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Hundreds of N95 Respirators Donated to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD)

March 25th, 2020|

Tidewater Staffing Inc (TSI) understands this is a challenging time and we are in uncharted waters. In accordance with Ellen Lord, Under Secretary of Defense, and Christopher Krebs, Director of the Department of Homeland Security, members of the defense industry base, like Tidewater Staffing Inc, are considered critical infrastructures and are directed to remain open.

March 25th, 2020

Detra Cooper Recent Graduate Of Our Mentoring Program

March 20th, 2020|

She has a nurturing and down-to-earth type of personality which contributes to the positive work dynamic at the Newport News office. She is also incredibly versatile, and she can adapt to any situation that you throw at her. As such, her versatility allows her to shift from one of her many roles in the office to the next one with relative ease.  

March 20th, 2020

Ship Repair Hiring: What to Look For in Your Next Firewatch Hire

March 12th, 2020|

Few industries require more intense coordination and collaboration on the day-to-day job site than the ship repair industry.  When a ship comes through a port for service, a lengthy, regimented, and highly specific process begins immediately, and, for the process to be successful, everyone involved has to understand the sequence of events and work in perfect concert with one another. 

March 12th, 2020

OSHA Celebrates 50 Years

February 27th, 2020|

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), is important because it is their responsibility to make sure that employees within the private sector are working in safe and healthy environments. You should consider working with a company, such as Tidewater Staffing, that adheres to their safety regulations. 

February 27th, 2020

Noah Zukowski Joins the Safety Team

January 3rd, 2020|

Noah will be celebrating his one-year anniversary with Tidewater Staffing, and he is super excited about what the future holds for him. Noah has been doing an excellent job here at Tidewater Staffing, and he has only been advancing since he started here. Noah is an individual who sleeps, eats, and breathes the values and beliefs of LASIR. Not only that, but Noah’s take-charge and patient demeanor contribute to the dynamic of his office.

January 3rd, 2020

Sharing the Joy with $15,000 in Christmas Bonuses

January 1st, 2020|

Tis the season to be merry and bright!In the beginning of 2019, Tidewater Staffing made the switch from traditional paper checks to digital payment options. Increasing productivity, reducing waste and making a small contribution to saving the environment. However one tradition, one of our favorite traditions; granted an exception: Staff hand delivering over $15,000 in Christmas Bonuses to our dedicated and hard working associates.

January 1st, 2020

Meet Portsmouth Trainer William Askew

December 27th, 2019|

Will is going to be celebrating his first year at Tidewater Staffing at the Portsmouth location. He truly admires the work that he does every single day.  While working for Tidewater Staffing, Will has had an abundance of experiences which have molded him to be the outstanding character that he is today. Will teaches the general orientation classes, he makes sure that everyone is well informed and trained about Fire Prevention, and he teaches the associates about safety in the shipyards.

December 27th, 2019

Accounting Assistant Michael Burgess Celebrates 15 Years

December 15th, 2019|

Michael, better known as "Mike" in the office is yet another crucial member of the Tidewater Staffing family, as he will be celebrating his 15th year of working here! Mike has a variety of his most memorable moments while working here, so it was hard for him to choose just one. However, he states that one of his most memorable moments includes when Tidewater Staffing transferred from an incredibly small and enclosed space that was divided into two buildings to moving to a brand new and beautiful office building that we work in today.

December 15th, 2019

4 Tips to Make Your Shipyard Safer

December 3rd, 2019|

Workplace safety is a top priority for employers in the ship repair and shipbuilding industry. Any given day presents a varied list of potential hazards, whether it be the risk of falls, heat stress, welding fumes, dangerous equipment, or accidents involving handheld tools. A well-trained, supplied, and aware workforce with established safety practices can greatly reduce the likelihood of violations and injuries. 

December 3rd, 2019