Yotspot and CrewPass Announces Partnership


Today, CrewPass are extremely excited to announce a new integration partnership with Yotspot. Yotspot has now added a background check section enabling, all crew to show they have been background checked and approved by CrewPass. 

This is an amazing opportunity for us and Yotspot as with this new integration, they can expand on the service that they provide in recruitment. By streamlining its verification processes, they can achieve this with the help of CrewPass.

About Yotspot

Yotspot is a yachting job board with a reputation for being the leading job board in the yachting industry. With over 98,257 professionals on the platform, and over 15000 jobs posted, they have a proven track record of delivering an exemplary service. Founded by two former yachties, Daryl James Bradley and Steve Crawford, their vision of what they were going to achieve in recruiting after past experience in the yachting industry has got Yotspot where it is today. Yotspot is looking to further streamline its verification services, and with CrewPass, the plans are finally coming into motion.

We are always seeking to improve the standards of safety and compliance during the recruitment process, across our platform and the industry as a whole” a representive said in a statement. “Digitalising this is a natural decision for us. So partnering with the CrewPass service to offer integration within our platform will hopefully improve compliance operations for employers and crew alike.” 

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"I couldn't be happier working with Yotspot"

Managing Director of CrewPass, Conrad Empson, gives his thoughts on the new partnership, by saying

“CrewPass was designed to give every crew member easy access to obtaining a full global background check. Our integration with Yotspot gives every crew member the opportunity to showcase that to an employer every time they apply for a job. 

Our mission is to create a safer industry for all crew, owners and their families. Yotspot gives everyone access to the crew willing to put themselves through these checks.  

I couldn’t be happier to be working with Yotspot and providing our users with another place to showcase their Approved status.”

The integration

With the integration, jobseekers who have set up a profile on Yotspot will now see a background section on their account. In the section, prospective crew will have the option to link their CrewPass account using a button. When everything is verified, profiles will display a CrewPass-approved checkmark against their profiles. With this checkmark, crew profiles will be sorted on employers’ searches as a top priority. This will help them stand out amongst the results that employers will go through.

Background checking has been considered a lengthy process, not being at the forefront of people’s minds. It can impede on employment times for employers and cause delays. CrewPass helps with this as all this is done before the employment process to check for authenticity to ensure that security is .  The services that CrewPass offers include criminal background checks, ID verification and certification validity. This results in an approved certification lasting two years. Prices start at £9.99 per month for this accreditation through CrewPass. Yotspot remains still as a free service for job seekers.

Vessels looking to background check their crew and pay for CrewPass for them will be charged £199 as a one off fee. Employers can order these checks directly through Yotspot when they shortlist candidates, if they don’t already have CrewPass. 

For the latest opening that Yotspot offers, click here. Looking to get CrewPass approved? Click here to start the process today.

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