Top 5 Reasons to Pursue a Maritime Welding Career

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 3, 2020

Have you considered taking your welding skills to the maritime industry? Shipbuilding can be a rewarding and lucrative career, and welding is always in demand.

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How to Improve Skill Testing in Your Shipyard Hiring Process

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 26, 2020

When hiring for shipyard positions, does your company use skills testing? If so, how do you use the results to make informed hiring decisions? There are a variety of skills you can test for, including fabrication, math, and specializations such as welding or electrical experience.

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Career Advancement Tips in the Shipyard Industry

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 19, 2020

Most of us desire career advancement and satisfaction throughout our working years. Even if you start in an entry-level position at a shipyard, you have an opportunity to work your way up and advance your career.

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Ensuring Shipyard Safety with These 6 Tips

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 12, 2020

At Hutco, we believe safety is one of our most important core values. Within any fabrication environment, safety is an essential consideration.

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Out of Work? Refresh Your Welding Skills with These 3 Tips

By Caitlin Dwyer / October 5, 2020

Are you out of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you may be worried that your welding skills aren’t staying fresh.

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Risk Prevention is a Key Component to Your Workforce

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 28, 2020

Risk prevention is essential in terms of industrial environments. There will always be an element of risk, but that’s exactly why it’s important to focus and refocus on the risks your business specifically faces every day.

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Common Safety Hazards to Be Aware of in an Industrial Environment

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 21, 2020

Safety is always important in manufacturing environments, whether you’re the employee or the employer.

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Senior Staff Should Mentor Newer Workers – Here’s Why

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 14, 2020

As an employer, you always want your newest employees to succeed. The high cost of a bad hire can affect a lot more than just your bottom line.

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You’re Highly Skilled, But Here’s Why You Should Work with a Recruiter

By Caitlin Dwyer / September 7, 2020

Sure, you’re confident in your abilities. But confidence isn’t all it takes to land a job. Even if you’re highly skilled with years of experience on your side, that doesn’t mean it’ll be automatically easy.

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Teamwork and the Impact on Production Results

By Caitlin Dwyer / August 31, 2020

Your shipyard needs to always operate like a well-oiled machine. The final product, and your clients’ satisfaction, hinges on it.

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