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5 ways to set your new hire up for success
5 ways to set your new hire up for success

​Despite common misconceptions, the hiring and onboarding process doesn’t end once your new hire has joined you. It’s not just the first day, or even the first week that is fundamental in ensuring ...

by Mark Charman
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How and why upskilling can improve career growth in Maritime and Shipping - Faststream Recruitment
How and why upskilling can improve career growth in Maritime and Shipping

We live and work in a time where job security no longer comes from being employed, but from being employable. So, how do you remain employable in today’s fast-changing maritime sector?Well as the A...

by Mark Charman
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Results from the Naval Architecture Employment Survey 2022 Revealed
Results from the Naval Architecture Employment Survey 2022 Revealed

In June and July this year, we conducted an extensive, global survey and connected with thousands of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers to gain a unique insight into their views, opinions, and f...

by Mark Charman
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Why do candidates withdraw from job offers? Faststream Recruitment
Why do candidates withdraw from job offers?

Let me start by saying that whilst some candidates do withdraw from a job offer, this is not the norm. Changes in the marketplace have influenced some candidates to withdraw from job offers and the...

by Mark Charman
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How to keep your new employee engaged - from job offer to start date - Faststream Recruitment
How to keep your new employee engaged - from job offer to start date

​You have spent time attracting and interviewing candidates. You have made a great job offer, and this has been accepted by your favourite candidate. They have signed the contract, handed in their ...

by Mark Charman
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How to get your job offer accepted - Maritime Job Offers - Shipping Job Offers - Faststream Recruitment
How to get your job offer accepted

You have put the time and effort into recruiting for your job opening and you have identified the best candidate for your role. Now you are ready to make the job offer that will secure them as a ne...

by Mark Charman
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Top 10 most in demand people in shipping and maritime - shore-based position - Faststream Recruitment
Top 10 most in demand people in Maritime and Shipping 2022

The maritime and shipping sectors are booming and hiring managers are in pursuit of the best people in the market to help achieve their business goals. Across all sectors and disciplines, talented...

by Mark Charman
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Results from the Superintendent Employment Survey Revealed - Maritime Recruitment - Shipping Recruitment - Faststream Recruitment
Results from the Superintendent Employment Survey Revealed

There has been limited coverage of the wider thoughts and feelings of superintendents. As a business passionate about the maritime sector coupled with our reach of the people working as superintend...

by Mark Charman
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Top 5 most in-demand seagoing professionals - Maritime and Shipping - Faststream Recruitment
Top 5 most in-demand seagoing professionals

The maritime and shipping sectors are booming and hiring managers are in pursuit of the best people in the market to help achieve their business goals. In a rapidly changing marketplace, leaders an...

by Mark Charman
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Hiring Plans 2022 Insight
Two trends that will impact your hiring plans in 2022

As we approach the end of the year, I wanted to highlight a couple of key market trends in shipping and maritime, that without a doubt will impact your early 2022 hiring plans.Time to hire is takin...

by Mark Charman
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Naval Architecture Employment Review 2021
Naval Architecture Employment Review 2021

Faststream Recruitment conducted an extensive, global survey and connected with thousands of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers to gain a unique insight into their views, thoughts, and feelings ...

by Mark Charman
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Senior Maritime Executive Report - Faststream Recruitment
Senior Maritime Executive Report

It has not been “business as usual” in the maritime sector, and it is fair to say that none of us has been through a period like this before. The people needed to lead the maritime businesses that ...

by Mark Charman
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10 Maritime Recruitment Trends for 2020
Maritime Recruitment Trends for 2021

2020 has been one of the most challenging times that the maritime industry has had to face. The aftermath of this will create change in how businesses and people operate in the future. It will impa...

by Mark Charman
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Q & A with Mark Charman and Kelsey Purse - Faststream Recruitment
Q & A with Mark Charman and Kelsey Purse

Following on from Faststream Recruitment’s Maritime Employment and Industry Update, we wanted to share with you, the questions that Mark Charman, CEO & Founder and Kelsey Purse, Director of Shi...

by Martin Bennell
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Who will sail the world's ships? Faststream Recruitment
Who will sail the world's ships?

In Faststream Recruitment’s recent webinar ‘Maritime Employment & Industry Update’, Kelsey Purse, Director of Shipping shared her insights into how the pandemic has impacted the recruitment of ...

by Kelsey Purse
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Maritime Employment & Industry Update
Maritime Employment & Industry Update Winter 2020

​On Thursday 5th November, the maritime community gathered online to hear Mark Charman, CEO & Founder of Faststream Recruitment and Kelsey Purse, Director of Shipping deliver their maritime emp...

by Mark Charman
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The Future Maritime CEO - Faststream Recruitment
The Future Maritime CEO

On Wednesday 28th October 2020, the maritime community gathered online for the “Digital Danish Maritime Day – Perspectives Post COVID-19”. The virtual one day conference is a major event for the gl...

by Mark Charman
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Maritime Employment COVID-19 Update - Faststream Recruitment
Maritime Employment COVID-19 Update

On Thursday the 14th May, the maritime community gathered together online to hear Mark Charman, CEO & Founder of Faststream Recruitment deliver his Maritime Employment COVID-19 Update. You can ...

by Mark Charman
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Onboarding remotely - how to get new staff working from home - Faststream Recruitment
Onboarding remotely: how to get new staff working from home

The world is experiencing one of the biggest challenges of its time; COVID-19. With the current pandemic lockdown, restrictions on travel and social distancing rules in place, we are all having to ...

by Mark Charman
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Maritime Recruitment Trends for 2020 - Faststream Recruitment
10 Maritime Recruitment Trends for 2020

2019 has been an interesting year in Maritime. The impact of the year on recruitment trends has been significant. To highlight some of the trends developed from the last year and how they will im...

by Mark Charman
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