Matthew Fetterman

Matthew Fetterman is a graduate of USMMA (Second Assistant Engineer) and an MA candidate, Organizational Psychology, Change Leadership, at Columbia University, NY


Millennials in the Merchant Marine

By Matthew Fetterman 2016-05-18 17:05:48

The nation’s workforce is more diverse today than ever before. We currently have five generations working together, and just last year, the workforce’s largest percentage became millennials. The merchant marine is seeing this same change. As our veteran sailors are preparing to retire and millennials are stepping up to fill vacant positions, we need to make a change to ensure the younger sailors stay onboard. Sailing careers or time in a job for millennials are shorter than those of previous...

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