Finding a job on a yacht can come from any source: dockwalking, yacht job apps (Crew Compass), friends, or crew agents. We chatted with Michelle Niles from Salt Placement, an experienced yacht crew agent, about top tips when it comes to getting hired. Read on for some helpful insights! Crew Compass: What makes Salt Placement … Continue reading Ask the Crew Agent: Salt Placement
Having an accurate and aesthetically pleasing CV is the first step to getting a job on a yacht. But are you making any of these top 4 mistakes? 1. Bad or Unprofessional Photo Your CV photo can make or break a captain’s first impression of you. It should be at the top of your CV … Continue reading Top 4 Mistakes on Yacht CVs
Depending on the yacht position you're after, it's always helpful to have certain skills that will give you the edge over other crew members vying for the same job. Even if you have the skillset and experience, it’s about being smart about how and where to look for yacht jobs. Also, if you’re seeking a … Continue reading What skills are useful to find a job on luxury yachts?
So you've put together your yacht CV, applied to jobs, and still nothing! What gives? You could be making some common mistakes that could jeopardize your chances of getting hired. Here are a few common mistakes to avoid during the job hunt. Are you guilty of any of them? 1. Bad CV Photo Your photo is … Continue reading 5 Mistakes to Avoid While Looking for a Yacht Job
Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or an aspiring yachtie, we’ve all been there at some point: you’ve been looking for that perfect yacht job, and it’s been weeks and still nothing seems to be the right fit! It’s easy to get down in the dumps or panic-accept the first job that comes your way because … Continue reading Yacht Jobs: 3 Ways to Stay Positive During the Search
Here at Crew Compass, we're dedicated to helping crew find a job on a yacht and to making it easy with our free job apps! Whether you’re a professional looking to make a career jump or a recent college graduate in search of adventure, yachting could be a great opportunity for you. Why? With little … Continue reading How to Find a Job on a Yacht