Has social media taken over from the crew agent?
Guest blog post by Danielle Berclouw When I left my Amsterdam flat to head out to sunny Mallorca in order to ‘seek my fortune on a super yacht’ all those 14(!) years ago I was armed with my Nokia phone the size and weight of a brick and a floppy disk(!) in case I’d need to print out some more CV’s.. In Palma I’d check my email in a smelly internet cafe and make my calls from a phone booth hoping whichever Captain I was speaking to would run out of questions before I’d run out of clinking coins.. Linked-in was little known, Facebook still far off from being invented and Tweeting still something only little birds did.. Now, of course I have a sleek and shiny MacBook air which weighs less than my phone did then, a teeny, tiny USB stick, an iPhone that can tell me where I am, what the weather’s like in ‘Wagga Wagga’ and what the meaning of the word ‘williwaw’ is. Photo Credit: User:Jjborcean Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported I’m Wassaping, Skyping, Tweeting, Texting, Foursquaring and Facebooking all at the same time! I’m mostly on Facebook which is also how I often find […]