Hiring Tips

  • 5 Tips for Yachting CV’s

    February 24, 2017

    Tips and Tricks on how to write a superyacht crew CV. Also feel free to download and use the CV templates at the bottom of the artical.

    Note: We use the term CV throughout to refer to what some people call ...

  • Are your crew letting hackers on-board?

    December 8, 2016

    Imagine having your guest’s / owners identities stolen or laptops infected due to poor on-board digital security. Hacking is now big business. Over the last few years hackers have become ever more sophisticated resulting in bigger data breaches.

    Hacking is ...

  • Sourcing Crew; Agents versus Social Media

    August 2, 2016

    In recent years social media has become an increasingly popular tool for hiring crew. Platforms like Facebook have given captains easy access to a vast audience of potential candidates on what can only be described as the world’s largest jobs ...

  • Hire Slow and Fire Fast

    July 21, 2016

    “Hire slow and fire fast” is generally a good mantra when managing crew. But sometimes you simply don’t have that choice. Where loss of crew is due to injury or incompatibility, for example, you’re forced to recruit mid-season, you may ...

  • The 5 Screening Questions You Should Always Ask

    April 29, 2016

    Is your interview technique all about having a bit of a chit chat or do you have a plan?
    We‘ve put together a list of key interview questions to help you weed out the bad apples.

    1. “Tell me ...

  • Attracting top talent starts with your Job description

    April 29, 2016

    If you’re only looking for top-tier talent, writing a focused job posting will filter out most of the unsuitable applicants.

    1. Write an Informative Job Title
    The job title is the very first thing a job seeker sees.
    Aim for 25–50 ...