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 at the workforce shortage in the sector throughout Louisiana and what the industry needs to do to help secure its future. An extremely interesting read – the report is available to download here
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