Let’s get this out of the way first: Women can do anything and everything within a shipyard. And the maritime industry needs more women in roles from the shipbuilding floor to the highest levels of management.
What is the difference between a boss, a supervisor or a manger? All of these are leadership roles and it takes skill, perseverance, and talent to be effective.
Welding, especially in a shipyard, is an essential skill and those willing to become proficient are able to find great opportunities in the industry.
How do you know you’re hiring the right people for your shipyard? Do you run background checks on all your employees? With more tools than ever before available to employers, it’s a good idea to evaluate what works for you and how to use them to hire top talent.
Summer heat is nothing to joke about. When you don’t have the luxury of air conditioning in your shipyard, it can feel even more brutal.
Most managers can share this experience; you have an employee in your shipyard who believes they know all the answers.
Have you thought about working within a shipyard environment? There are a lot of potential jobs within a shipyard, but you need to bring specific skills to the table.
Work in a shipyard is difficult. It’s often a lot of heavy work in a hot and unforgiving environment.
Burnout is real, and it affects people in all kinds of jobs, including at a shipyard. How engaged do you feel with your job right now? Do you think there are things you would rather be doing? Do you slack off in your work because you’re just not feeling it? Or are you interested in learning new …
What do you want to do in your shipyard career? If you’re just starting out, you may be getting a feel for the various roles and things you can do within a shipyard environment.