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The Seafarer

The Seafarer | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
In the first of our series of “FairLeads” dedicated to the “The Seafarer” we take a look at startups that focus on facilitating crewing on one side but also communication and information transparency between seafarers. After a difficult period for all people at sea, we look forward to host the founders of three significant startups […]
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9 Things To Do Before Leaving Home for a Job at Sea

9 Things To Do Before Leaving Home for a Job at Sea | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Whether it's your first job at sea or 50th it's good to be prepared! Read Martide's seafarer checklist of 9 things
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5 More Big Mistakes People Make in Their Seafarer Resume

5 More Big Mistakes People Make in Their Seafarer Resume | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Want to get your seafarer resume up to scratch before you start looking for jobs at sea? Avoid these 5 mistakes.
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Why Trash Talking Former Employers on Your Seafarer Resume is a No-No

Why Trash Talking Former Employers on Your Seafarer Resume is a No-No | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
If you're writing your seafarer resume, don't be tempted to trash talk an old employer. It'll backfire! Here's why.
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Why You Should Research Companies You Apply for Seafarer Jobs With

Why You Should Research Companies You Apply for Seafarer Jobs With | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Seafarer jobs are often contracts & you rarely stay with an employer forever but you should still research a company.
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Your Guide to Different Types of Seafarer Jobs

Your Guide to Different Types of Seafarer Jobs | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Want to know about some different seafarer jobs? This is your guide to some of the jobs in the maritime industry.
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4 More Mistakes Not to Make in Interviews for Seafarer Jobs

4 More Mistakes Not to Make in Interviews for Seafarer Jobs | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Interviewing for seafarer jobs? Read this and you'll impress employers when it comes to finding jobs at sea!
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How to Sell Yourself in a Maritime Resume without Showing Off

How to Sell Yourself in a Maritime Resume without Showing Off | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Find out here how to write a seafarer resume that sells your skills but doesn't make you look like a big show off!
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5 Ways to Improve Life Onboard by Being a Better Crewmate

5 Ways to Improve Life Onboard by Being a Better Crewmate | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Being nice isn't a weakness it's a strength. Especially in seafarer jobs. Here's 5 ways to be a better crewmate.
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10 of Martide's Favorite Seafarer Quotes About the Sea

10 of Martide's Favorite Seafarer Quotes About the Sea | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
If you love inspirational quotes for seafarers, quotes about seafarers & quotes for seamen, you'll love our sea quotes.
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How to Cope When Your Partner Works Away From Home – Martide

How to Cope When Your Partner Works Away From Home – Martide | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
If you’re a stay at home partner in a relationship where one of you is working away from home you don’t need us to tell you it can be hard. Some days you're fine yet other times you struggle to cope while your partner is living life on a cargo ship thousands of miles away. Here's how to handle it.
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6 Steps to Creating a Seafarer LinkedIn Profile - Martide

6 Steps to Creating a Seafarer LinkedIn Profile - Martide | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
#Martide tells you how to create a profile and use #LinkedIn as an online #maritime resume to find the best vacant #seafarer jobs.
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How to Cope with Working Away in Jobs at Sea - Martide

How to Cope with Working Away in Jobs at Sea - Martide | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
If you're one of the many across the globe working in #seafarer #jobs it can hard to get used to working away from home. Martide has tips on how to cope.
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Things You Really Shouldn't Include on Your Seafarer Resume

Things You Really Shouldn't Include on Your Seafarer Resume | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Some things should be left off a seafarer resume. Read our guide to seaman resumes to find out what they are!
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5 Big Mistakes People Make in Their Seafarer Resume

5 Big Mistakes People Make in Their Seafarer Resume | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Writing your seafarer resume? Read this to learn 5 errors you must avoid when writing a resume for a seaman.
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Why You Should Embrace Technology to Fill Jobs at Sea

Why You Should Embrace Technology to Fill Jobs at Sea | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Finding good seafarers can be hard. Read on to find out why tech is the answer to maritime recruitment woes.
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Interviewing for Seafarer Jobs

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Interviewing for Seafarer Jobs | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
You must be prepared when you're applying for seafarer jobs. Avoid these things if you want to nail that interview!
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10 of Martide's Favorite Seafarer Quotes

10 of Martide's Favorite Seafarer Quotes | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Looking for seafarer quotes and inspirational quotes for seamen? Here 10 thought provoking seamanship quotes.
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4 Questions You May be Asked at Seafarer Job Interviews (And How to Answer Them)

4 Questions You May be Asked at Seafarer Job Interviews (And How to Answer Them) | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Be prepared for seafarer job interviews by checking out these 4 common seafarer interview questions & answers
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What Certificates are Needed to Work in Seafarer Jobs?

What Certificates are Needed to Work in Seafarer Jobs? | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Having the right certificates is crucial for a career in seafarer jobs. Here's what some seafarer ranks need.
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How Seafarers Can Take Pride in Jobs at Sea

How Seafarers Can Take Pride in Jobs at Sea | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Read on for handy reminders on how to take pride in your job at sea on the days when life feels tougher than usual.
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Everything You Need to Know About Marine Oiler Jobs

Everything You Need to Know About Marine Oiler Jobs | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
There are lots of different seafarer jobs and if you’ve ever wondered what a Marine Oiler does, keep reading!
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What is the Definition of Maritime?

What is the Definition of Maritime? | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
Read this if you've ever wondered what is the definition of maritime? What does maritime mean? Find out here!
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How to Start a Sea Career in Jobs at Sea - Martide

How to Start a Sea Career in Jobs at Sea - Martide | Life at Sea | Scoop.it
You want to start your #career at #sea but in an industry that often chooses experienced #seafarers over #cadets how do you get a foot in the door?
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The solitary world of lighthouse keepers in old photos

A fortnight ago, I featured in an article some fantastic paintings of fishermen at sea. I called these toilers of the sea “the invisible ones” to debunk the IMO-initiated myth of seafarers as being invisible to the rest of humanity. There is another group of workers who fall under the same category: lighthouse keepers.
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