Early Is On Time: Correcting The Chronically Late Employee

By Caitlin Dwyer / February 24, 2020

Do you have a problem with employees arriving to work late? We all know that employee tardiness is a significant problem in terms of productivity and the morale of your other team members.

Early is on time

Important Skilled Rigger Qualities 3/5: Math and Calculations

By Caitlin Dwyer / February 17, 2020

Over the last several months, we’ve reviewed the most important skills that riggers need to bring to the table in the shipyard and other shipping applications.

Important Skilled Rigger Qualities

Welding Safety Tips – How To Complete A Hazard Assessment

By Caitlin Dwyer / February 10, 2020

There are many potential hazards within a shipyard. Your welders, for example, are often working in tight spaces with hot materials, fire, and heavy safety gear.

welding safety tips

Best Foot Forward: Which Work Boot Is Right For You? 

By Caitlin Dwyer / February 3, 2020

Did you know that the right work boot can make all the difference in a shipyard? You need to take into consideration all of the aspects from comfort to safety when you buy your next pair of work boots.

Work boot that is right for you

Why You Should Be Retraining Employees, Not Firing Them

By Caitlin Dwyer / January 27, 2020

It’s been the same for time and memorial. An employee isn’t working out on the job, and they’re fired.

Retaining Employees

Important Skilled Rigger Qualities 2/5: Verbal & Hand Signal Communication

By Caitlin Dwyer / January 20, 2020

Rigging is an essential part of the shipping industry. Large materials need to be hoisted into position using very specific equipment.

Rigger Communication

Are You a New Manager? Avoid These Common Mistakes

By Caitlin Dwyer / January 13, 2020

Are you new to shipyard management? If so, you may expect to make a few mistakes along the way. It’s normal and a part of learning something new.

Common Manager Mistakes

Getting Over the Fear of Feeling Underqualified for a Job You Want

By Caitlin Dwyer / January 6, 2020

Has this happened to you? You see a job posting and think it would be a great place to work. But as you read the list of qualifications, you start to second guess whether you’re even remotely qualified.

Underqualified for a job

Tips for Setting Career Goals for the New Year

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 23, 2019

We’re getting closer to ringing in 2020. None of us know what this next decade will bring, so we need to take it one step at a time.

Career planning for the year

Important Skilled Rigger Qualities 1/5: Equipment Knowledge

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 16, 2019

If you’ve been thinking about a path as a professional rigger, there are some things you’ll need to know.

Rigger qualities