Are You Ready to Be a Manager? Prove it

With turnover at every company being inevitable, occasionally opportunities to advance into a management position will come across your path. The trick is to be prepared for when they do. In order to become a manager, you need to start acting like one and that means taking initiative, being professional and expanding your knowledge. Tidy… Read more »

Workers vs. Supervisors: What Motivates Each Group to Work Safely?

Like many things in the workplace – supervisors and frontline workers have very different motivations when it comes to buying into safety practices. According to a recent survey conducted by the website Safety News Alert, workers are more likely to buy into safety protocols through personal anecdotes they can relate to. Supervisors, on the other hand,… Read more »

Maximize Your Welding Career…and Your Salary!

One part artist, one part engineer – a welder can literally wear many different hats, and welders have high earning potential: Up to six figures in some cases. With more well-paying jobs opening up for tradespeople each year, now is a great time to get started on your welding career. And welding isn’t just for… Read more »

How to Keep Top Talent from Jumping Ship

You may not realize a top employee is unhappy until they put in their two-weeks notice; suddenly you have to scramble to find a replacement or put together a hefty compensation package to keep them around a while longer. Avoid this situation and save some money by connecting with your top employees in a way… Read more »

Best Responses to the 5 Biggest PPE Excuses

Wearing personal protective equipment is essential to keeping your employees safe and healthy, but because of its appearance or discomfort, some employees may be resistant to wearing it properly. In a survey by Kimberly-Clark Professional, 62 percent of employees said they don’t wear PPE because it’s uncomfortable. Other reasons given for not wearing PPE included the idea… Read more »

Crafting a Good Entry-Level Resume

Many entry-level job seekers can have a tough time when it comes to writing out a resume. Sure, you would like to have a list of acquired skills and a robust employment history to fill out that intimidating 8” x 11.5” of real estate, but you can’t just conjure those things out of mid-air. The best… Read more »

A Message From Our President

To Our Valued Customers, With the support of our dedicated staff and world-class clients, NSC is positioned for another exceptional year.  We have invested in innovative new technologies to ensure that our workforce has the proper training and safety equipment when they arrive on the jobsite.  In addition, we have expanded our office footprint to… Read more »

The HR Corner

  Not only does NSC offer competitive salaries, we offer a range of essential benefits:   • Employees can choose from a lineup of benefits. Not only does the company offer the Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) plan, we offer a comprehensive major medical plan and dental coverage. • A defined contribution plan is the main… Read more »

We’re Growing!

Exciting things are happening at NSC, and we want to share some important news with you. Loyalty from customers like you has fueled continued growth and expansion. We would like to announce the opening of our new branch office in Orange, TX with a service team that supports customers in Brownsville, TX to Abbeville, LA.… Read more »

OSHA Changes Reporting Requirements!

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s updated record keeping rule includes two key changes. First, the rule updates the list of industries that are exempt from the requirement to routinely keep OSHA injury and illness records due to relatively low occupational injury and illness rates. The new rule retains the exemption for any establishment with… Read more »