Eric Peters

Eric Peters

Eric Peters

eric.peters@faststream.com

Eric Peters is the Managing Director for Faststream Recruitment Group Americas, one of the world's leading staffing firms for over 15 years. Connect with Eric via LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/pub/eric-peters/5/87a/54b

Maritime Workforce Study

Maritime Workforce Study

By Eric Peters 2015-04-17 18:56:24

Hiring and employment in the Maritime industry is ever-evolving and certainly has its challenges in the current economic environment. The skills gap in Maritime is a well-covered topic which is spoken about regularly and is one of the sectors biggest challenges as it moves into the future. Louisiana’s Community & Technical Colleges and the Louisiana Association Of Business And Industry have produced a Maritime Workforce Study titled “An Invisible Giant: The Maritime Industry In Louisiana”. It looks in detail...

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employee benefits

Change in Strategy for Non-Traditional Benefits

By Eric Peters 2015-02-25 12:20:35

As the market for talent in the maritime industry becomes increasingly competitive, benefits will play a more significant part of employee attraction and retention strategies in 2015. Gone are the days where a large salary alone will draw top talent – employers must look at the complete offering, which means giving critical thought to employee benefits in an effort to attract and retain the talent needed to be competitive.  Massages, healthier food options, childcare coverage, pet-friendly workplaces and free yoga...

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