Can a recruiter help you find your next job? You’ve probably heard other people in the shipyard talk about their experience using a temporary staffing agency to help them find opportunities, but does it work? Recruiters can be an amazing resource and a part of your network, but there are things you can do to …
Conflict is sometimes a fact of life, especially in the workplace. As a manager, it’s important for you to constructively handle conflict between employees or with employees and management.
You’re prepared for your next shipyard job, right? You have the skills necessary that employers are looking for in fabrication, manufacturing, or something more specialized.
Interviewing for any specialized position requires more than just the standard questions like “what are your strengths” and “where do you see yourself in 10 years.
Not everyone’s a morning person and that’s okay. But if you’re not, how do you learn to jumpstart your mornings to give you the energy you need to face the day? If you’re not up to greet the sun every morning, it’s helpful to have some tools available to start your morning right.
Not everyone can have a great day all the time. Bad days happen, the main concern is when they happen more than good days.
Do you think a trades career might be right for you? There are a lot of reasons why today’s skilled trades are desirable career paths, including working within a shipyard.
Working with an expert to help you staff your shipyard makes a lot of sense. But have you considered the impact on the temporary staff that comes into your marine environment? Managers don’t often consider the importance of employee onboarding for someone who is a contractor and not intended to be on permanent staff.
So, you want to be a welder in a shipyard? What do you need to bring to the table to be considered a qualified and skilled welder a company would want to hire? While you will have some education and practical experience under your belt, what else are most shipyards looking for to help them hire …
Riggers in shipyards are skilled individuals who require precise experience to be able to do the job.