Training You Should Provide to Your Industrial Workers in 2021

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 28, 2020

We are about to cross another annual threshold. For many of us, seeing an end to 2020 is a welcome symbol with the hopes to put some of the challenges of the year behind us.

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Staying on Task Even During the Busy Holiday Season

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 21, 2020

The holidays often bring up feelings of stress and anxiety for many reasons. And this year, our collective anxiety might be amplified due to the current situation in the U.

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Encouraging Social Distancing and Safety in an Industrial World

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 14, 2020

Our new post-pandemic world requires a new approach for so many industries. In industrial careers and specific shipyards, what can companies do to encourage and enforce social distancing and other safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace? Here are some suggestions for management to consider moving forward as the pandemic continues …

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Exploring a Pipefitter Career? Follow This Process

By Caitlin Dwyer / December 7, 2020

Shipbuilding is an exciting career path with a lot of potential options for specialization. If you like working with your hands, being outdoors, and seeing your work come together, it may be a great opportunity for you.

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Keeping Your Employees Protected from Winter Industrial Hazards

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 24, 2020

While winter can be pretty mild along the Gulf coast, there are areas where shipyards need to prepare for the winter.

What Does a Day as an Electrical Engineer in a Shipyard Look Like?

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 17, 2020

Electrical engineers are in high demand across multiple industries, but the excitement of working at a shipyard can be difficult to pass up.

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Maintain a Competitive Benefits Package. Maintain a High Employee Retention

By Caitlin Dwyer / November 10, 2020

Benefits packages for employees have been a major topic of discussion this year. With the discussion about essential workers and the long-term impact of the pandemic on the table, employers are considering the best ways to attract and maintain top employees.

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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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