Important Skilled Rigger Qualities 2/5: Verbal & Hand Signal Communication

By Caitlin Dwyer / January 20, 2020

Rigging is an essential part of the shipping industry. Large materials need to be hoisted into position using very specific equipment.

Rigger Communication

Are You a New Manager? Avoid These Common Mistakes

By Caitlin Dwyer / January 13, 2020

Are you new to shipyard management? If so, you may expect to make a few mistakes along the way. It’s normal and a part of learning something new.

Common Manager Mistakes

Getting Over the Fear of Feeling Underqualified for a Job You Want

By Caitlin Dwyer / January 6, 2020

Has this happened to you? You see a job posting and think it would be a great place to work. But as you read the list of qualifications, you start to second guess whether you’re even remotely qualified.

Underqualified for a job

Tips for Setting Career Goals for the New Year

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 23, 2019

We’re getting closer to ringing in 2020. None of us know what this next decade will bring, so we need to take it one step at a time.

Career planning for the year

Important Skilled Rigger Qualities 1/5: Equipment Knowledge

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 16, 2019

If you’ve been thinking about a path as a professional rigger, there are some things you’ll need to know.

Rigger qualities

5 Ways You Can Keep Your Shipyard Employees Motivated During the Holidays

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 9, 2019

The holidays can be so hard for a lot of reasons. First, there’s the overwhelming stress of the season.

Motivate Employees During Holiday Time

Why Timing is Everything When it Comes to a Job Search

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 2, 2019

They say timing is everything. And, of course, this time of year, we’re always focused on time. We watch Father Time push the clock hands to midnight on December 31st, 2019, as we welcome Baby New Year and the start of the new Roaring 20s.

The right time to apply for a job

This is How You Can Cut Down Your Resume Screening Time

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 26, 2019

When you’re in the process of hiring, you can spend hours reading the resumes that come across your desk, application portal, or email.

Cut Down Resume Screening Time

Do You Have The Common Personality Traits to a Successful Welder?

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 19, 2019

Yes, you have the skills it takes to be a welder. You may even have shipyard experience. But what if those skills aren’t enough to land you your next welding job? Companies hire based on fit, and that means you need to have some personality traits that will be a match for the shipyard and …

Welder personality traits

These Resume Mistakes Might Be Hurting Your Job Chances

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 12, 2019

Your resume is the first impression you’ll make when seeking your next shipyard job. But so often, hiring managers see the same mistakes over and over again.

Resume Mistakes