Maritime Recruitment Strategies for Employers

Recruitment in the maritime industry is a long-term marathon, not a sprint. In our experience, the average shipyard staffing employee changes their job every three years or so. Just like in almost every other field these days, maritime workers seek out new opportunities. But because they are so specialized, it’s hard to replace skilled workers… Read more »

The Complete Guide to Direct Hire Staffing

The U.S. job market is still a volatile mess for most employers. Every employment sector faces challenges finding talent, from big tech to marine and industrial. Fortunately, many companies now understand that their best chances of hiring rest with their partnerships with direct hire recruiting service companies. What can a direct hire staffing agency do… Read more »

Benefits of Working with a Staffing Agency in Virginia

Global consultancy McKinsey & Company says, “For years, temporary labor has been vital to many organizations’ overall talent strategy.” According to the latest forecasting, the demand for contract and temporary workers is going to increase in the coming year by another 7%. Temp workers and temporary staffing services fulfill an important market niche for companies… Read more »

Build Trust

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »

Get Motivated

I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy. So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a bodybuilder or be mistaken for a supermodel. But… Read more »

The 5 Keys to Job Success

Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read more »