Wide Effect serves the Maritime Industry with customized, sector-specific staffing solutions. Our recruiting team members have operated in all verticals of the maritime industry, and that hands-on knowledge allows them a unique perspective in screening potential candidates for their skill, experience, commitment to their craft, and respect of the history and traditions of maritime culture.

We have the networks, connections, and relationships to bring first-class, marine talent to your team.

On Board with You

Our Maritime recruiting specialists understand the rigorous requirements of staffing for maritime positions. With an eye to safety, committed craftsmanship, deep knowledge of the industry, and a passion for maritime trades and culture, we have built our database of candidates to include all levels of labor and leadership and experience serving in new construction, repair, superyacht, and government/ military/ naval roles. Our top-level marine candidates come from coastal and inland locations, have extensive industry experience, and are among the leading talent in the marine industry. Our talent pool includes:

  • Executive Leadership
  • Project Managers & Department Heads 
  • Site & Safety Supervisors
  • Carpenters
  • Electricians
  • Painters
  • Welders
  • Machinists
  • Mechanics
  • Shipfitters and Joiners

Working with Wide Effect guarantees a dedicated contact to navigate the entire recruiting process from assessment for labor optimization, through the selection process, and to the successful placement of the perfect candidate for your organization.

The Wide Effect Difference

Choosing Wide Effect means you are choosing the most experienced, knowledgeable construction staffing recruiters to guide you through the process of building your team. Our proven blueprint for workforce solutions will guarantee you have the right team for your projects. When you work with us, you leverage our superior recruiting formula to your benefit.


After more than 25 years in the Construction and Maritime staffing industries, founder Mike Christiansen recognized the need for a one stop back-office solution for Wide Effect’s clients to address rising Workers' Compensation costs, Benefits Management, Regulatory Compliance, and Working Capital. A solution that would provide industry-leading Payroll, Human Resources Management, and Risk Mitigation services, all while offering access to top-tier Health Insurance plans with nationwide support. As a result, Wide Effect is proud to offer the only of its kind Employer of Record (EOR) platform designed for the unique needs of the Maritime and Construction industries.



Wide Effect has the capability to provide Per-Diem to employees that require it. We can also provide Per-Diem to new employees being transitioned from Temp-Agencies.

Payroll Centralization

Payroll Centralization

All payroll will be processed by the Wide Effect Team, and Wide Effect will Manage all Payroll Questions and Issues. Including but not limited to unemployment claims.

Benefit & Workers' Comp Savings

Benefit & Workers' Comp Savings

We have designed a strategic benefit plan specific to each client to ensure the greatest possible savings.

Centralization of HR Functions

Centralization of HR Functions

You will have a single point of contact for all HR  functions, including unemployment and workman’s comp claims.

Elite Level Staffing Solutions

Do you need to find the ideal candidate for a permanent position? Looking to assess a potential hire for fit within your organization?  Not sure how to address productivity loss or gaps in your workforce? We can help. Our personalized approach to assessing your staffing needs, seeking out and evaluating your ideal prospect, and executing the staffing plan designed for you will ensure all of your labor force challenges are resolved.

Direct-Hire Recruiting

Manage your time, money, and risk with our Direct-Hire Recruiting service. Using Wide Effect for your hiring process means you have access to our efficient assessment of your workforce, our recommendations to address any gaps in talent and productivity, our extensive national candidate poo

Temp-To-Hire Recruiting

Our Temp-to-Hire Recruiting formula offers you flexibility that could be the best answer for addressing your staffing goals. With the same attention given to our Direct Hire candidates, Wide Effect will work with you to develop a staffing strategy, seek out the best talent, and audit the p

Contingent Workforce

Contingent workforce staffing is an increasingly popular solution for companies looking to scale quickly and efficiently without long-term commitments. A contingent workforce consists of independent contractors, or other temporary workers who are hired on a project-by-project basis to mana

Employer of Record & Payroll Funding

Organizations are becoming increasingly concerned about rising Workers' Compensation costs, management of benefits, regulatory compliance, and working capital. Wide Effect offers Employer of Record Payroll solutions designed to deliver a turnkey, end-to-end solution that includes Payro

Managed Services

Through its Managed Services Provider program, Wide Effect will:  Provide the most cost-effective and value-driven solutions in support of the organization’s Contingent Labor Workforce. Be the Single Point of Contact for clients regarding all Workforce Needs. Streamlin

Workforce Optimization

Wide Effect’s Workforce Optimization Program is a comprehensive and client-specific plan customized for the unique needs of each of our clients. We work closely with our clients to identify cost-efficient ways for their business to manage their Workforce Administrative Burdens, Creat



We are the nation's top recruiting force for Construction, Maritime, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, and Safety Personnel. If you have staffing challenges at any level- labor to leadership, we have the solution. Connect with our recruiters in all 50 states now and learn more about our staffing blueprint for success.

Book a Free Consultation

Are you experiencing productivity challenges, skill gaps in your workforce, or do you need a short-term placement? Don't waste your time and money navigating these alone. We bring the process, experience, and placement successes you need to make your labor force concerns a thing of the past. Call us at 1 (833) 493-5627 or use the contact form to discuss your personalized staffing solution.

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