How to Be More Flexible With Parents’ Back-To-School Schedules

Although kids going back to school in the fall makes things simpler for working parents in some respects, the back-to-school season can be pretty complicated. With the school day typically ending between 3 and 4 p.m., working parents need to either head home to look after their children or make sure their kids are occupied… Read more »

4 Easy Ways to Find a New Job Fast

If you are in a situation where you need a new job fast, getting that job as quickly as possible can feel like an impossible task. It isn’t, of course, and you simply need to take some smart steps in order to make it happen. Below are four simple things you can do to move… Read more »

NSC Wins National Award for Excellence in Safety

The AEU Safety Awards program recognizes the strongest safety programs in the maritime industry Portsmouth, VA – NSC, LLC (NSC), an innovative staffing firm that specializes in placing qualified skilled, technical and professional talent, announces it has been awarded a 2016 AEU Safety Award for the company’s strong commitment to safety in the workplace. The… Read more »

Honoring Our Heros

NSC would like to take this Memorial Day weekend to honor and remember the extraordinary courage, commitment and bravery of those who served in the United States Armed Forces. We honor those who served a role in American history, who have sacrificed time away from loved ones and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to protect the freedoms… Read more »

Happy International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the many career options available to women today. Doors are opening in every sector of our economy, and the increasing number of women who are launching careers in the skilled trades is a sign of this progress. Opportunities are on the rise for women who want… Read more »

How a Mirror Can Increase Your Chances of Finding a New Job

Searching for a job usually takes a lot longer, is more tiresome and becomes more aggravating than you expect. Between scouring job boards, customizing resumes, networking and going on interviews, you might start to become a little frazzled, haggard and down in the dumps. One simple trick to help you stay upbeat is to buy… Read more »

A Message from the CEO 

Last year was a challenging but remarkable year for all of us here at NSC. During our 16 years in business there is one thing that we have come to count on, our business is predictably unpredictable.  There are so many outside forces that drive our success; the economy, energy prices, military spending cycles, world… Read more »

5 Resolutions to Make for Your Business Right Now

It’s almost the New Year and that means it’s time for resolutions! While personal resolutions might mean trying to lose weight or reduce debt, business resolutions are very different. The switch over to a new year is a good time for companies to take stock of what worked over the past 12 months, and double… Read more »

How to Make it Through the Holidays and Stay Focused

While the holidays might be a fun and joyous time, it can also be quite nerve-racking. The combined work of buying gifts, going to social events and hosting parties can rapidly become a lot to handle. A poll by the American Psychological Association found 4 out of 5 people expect more stress over the holidays… Read more »

The Top Skills to Look for in a Marine Painter

Marine painters are trained experts in industrial painting operations as they relate to marine conditions, from proper preparation methods to abrasive blasting techniques to surface preparation. There isn’t mandatory licensing or training necessary for those who paint ships and vessels, like offshore drilling platforms. The shipyards that perform this work, however, typically require the marine… Read more »