What is so special about Crewix profile?
Crewix is global, and that's why user's profile was designed to be simple and versatile.
Our seaman's profile is truly epic — there is everything that normal application form would have and then some.
You can share your profile with anyone. You can use it as regular application form or as a CV.
You can export your profile to PDF and print it.
There is so much that you can do.
Why should I fill out my profile?
If you want to be successful on Crewix, you will need to completely fill out your profile and be an active user.
Once you fill out your profile you'll be able to apply for vacancies and be hired, as well as be visible on the seamen
And don't forget — we might offer you a job, but only if your profile is filled out.
How can I use my profile as application form as well as a CV?
There are two ways you can use your profile:
General — for everyone who works at trade fleet.
CV — for those who work at offshore fleet or passenger fleet.
Keep in mind there is just one profile. It's versatile and universal, so you can you use it in any way you want.
However, if you work at offshore fleet or passenger fleet, you would probably want to have a CV. And you can, there are some blocks that are made with CV in mind, like notes or experience.
To use you profile as CV you can fill those blocks and export your profile as CV. It's really easy.
What kind of formats Crewix use for dates, phone numbers, etc?
Here are all kinds of formats we're using on Crewix with examples:
Phone numbers: +[country code][number]
That's about it.
Where can I find some examples a good profile?
How do I edit my profile?
Your profile consists of your profile picture and blocks. Feel free to explore each block that is editable.
If you want to edit a block just press Edit in the top right corner of that block. Yep, it's that simple.
for more detailed explanation on how to edit your profile check out our Crewix guide
How do I edit my profile picture?
It's important to have a profile picture.
Your profile picture can be any of your personal photos. You can use the same picture you are using in other social networks.
To change your profile picture, simply click on it and select Upload photo. Please note that you should crop your photo into a square and be sure it's at least 450x450px and JPG only.
How do I edit my CV picture?
CV picture is required and it's even more important than your profile picture.
Your CV picture is the picture that companies will see first because it's the one included in your application form PDF.
Your CV picture is should be the same photo as you would use in your passport. It's very important for employers to see your CV picture.
To change your CV picture, simply edit the Main information block. Please note that the picture should be at least 300x384px and JPG only.
What is an availability status?
Your availability status will show in the bottom right corner of your profile picture.
Your availability status is here to notify employers whether you are available or not. Hover over it to see more details.
You can change your availability status in the Main information block in your profile.
There are 4 availability statuses:
Available for hire
Available from specific date
On board till specific date
Some expiry dates of my documents are yellow or red. What does it mean?
Yellow color means that your documents are expiring in less than 6 months.
Red color means that your documents have expired.
Be sure to renew your documents in time or you risk losing a job offer!
How do I export my profile?
You can export your profile to PDF to share it with employers.
To export your profile, simply press the Export to PDF button under your profile picture.
You can export your profile as full profile which will include all blocks, or just a short version — CV which is best for offshore and passenger fleets.
You can also use custom export type, which will enable you to select what blocks of your profile you want to include in PDF.
Notes block is useful for CV. You can add more details about you, or your cover letter.
How do I upload my document scans? And why should I do it?
Employers will often want to see your document scans. So you need to store them somewhere.
We offer you a convinient way to store your document scans in our cloud, simply add a document in your Profile tab, then go to Document scans tab and you'll be able to select upload a document scan for that document.
Once you upload your document scans you'll be able to view and download them from the cloud whenever you want. It's really easy.
What is a sea service block?
Sea service is the heart of your career. Be sure to add all of your past contracts here.
What is an experience block?
Experience block is useful for CV, especially for passenger fleet, where you might need a strong experience in hospitality industry.
If you had regular jobs (not at sea) you can list them in this block.
Why do I need a business card?
Hand over a stunning business card to a crewing company and they may keep it to hire you later. Simple as that.
You can generate by choosing a background color for your card and pressing the download button in the Business card tab in your profile.
After you download the card, go ahead and visit your local print shop. Use a matte finish for your cards.
We’re here to help. Get in touch and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.