Transitioning to a Leadership Role

By Laura LaVoie / October 17, 2018

Management is often a goal for workers who start out on the manufacturing floor. And in an industry as specialized as shipbuilding, finding and grooming talent from the start can be an important component to developing strong leaders for the future.

2018 Ship of the Year: Future of the Fjords

By Laura LaVoie / October 12, 2018

The leading Maritime Trade Fair at Hamburg offers recognition for the ship of the year. In 2018, the recipient of the award is a unique and future-forward ship from a Norwegian shipyard, which also won in 2016.

Top Paying Ship Building Jobs

By Laura LaVoie / October 10, 2018

If you’re considering a position within a shipyard, you’ve probably thought about the earning potential involved.

What are Shipyard Employees Looking for in an Employer?

By Laura LaVoie / October 1, 2018

When you search for new shipyard employees, you know what qualifications you need and the kinds of candidates who can help your company succeed.

Do You Know All the Employment Opportunities That Shipyards have to Offer?

By Laura LaVoie / September 26, 2018

Are you considering a career in a shipyard? Do you know what kinds of positions are available in a marine environment? Before you apply for your next job, consider the options for careers in the marine industry.

Quick Tips to Boost Your Employee Retention and Reduce Turnover

By Laura LaVoie / September 20, 2018

The marine industry is highly competitive today. Shipyard employers need to work hard at retaining their star workers and keep them happy and engaged on the job.

4 Ways to Help Coworkers Improve Workplace Safety

By Laura LaVoie / September 18, 2018

There are inherent dangers within a shipyard environment. As an employee, you know that you’re responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your immediate vicinity.

Be a Better Leader and Manager for Your Workers

By Laura LaVoie / September 13, 2018

Management is about so much more than just barking orders throughout your shipyard. And while you probably don’t categorize yourself quite that way, there is always room for improvement when it comes to leadership skills.

Working With a Recruiter To Land Your Next Job

By Laura LaVoie / September 11, 2018

If you’re considering a job in the marine industry but find yourself submitting resume after resume that seem to disappear into a black hole, what do you do next? Have you thought about working with a staffing agency? Recruiters who specialize in shipyard placements can help you find your next opportunity.

Tips on Preventing Heat Stress on your Jobsite

By HMG Admin / September 6, 2018

While summer is starting to wind down, the heat isn’t necessarily over. Workers can start to feel more comfortable in the fall, but focusing on heat stress prevention is still critical for employers and labor professionals.