4 Things to Improve Your Claims Strategy

By Caitlin Dwyer / June 28, 2021

In high-risk jobs, like a shipyard, it’s always a good idea to create strategies that reduce the number of claims you will see on the job.

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Irregular Work Schedule? These Tips Will Help You Stay Productive

By Caitlin Dwyer / June 21, 2021

Some careers aren’t standard 9 to 5 jobs. When you’re working an unpredictable schedule, it can become a challenge to stay productive.

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7 Tips for Safeguarding Workers from Falls

By Caitlin Dwyer / June 14, 2021

Falls are one of the most common causes of accidents in the workplace. OSHA attributes them to high numbers of workers’ compensation claims each year.

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Top Skills to Highlight on Your Machinist Resume

By Caitlin Dwyer / June 7, 2021

Are you looking for a job as a machinist in a shipyard? Your skills are highly valuable, so you want to stand out to a hiring manager when applying for a new job.

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Mapping the Way to Better Maintenance: Find Better Maintenance Crew Candidates

By Caitlin Dwyer / May 24, 2021

There are a lot of essential positions in your shipyard. Your maintenance crew is one of those key puzzle pieces.

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How Positivity Can Affect Your Shipyard

By Caitlin Dwyer / May 17, 2021

Positivity may be more important than you realize. And creating a culture of positivity in your shipyard has the potential to increase employee and customer satisfaction, productivity, and efficiency.

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3 Ways to Successfully Cross-Train Your Shipyard Workers

By Caitlin Dwyer / May 10, 2021

Cross-training has long been an important tool for any manufacturing or fabrication industry. The idea is that your key employees can handle multiple functions, improve performance, increase job satisfaction, and keep production on schedule in case of emergencies.

Work Experience that is Essential to Grow in Your Pipe Fitting Career

By Caitlin Dwyer / May 3, 2021

Pipe fitting is a rewarding career and one in high demand in the shipbuilding industry. What work experience do you need to advance your pipe fitting career? It’s important to know what’s necessary for growing your skills and taking your shipyard career to the next level.

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The Top Requirements Necessary for Electricians in the Shipyard Industry

By Caitlin Dwyer / April 26, 2021

Does a career as an electrician in a shipyard sound like the perfect next step for you? If so, what are employers looking for when hiring skilled electricians to work in the marine industry? Before you apply for your next job, take a look at your resume and see what skills you can bring to …

Why Partner with Hutco: Unparalleled Service

By Caitlin Dwyer / April 19, 2021

When choosing a staffing partner for your shipyard, what are some of the things you look for? You want to work with someone who has shipyard placement experience, someone who makes safety a priority, and someone who can connect you with the best talent available.