Permanent or Contract? It’s about finding the right fit for you

The naval shipbuilding and defence industry has a diverse mix of roles for professionals in the sector. Many of these fall into two categories, permanent or contract, but which is the best option? Your answer could be very different depending on your own working needs and industry specialisation. Do you need reliability? Or are you […]

Marine People has a new look

The same specialised recruitment service, with a stronger identity. Marine People are delighted to showcase our new visual identity. Since 2015 we’ve made it our mission to source the very best candidates across the globe, in partnership with IMarEST. We’ve decided to update our logo, typeface, website, and colour palette to give us room to […]

A year on – how Naval Defence and Security adapted to Covid-19

At exactly a year and one month since the coronavirus caused the UK to enforce a nationwide lockdown – the green shoots of recovery can be seen in defence and security companies across the world. During the uncertain times we have faced since the pandemic, the defence and security industry showed how adaptable it can […]

Top tips for getting the most out of your relationship with a recruiter

If you’re a job seeker in the current climate, you will more than likely come across a recruiter in your job search sooner or later – but just how do you get the most out of working with an agency?  At Marine People, we’re dedicated to finding you the perfect role in this uncertain time, […]

ICONIC MARITIME: Cockatoo Island, The Heart of Australian Shipbuilding

Dock and Shipyard on Cockatoo Island

When talking about Australian shipbuilding heritage, it is impossible to not mention Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour. Originally a prison, the island became a dockyard in the 1800s and produced hundreds of ships for the Royal Australian Navy until its closure in 1991. Over 290 ships – totalling some 150,000 tons – were built on […]

Five top tips to help you ace that remote interview

Tips to help you ace that remote interview

During the Covid-19 pandemic, businesses across the world have had to adapt to a new way of working. With the lack of face-to-face communication, almost every worker will have had some experience of a video call. Naturally, businesses have had to adapt their hiring policy to a remote-based system, so how do candidates adapt in […]

Is D&I the key to filling niche Marine Engineering roles?

Every maritime engineering organisation knows that frustrating feeling; when you have a role that you struggle to find the perfect candidate for. But we should ask ourselves the question, is there ever a perfect candidate? At Marine People, our tagline is Recruit. Retain. Develop, Diversify. Perhaps the most important element of the things we see […]

ICONIC MARITIME: Celebrating Leonard Roy Harmon as part of #BlackHistoryMonth

Celebrating maritime, marine engineering and shipbuilding across the globe, we take a look at the iconic people and locations that are instrumental to the industry – This week and as part of Black History Month, we take a look at the incredible contribution of Leonard Roy Harmon, this first black man to have a warship […]

ICONIC MARITIME: Shipbuilding on the Clyde, then and now

Celebrating maritime, marine engineering and shipbuilding across the globe, we take a look at the iconic people and locations that are instrumental to the industry – this week we focus on the famous shipbuilding heritage on the banks of the River Clyde in Glasgow, Scotland. Despite the majority of the Clyde’s shipbuilding history being associated […]