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9th Maritime Employee Survey results

9th Maritime Employee Survey reveals rising confidence in shipping industry employment prospects Shore-based shipping industry employees around the world feel slightly more positive about their employment prospects and are less likely to seek new positions in the near future according to research conducted by leading international maritime recruiter Halcyon Recruitment and online training provider Coracle. Ju... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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