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Autonomous ships and smart ships are buzzwords that have been doing the rounds in the maritime industry recently. And it’s not surprising that many have expressed concern for the future of seafarer jobs. But the rise of self sailing ships doesn’t necessarily mean the end of the mariner. Here’s why.
Losing (or forgetting) your seafarer documents when you're traveling for jobs at sea can be a nightmare. Printing endless copies of your seafarer resume is a hassle. That's why storing them online in the Cloud makes perfect sense. Here's how to do that.
Social media is a powerful tool and for many people checking their news feeds, shares and likes is a daily routine. But for seafarers working in jobs at sea and spending months away from home, social media can be a real lifeline. But it must be used wisely.
If you usually try traditional ways to find seafarer jobs we’re going to ask you to take a leap of faith and try the online way of looking for jobs at sea. Bear with us while we explain why looking for seamen jobs online is the way to go. In fact we’ve 7 reasons why you should look for jobs online!
When you look at maritime jobs with a traditional mindset the idea that you might need to list technology skills on your seafarer resume might seem strange. But like many, if not all industries, maritime and jobs at sea are no longer immune to digitization and an increasing dependence on technology.
When even some of the biggest and best known companies in the world have fallen victim to cyber attacks from hackers, it pretty much means that none of us are safe - and that's both on a business and a personal level. If you're working in jobs at sea, here's how to stay safe online.
When it comes to finding jobs at sea some places might be more obvious than others. You know about seafarer jobs boards, maritime recruitment agencies and Facebook. In this post we’re looking at another social media website to find seafarer jobs: Twitter. Here’s how to create an account and profile.
You’ve written your maritime resume, you’re looking for your next contract - but is LinkedIn at the top of your list when you’re looking for new seafarer jobs? Maybe not. But you shouldn’t ignore LinkedIn just because you’re not working a 9 to 5 job.
Social media and seafarers may not always make the best bed fellows. Life at sea is no longer “what happens at sea stays at sea” but there’s still the potential of unflattering photos and posts being seen by more than just your friends ashore and doing serious damage to your maritime career.
One of the most obvious advances in maritime technology is the magnetic compass. And we can’t help but wonder if any of the mariners of yesteryear were as opposed to this ‘new fangled’ piece of equipment when it was introduced as some seafarers are to modern technology!