Join us on May 21st for a virtual career fair!

The Women Offshore Foundation will host a virtual career day, Friday, May 21st, 2021. Attend panel discussions and exhibitor booths. Network with companies, hear from recruiting experts and learn about what it takes to stand out in the job application process for success. In the latest episode of the Women Offshore podcast, hear all about the upcoming Maritime Career Day! Ally Cedeno, the founder of Women Offshore and host of the podcast, runs through the agenda and tells you what to expect from this career-propelling event!

Featured Sessions:

Resume Writing: How to Stand out in a Crowd, Presented by Dana Rasco, Recruitment Supervisor at Transocean
With the average hiring manager or recruiter spending 6-7 seconds reviewing a resume…. there isn’t much time to make that lasting impression. So to avoid your resume from being thrown in the “Rejection” pile, you must start thinking like a marketer and present yourself in the best possible light. This presentation will discuss focusing on the importance of using key words, adding skills and tailoring your resume for that dream job to greatly enhance your chances of being selected for an interview.

From Military to Mariner: How Skills from Service Translate to a Civilian Career
The decision to change careers can be overwhelming for anyone, add the challenge of transitioning from an active-duty military to a civilian career, and the transition can seem even more daunting. You may wonder, “how do the skills I acquired while in active service translate to a civilian career?” In our Military to Mariner (M2M) presentation, you will learn about this fantastic program developed to identify transferrable skills and ease the transition from active-duty military to a fruitful career in the U.S. merchant marine.

5 Interview Preparation Tips for Offshore Professionals, Presented by Sophie de Jong, Recruiter Renewables at Atlas Professionals
Preparing for an interview primarily means taking time to thoughtfully consider your goals and qualifications relative to the position and employer. In this session, Sophie de Jong, Recruiter Renewables at Atlas Professionals, shares her go-to tips for interview preparation and shares some of the commonly asked questions by recruiters in the offshore industry.

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The Women Offshore Foundation is an online organization and resource center for a diverse workforce on the water. Its mission is to propel women into meaningful careers through access to a worldwide community and professional development resources, while raising awareness amongst industry leaders and decision makers about issues affecting women on the water. Contact Women Offshore today: hello@womenoffshore.org.

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