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As a specialist in the maritime, shipping and energy recruitment sectors, we at Halcyon are very fortunate to be in possession of market data that is often out of the public domain. We undertake a significant amount of salary benchmarking, on a client retained basis and for our own purposes. Recently, we have seen a considerable amount of activity in commercial operations positions and are regularly being ... Read More »

What is in store for 2017?

What is in store for 2017? Which markets are buoyant? What impact are Brexit and Trump having? Is Singapore still dominating regional growth? By Heidi Heseltine, Chief Executive Officer, Halcyon Recruitment I’ve been in shipping for over 25 years now, 15 of which have been working in maritime and energy recruitment. Of all those years, December 2016 was one of the quietest months I have known in recru... Read More »

8th Maritime Employee Survey results available now

More shore-based employees in the shipping industry are concerned with their job security than ever before according to research conducted by leading international maritime jobs specialist Halcyon Recruitment and online training provider Coracle. The 8th Maritime Employee Survey published today (15th November), based on nearly 3,000 responses, found that 63% of participants were concerned about their jobs and... Read More »

Halcyon Recruitment enhances team

Maritime recruitment specialist Halcyon Recruitment is delighted to announce the appointment of David Townley as its new Operations Director in Singapore in support of Halcyon’s continuing growth. David’s expertise lies in the oil and gas and marine sectors where he has placed candidates in graduate through to CEO positions. With over 10 years experience as a leading Recruitment Manager for positions in the ... Read More »

Halcyon Recruitment strengthens team

Halcyon Recruitment strengthens team with new Operations Director Maritime recruitment specialist Halcyon Recruitment is delighted to announce the appointment of Danni Devine as its new Operations Director. The move is part of Halcyon’s continuing growth in the UK and Singapore. Danni is a senior management recruitment professional with over 10 years’ experience within the maritime sector, and will be wor... Read More »

Singapore recruitment and future planning

Recent developments in the Singapore Shipping Scene It’s a well-known fact that the overall shipping, oil and gas industry hasn’t been doing well. Retrenchment of local employees, outsourcing of functions to neighbouring lower cost countries, freezing headcount, etc have been unfortunately, a common sight this year. Despite shipping not thriving well commercially, it is encouraging to see the strong commitme... Read More »

Springtime, new arrivals and bonuses

With the arrival of Spring in Europe, we anticipate new growth all around and not just in the garden.... With continued expansion in Singapore, we were delighted to welcome another new member to the team last month. Juliet Kasko is an experienced consultant, qualified with the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and a background in liner, logistics and port industries prior to recruitment. We are also s... Read More »

Expansion, contraction and 5G connectivity!

LUNAR NEW YEAR OF THE MONKEY Hi Mariners and Maritime People. The festivities are over and Asia is settling down and focusing on how to get businesses moving, growing and prospering into the New Year. Halcyon Singapore has shaken away the last vestiges of the Gong Xi Fa Cai greetings and is getting down to the nitty gritty of serving all of our clients and candidates alike. Halcyon New Singapore Off... Read More »

Blogs, market trends and late Christmas parties!

Welcome to our first blog of the year. We will be publishing monthly blogs that cover a range of industry topics – if there are any specific subjects you would like us to consider, we would love to hear from you. 2015 was a fantastic year for Halcyon Recruitment, not least because we celebrated our 10 year anniversary. Our birthday present to ourselves was a new website with the latest in mobile technology,... Read More »

London vs Singapore, the ICS debate

Our Managing Director, Heidi Heseltine, was delighted to speak at the recent ICS event, 'London vs Singapore - is the sun setting in the West?'. It was a lively discussion and a very enjoyable evening, covered by various shipping press including Lloyds List (see below). For a copy of the presentation, please email Read More »

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