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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 »

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At NSC Technologies, we understand the challenge of juggling a career and a personal life. Achieving the “perfect” work-life balance may seem like an impossible goal. While it may never be “perfect,” we believe our employees are satisfied with the efforts we take to make a healthy work-life balance possible. Most people probably feel they… Read more »

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Be a professional at your job. Sounds easy, but what does it mean? We all agree in a general sense how a professional acts, but being seen as a consummate professional is a matter of perception, and you have to shape that perception by establishing some good habits. Specific habits are often shaped through years… Read more »

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A broken arm or serious head trauma is usually difficult to hide, but many workers suffer from very serious conditions, like cancer or diabetes, that are more difficult to conceal from supervisors and co-workers. For a variety of reasons, many workers are reluctant to report they are suffering from an unapparent disease or injury like… Read more »

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Generally speaking, you can’t pick your co-workers and that means from time to time you are going to have to deal with someone you just don’t get along with. This person may be a bully – or just someone who sees things very differently from you. Taking a smart and measured approach to a difficult… Read more »

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The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is in charge of enforcing some of the nation’s most extensive labor laws. The federal agency regularly deals with a number of issues related to these laws, including overtime pay, family and medical leave and various worker protections. Collectively, these laws cover most private, state, and… Read more »