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Creating a strong Curriculum Vitae (CV) is crucial when applying for jobs in the marine and blue economy sectors. With its vast blue and complex ecosystems, these sectors attract those with a passion for the sea and a commitment to sustainable practices. Whether you are a seasoned professional in the marine sector or an aspiring candidate venturing into the blue economy, your journey begins with a crucial document – your CV....
As the new year unfolds, it's the perfect time to set fresh goals and embark on a journey of self-improvement . For those passionate about marine sciences and the blue economy, there's a wealth of opportunities to enhance your knowledge and skills. In this blog post, we'll explore the importance of upgrading your understanding of marine sciences and highlight some free training courses that can propel your expertise in the blue economy....
Step into the spotlight of career success with your LinkedIn profile as the key player in your professional path. In today's hyper-connected world, where networking and personal branding lead, your LinkedIn presence is more than just an online resume—it's your digital business card, shaping the –crucial– first impressions that pave the way to future opportunities. In the dynamic realm of the blue economy, where growth...
Welcome to our blog dedicated to the art of interviews - a crucial phase in your professional journey that can open doors to exciting opportunities and shape your career path. Whether you’re a recent graduate embarking on your first job search, a seasoned professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, or a freelance consultant seeking your next project, interviews are a universal rite of passage . Interviews are not simply...
In today's thriving Blue Economy, marked by economic activities related to the ocean and marine resources, collaboration and networking are the keys to success . This dynamic sector, with significant growth potential, thrives on the idea that working together is the path to unlocking the vast potential of our oceans while ensuring their preservation for future generations. By fostering strong networks and partnerships, stakeholders in the...
Easy Tips to Achieve Recognision: Winning Awards for Your Blue Economy Project Winning awards for your blue economy project can provide recognition, funding, and increased visibility , helping you to further achieve your goals in sustainable ocean and marine-related initiatives. Success in winning awards can inspire others to strive for excellence in their own pursuits. By serving as a role model and sharing your journey , you can make a...
In March 2020, the European Commission adopted a Communication named “ A Union of Equality: Gender Equality Strategy for 2020-2025 ”. A strategy to make  significant progress by 2025 towards a gender-equal Europe. This strategy will help to  reduce the unemployment rates  and to  break the ‘glass ceiling’  for women to progress to senior positions and other barriers. As...
According to the latest report of the  EU Blue Economy (2022) , the  established sectors of the EU Blue Economy  (i.e. marine living resources, marine non-living resources, marine renewable energy, port activities, shipbuilding and repair, maritime transport and coastal tourism)  directly employed close to 4.45 million people  and generated around €667.2 billion in turnover and €183.9...
The European Union Institutions appoint external experts to  assist in the evaluation of grant applications, projects and tenders, and to provide opinions and advice  in specific cases. The experts assist in: Evaluation of proposals, prize applications and tenders Monitoring of actions, grant agreements, public procurement contracts In addition, experts provide opinion and advise on:...
Podcasts have become a new tool for learning. They are easy to access from phone or tablet, there is a huge variety of topics and allow you multi-tasking. Would you like to l earn more about blue economy, marine sciences and ocean’s topics ? We have prepared you a compilation of the best podcasts for your listening pleasure.  Blue Economy podcast Diving...
If you are a  marine consultant looking for opportunities at international organisations,  keep reading the post! Usually, the international organisations launch a  call of experts to create a database of experts  who will be called when the opportunity arises. Normally, they are looking for  senior profiles  (at least, more than 7 years of experience) but the entry requirements are different...
The UK is one the countries with largest tradition in the maritime affairs.  The  U K universities usually receive high scores  in g lobal university rankings  and have plenty of  practice-focused marine science courses.  Some universities that offer graduate and postgraduate courses in the UK are Bangor University, University of Aberdeen, Plymouth University, University of Southampton,...