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

How To Handle A Burnt Out Employee

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 5, 2019

Employee burnout is something every industry needs to face and address. When it comes to working in your shipyard, you know the hard, physical labor that can impact your team’s health and mental wellness.

Burnt out employee

Tips For Retaining Your Best Shipyard Employees

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 28, 2019

Do you know if your top performers are truly happy in their jobs? You may not realize it, but they could already be thinking about their next career move.

Retaining shipyard employees

Is Your Resume Full of Skeletons?

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 22, 2019

Skeletons may be out and about this holiday season, but they don’t need to be haunting your resume.

skeletons in your resume

What New Technology is Coming to the Shipyard Industry?

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 17, 2019

Technology is making a significant impact on all aspects of manufacturing and fabrication. The same is most certainly true for shipbuilding.

Technology in shipping industry

How Do I Begin My Career Search?

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 15, 2019

Sometimes it’s a good idea to get back to basics. If you don’t know where to begin with your job search, it’s best to start at the beginning.

Where to start your job search

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