Seafarer Social Media
#Tips and pointers for #seafarers using social media while at sea, plus other #SocialMedia and #maritime job related things we find interesting!
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At Martide we use Twitter on a daily basis to keep up with the latest news and items of interest from the world of maritime and we also like to post our own tweets. If you follow us on Twitter you’ll see we like to share a mixture of blog posts and our vacant jobs at sea.
If, like most people on the face of this planet, you spend your fair share of time browsing social media, whether you’re looking for news, sports results or even seafarer jobs, you might be interested in this blog post. Especially if you're interested in maritime and you like Twitter!
Ready to send a post out into the world? Check it before hitting the send button. Does it say anything that might make your current, or a future, employer see you in a less than flattering light? These days shipping companies will often Google you and check your social media accounts before hiring you and most will not look kindly upon rants and intolerance - no matter how ‘humorous’ the intent was.
We can agree that social media can play an important role in keeping you connected and entertained in those occasional moments when loneliness or boredom kicks in. But it’s back to the point of this blog post: why you need to be careful with your social media usage - and that goes for whether you’re working in seafarer jobs or in jobs in ports or shipping offices ashore.
In this blog post we’re going to walk you through how to create a Twitter account (if you don’t already have one) and get started on the platform so you can build your online seafarer profile before you go out and look for those seafarer jobs. #socialmedia #jobs #seafarers #Twitter #careers #jobhunting #seamen