LIFE AS A NAVIG8 EMPLOYEE
When did you decide you wanted a career in shipping?
After doing some work experience with shipowners/broking houses, I saw that shipping could be an exciting, sociable and rewarding career to embark upon.
Why did you choose Navig8?
Navig8, as one of the fastest growing and forward thinking shipowners in the industry, offers a young trainee the perfect environment to learn from experienced professionals whilst also taking on one’s own responsibilities as the company expands.
What has your experience been so far?
In such a fast-moving firm, the learning curve has been steep; however, this means the learning process is extremely rewarding. The office is an extremely social and friendly place and, whether it be an educational question or a simple chat, people always find the time to talk to you.
What advice would you give to others considering a career in shipping?
Shipping is an extremely exciting industry and is constantly adapting to keep up with global trends/demands; such a dynamic/challenging environment makes for an extremely satisfying work environment and I would recommend it to anybody.
How do you feel you’ve developed since joining Navig8?
As my first full time job, Navig8 has helped develop my analytical skills, whilst also giving me an understanding of the systems that are used across the industry. Additionally, Navig8 has instilled in me a desire to produce work of the highest quality that can be sent externally to clients.
What are your thoughts on training and development at Navig8?
Whilst working at Navig8 I have always felt fully supported by my Managers and any questions, no matter how rudimentary, are always met with the same enthusiasm and patience. Regarding development, Navig8 is a company that rewards hard work & ability and offers promising individuals many opportunities for career progression.