LONDON 17 February 2016 – In shipping where you and your company stands is a key to retaining and attracting talent, along with choosing between new and current paths. WISTA UK is collaborating with Spinnaker Global to discuss the topic, “salary breakdown for both men and women within shore-based shipping jobs” at the WISTA UK event from 6 to 9 pm on 24 February.
Guest speaker, Karen Waltham, Managing Director of HR Consulting from Spinnaker Global, will highlight the latest salary trends in the shipping market and debate how these trends could affect women in particular.
This event is free to attend and is open to everyone. It will be held at the offices of Moore Stephens, 150 Aldersgate Street, London on Wednesday 24 February 2016.
Chaired by Sue Terpilowski OBE, President of WISTA UK and Managing Director of Image Line, WISTA UK is pleased to host this debate and important topic for the sector and is looking forward to the results which will it is sure will spark a very interesting discussion from the floor.
WISTA UK is the founding country of WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) an international organisation for women in management positions involved in the maritime sector and related trades worldwide.
About WISTA & WISTA UK:
WISTA UK was founded in 1974 and is the oldest of the WISTA national associations. WISTA UK currently has over 140 members and is currently on a recruitment drive.
The Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is an international organisation for women in management positions involved in the maritime transportation business and related trades worldwide. It is a major player in attracting more women to the industry and in supporting women in management positions. With networking, education and mentoring in focus, WISTA seeks to enhance members’ competence and empower career success. WISTA is growing and currently counts over 1.600 individual members in 34 National WISTA Associations.
In 2014 WISTA UK launched the Came by Ship campaign which is designed to raise awareness of the shipping industry and help younger people realise the impact it has on our everyday lives as well as the great potential it holds for career opportunities. The Came by Ship Twitter account now has over 1200 followers and was nominated for the Maritime Foundation’s 2015 Maritime Media Awards – digital media campaign award. The two competitions are now open – essay and photographic full details can be found online www.camebyship.com @camebyship
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