Ask the Crew Agent: Salt Placement

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

Top 4 Mistakes on Yacht CVs

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

What skills are useful to find a job on luxury yachts?

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?

Disabling Email Alerts on Crew Compass

At some point, you may be unavailable for a job and want to stop receiving emails. No problem, we made it easy for you. Follow this 1 step: To stop receiving alerts you can actually control this in your app under the SETTINGS tab. See screenshot below, just uncheck the "email alerts" option and tap SAVE. When you want … Continue reading Disabling Email Alerts on Crew Compass

5 Mistakes to Avoid While Looking for a Yacht Job

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

5 Ways to Find Yacht Crew

Captains and managers, are you looking for new crew members now? With so many ways to find yacht crew, which one is the right one for you? We go through the good, the bad, and the ugly of each method: Posting On Job Boards The Good: Might seem quick and easy...what could go wrong? The Bad: You … Continue reading 5 Ways to Find Yacht Crew

How To Look For Jobs While Currently on a Yacht

So you thought you found the "perfect" yacht job, but now you're not so sure. Yacht jobs come and go, and you're tempted to see what else is out there. We get it, things change. Luckily, the Crew Compass JOBS app will help you discreetly look for another job. Did you know there is an … Continue reading How To Look For Jobs While Currently on a Yacht

Find a Yacht Job Now: 3 Ways to Boost Your Profile

Anxious to find a yacht job now? You could be doing all the wrong things and not even know it. Here are three ways to boost your profile to get hired: 1. Log in DAILY: This is crucial. Crew who check in more frequently will have their profiles appear at the top of the list. … Continue reading Find a Yacht Job Now: 3 Ways to Boost Your Profile

Yacht Jobs: 3 Ways to Stay Positive During the Search

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

How to Find a Job on a Yacht

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