5 Ways to Use Social Media to Find Top Talent

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 10, 2019

You may not think your shipyard needs a social media presence, but you might be surprised to learn how many people are using these platforms to find jobs.

Using social media to find shipyard talent

What to Include on a Resume if You Have No Job Experience

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 8, 2019

You want a marine industry job, but you don’t have any previous experience in a shipyard. You may not have any prior experience in anything besides a few after-school jobs or things you don’t think belong a resume.

Resume With No Experience

Tips To Improve Quality of Management in Your Shipyard

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 4, 2019

Your shipyard employees are only as good as their management team. You need to know how to effectively and efficiently manage every aspect of the manufacturing and fabrication of your client’s final product.

Management Tips for Shipyard Employees

What Not To Do During Your Next Shipyard Interview

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 2, 2019

Interviewing is the perfect chance to make a great impression on a shipyard employer. But time and time again, candidates make simple mistakes that cause them to be rejected.

What Not To Do During Interview

How to Protect Your Employees From Injury

By Kristen Wakulchuk / September 27, 2019

Safety is a critical factor in so many companies and especially the shipyard. As people are working around dangerous equipment, water, fire, heights, and large materials, you need to ensure that every member of your staff is safe and sound on the job.

Guide for Working With a Recruiter to Find Your Next Job

By Kristen Wakulchuk / September 25, 2019

Can a recruiter help you find your next job? You’ve probably heard other people in the shipyard talk about their experience using a temporary staffing agency to help them find opportunities, but does it work? Recruiters can be an amazing resource and a part of your network, but there are things you can do to …

How to Deal With Conflict Between Employees

By Kristen Wakulchuk / September 20, 2019

Conflict is sometimes a fact of life, especially in the workplace. As a manager, it’s important for you to constructively handle conflict between employees or with employees and management.

Are Soft Skills Really That Important in the Shipyard Industry?

By Kristen Wakulchuk / September 18, 2019

You’re prepared for your next shipyard job, right? You have the skills necessary that employers are looking for in fabrication, manufacturing, or something more specialized.

Important Questions to Ask When Interviewing for Electrician Positions

By Kristen Wakulchuk / September 13, 2019

Interviewing for any specialized position requires more than just the standard questions like “what are your strengths” and “where do you see yourself in 10 years.

5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Mornings

By Kristen Wakulchuk / September 11, 2019

Not everyone’s a morning person and that’s okay. But if you’re not, how do you learn to jumpstart your mornings to give you the energy you need to face the day? If you’re not up to greet the sun every morning, it’s helpful to have some tools available to start your morning right.