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How COVID-19 is Affecting Hiring the US Shipyard Industry

With the world well in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic, every industry is reeling to adapt and innovate at a moment’s notice in a landscape that appears to change almost daily.  As of March 30, Virginia has just eclipsed one thousand “presumptively positive” cases, with the Virginia Department of Health reporting that 12,038 people [...]

2020-04-02T16:54:42-05:00March 30th, 2020|

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

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.

2020-03-25T13:45:26-05:00March 25th, 2020|

Detra Cooper Recent Graduate Of Our Mentoring Program

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.  

2020-03-20T15:48:07-05:00March 20th, 2020|

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

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. 

2020-03-12T11:28:51-05:00March 12th, 2020|

OSHA Celebrates 50 Years

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. 

2020-02-27T11:35:36-05:00February 27th, 2020|

Noah Zukowski Joins the Safety Team

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.

2020-01-02T16:12:18-05:00January 3rd, 2020|

Sharing the Joy with $15,000 in Christmas Bonuses

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.

2020-01-01T12:49:48-05:00January 1st, 2020|

Manufacturing and Light Industrial Companies Struggle to Fill Jobs

Nearly every industry is feeling the effects of the widespread talent shortage on some level, but some far more acutely than others. Despite producing 11.6% of the US economic output last year, 89% of manufacturers report that they continually cannot fill all of their job openings, according to a recent study from SCORE.  Manufacturing and [...]

2020-01-02T16:49:35-05:00December 31st, 2019|

Meet Portsmouth Trainer William Askew

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.

2019-12-28T14:50:40-05:00December 27th, 2019|

Accounting Assistant Michael Burgess Celebrates 15 Years

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.

2019-12-28T14:52:58-05:00December 15th, 2019|