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More progress needed on diversity and inclusion

Shipping's employers have responded well in looking after their shore-based teams during the ongoing COVID pandemic, according to the results of a new survey of maritime employees, in contrast to the experiences of seafarers during the pandemic. Further action is needed to confront discrimination and to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace. These are just some of the findings from the 12th Annual ... Read More »

‘Business as usual’ not an option for employers

Warning signs for shipping businesses as employees seek more focus on workplace culture and support, including diversity and inclusion, in post-COVID era. Shipping industry employees are prioritising greater efforts to improve diversity and inclusion, as well as workplace support for training and development - and are increasingly prepared to look for new jobs elsewhere, according to the results of a major an... Read More »

Halcyon announces high profile appointment

Senior hire signals Halcyon’s support for global talent drive across shipping and maritime in 2020 Ben Darnton joins Halcyon as its new Commercial Director, based in the UK. Heidi Heseltine, CEO of Halcyon, commented: “The search for talent will be one of the defining themes for shipping in 2020, across every sector and region. The maritime and energy industries are in transition with new roles coming t... Read More »

10th annual Maritime Employee Survey

We have again surveyed individuals within the global shipping and maritime markets in order to provide a detailed view of financial and motivational issues from an employee perspective. We would like to thank all those who took the time to participate. Headline news · 70% of participants feel their employer could do more to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce. · 25% of all respondents believe they ... 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 »

VP - Business Development, Marine Services Company

The team at Halcyon were fantastic throughout the every stage of the process. They made sure that I was always aware of the progress and kept updated throughout, and combined with their knowledge of the maritime sector, meant that the experience was of working with people who understood the market place and cared about both the people and the requirements rather than just trying to fill a role. I would certa... Read More »

Managing Director, International Tanker Operator

Halcyon knows the Tanker market, works with us to understand our specific staffing requirements and provides a solid short list of high calibre candidates with no fuss and no hassle. We shall happily continue to use Halcyon in the future and have no hesitation in our recommendation. Read More »

Managing Director, International Ship Brokers

We used Halcyon Recruitment to source a Chartering Broker when we needed to expand our team. The service we received was professional, personal and caring. The consultant in question maintained full ownership of the process from start to finish and clearly understood what we were looking for, employing a thorough candidate screening process. The result was a fast and efficient turnaround leading directly to ... Read More »

HR Manager, Chemical Tanker Owner

Through integrity, candidates are placed within days, sometimes even hours of contacting the office. Halcyon has highly professional candidates, and due to Halcyon’s actions, we didn’t suffer with downtime, or staffing shortages. I have great confidence that they are able to provide the services I need, when requested. No matter whom I deal with, I am treated like I am their only priority. I know that they are ... Read More »

General Manager – Commercial , MR tanker owner

Halcyon Recruitment helped us in an executive search, and delivered just as promised. The consultant at Halcyon Recruitment was a great listener and had a keen eye for specialist talent within the maritime industry. Read More »

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