"Look after your people... and they will look after you". The first point of contact for anyone wanting to go to sea is likely to be a member of the human resources (HR) department; equally, the first point of contact for any seafarer outside the ship is likely to be his/her HR or crewing manager.
Alot of us would surmise that the HR Manager in a shipping company in most cases is a mariner. But, how about a non-mariner?
The Recruitment Department at Viking Recruitment is made up of a wide and diverse team who work with our clients and candidates on a daily basis. A large number of the team have previously worked onboard cruise ships, in differing positions, and this is certainly a plus....
Examining the role of HR in maritimeDownload PDF