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Often mutually administered by labor unions and companies, apprenticeship programs allow aspiring welders the chance to master their jobs in the field and get paid at the same time. Apprentices also receive classroom training, typically subsidized by the government. Normally, an apprentice goes to a class one night per week for four or five years…. Read more »

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Orphan Helpers is a non-profit organization that is very dear to the heart of NSC Technologies. Our company President, Paul Rodriguez volunteered one week in 2013 for the Orphan Helpers Vision Trip to El Salvador. When our very own Jacquelyn Coleman, HR Benefits Coordinator, heard Orphan Helpers would be taking another group to El Salvador in… Read more »

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For some employers, blaming a workplace accident on an employee is the default course of action when filing an accident report with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). According to OSHA administrator David Michaels, blaming an employee is a guaranteed way to have OSHA inspection personnel show up at your door. OHSA expanded its… Read more »

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  During the summer of 2015 a few brave souls dared to travel to Doswell, Virginia to represent NSC Technologies during Tough Mudder. Tough Mudder is a team-oriented 10-12 mile obstacle course designed to test physical strength and mental grit. Tough Mudder puts camaraderie over finisher rankings and is not a timed race but a team… Read more »

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Remaining productive in the workplace isn’t just good for the company – it’s also good for you. Those people who stay on task and reach their daily goals are those who earn that bonus or promotion. Despite the lost productivity of losing focus, we all struggle to break the bad habits that sap our productivity…. Read more »

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Headline after headline seems to keep telling the same story: There aren’t enough skilled trade workers to meet the labor demand in our shipyards. Some shipbuilders have resorted to importing skilled workers from Eastern Europe and other countries, and this practice raises the issue of a lack of promotion for shipyard trade in the United… Read more »

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NSC Technologies’ mission is to provide opportunities for our people and improve the community. We work in accordance with our Core Values (Safety, Quality, Integrity, Flexibility, Accountability) and believe that we are successful as a result. We achieve long term, meaningful relationships by exceeding customer expectations and enhancing the quality of life for our employees. Each… Read more »

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Our clients expect consistent, dependable and well-timed service from a company that values professionalism and respect. We aim to meet and exceed that expectation by providing quality talent acquisition solutions. In meeting the needs of our clients, NSC Technologies relies on five key values. These values include: Safety, Quality, Integrity, Flexibility and Accountability. Safety Safety… Read more »

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A high turnover rate can cost a company tens of thousands of dollars or more, coming straight out of your bottom line. A constant stream of people headed out the door can lower morale across the whole company, increase training time and lower productivity overall. Fortunately, the turnover rate at your company is well within… Read more »

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A great way to have employees truly engage in a team-building exercise is to ask them for their input and allow them to coordinate the activity. Of course, the ultimate goal is to create a happy work environment and express gratitude for your hard-working and dedicated team. Following a few guidelines will allow you to… Read more »