Writing a maritime resume isn’t something people do for fun. It’s time consuming, it can be hard to know what to include and what to omit, and checking for spelling errors is a pain. So we’re giving you a headstart by telling you 5 big mistakes people often make when writing a resume for a seafarer.
As a seafarer you know life on a cargo ship means being away from home for months at a time. It’s part of the job and a fact of life. Whether you’re 110% okay with it or you accept it as a necessary part of your career it can feel a little overwhelming at certain times of the year. Such as Christmas