How to Handle Being Pregnant With A Physically Demanding Job

By Laura LaVoie / June 4, 2019

Just because you’re a woman in a physically demanding job doesn’t mean you can’t or won’t experience motherhood.

Where Is the Line When It Comes to Boss-Employee Friendships?

By Laura LaVoie / May 29, 2019

Building a good rapport with your employees is important. And sometimes that means stepping out beyond the work environment and getting to know them as people with varied interests and ideas.

Ignorance Is a Safety Hazard: Tips to Keep Yourself Alert

By Laura LaVoie / May 27, 2019

When it comes to safety in the shipyard, ignorance is not a good defense if something becomes a problem.

10 Great Ways to Show Gratitude Towards Employees

By Laura LaVoie / May 22, 2019

You may not think about it, but saying thank you to your shipyard employees can go a long way toward improving their productivity and overall mood.

How to Not Make A Bad Day, A Bad Week

By Laura LaVoie / May 20, 2019

It’s okay that not every day is a perfect day. Bad days happen even to the best of us. But if you find that your shipyard job has more bad days than good, it might be time to reconsider your options.

How to Create Teamwork Amongst Shipyard Employees

By Laura LaVoie / May 17, 2019

Productivity among your shipyard employees is imperative to the success of your operation. But what is it that drives productivity? Have you considered the level of teamwork that keeps your employees engaged? How do you create teamwork in your shipyard with seasoned and new employees alike? There is good news.

Are You Bringing the Right Food for Lunch?

By Laura LaVoie / May 13, 2019

Bringing your own lunch to work is a great way to save money and choose healthy options. But how quickly do you get tired of eating the same things over and over again? Or maybe you’re wondering just how healthy that sandwich actually is once you load it up with mayo? Here are some tips …

How Often Should You Be Refreshing Safety Training?

By Laura LaVoie / May 6, 2019

Do you update your safety training on a regular basis? If so, how do you implement these changes companywide? And if not, are you certain that your employees are working in the safest possible environment.

5 Easy Steps to Become A Certified Electrician

By Laura LaVoie / May 3, 2019

The trades are getting a renewed interest. It’s important that we train individuals on trades like electrical work for a variety of reasons, including shipbuilding.

5 Ways to Improve Safety In the Workplace (On A Budget)

By Laura LaVoie / April 27, 2019

Safety is critical for shipyards. Working with large-scale fabrication and tight spaces means your employees need to be even more diligent about the safety of their actions.