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Friday, January 31, 2020

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has been recognized by Forbes and Statista as one of the Best Employers for Diversity in 2020. Brunswick’s Top 500 ranking is now live on Forbes.com, highlighting the Company’s commitment to diversity across its entire global workforce. “We are honored to be recognized on the Best

tags: Awards, Job Opportunites

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

The recreational boating industry in Michigan, like many industries, is in need of qualified workers. Dealers and marinas are in urgent need of marine technicians, yard workers, salespeople, and marketing positions, among others. The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA), with our partners, are in the process of creating

tags: Education, Job Opportunites

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and wellness of all Coast Guard members and their families, recently announced that it awarded 128 scholarships in 2019, totaling $354,000 in support. In the 29 years of the program, the Coast Guard Foundation has paid out more than $5.4 million to more

tags: Education, Job Opportunites

Friday, August 23, 2019

Since opening in 1997, Marina Staff Training has focused on providing educational services to new staff, often as a prerequisite for employment in the premier marinas around the Great Lakes. The training that future and current staff members receive results in higher customer satisfaction throughout the boating world. Environmental

tags: Job Opportunites, Education

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The National Marine Representatives Association (NMRA) is offering a $2,500 scholarship to an outstanding student pursuing education and a career in the marine trades. Past recipients have gone on to vocations in a wide range of fields, including boatbuilding, logistics, naval design and the merchant marines. High school seniors, and

tags: Job Opportunites, Promotions & Giveaways, Education

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Help Wanted Seems like there was a canvas shop every few miles along the shore, back in the ’70s through the ’90s. But, something happened in the boat canvas industry beginning in the mid ’90s and the changes — some good, some bad — have taken 20 years to settle out. What’s left is a BIG demand for

tags: Canvas & Upholstery, Education, Job Opportunites

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Volunteers in the Tawas Point Lighthouse keeper's program are trained to provide tours in the lighthouse and area's unique history.Winter may have just begun, but it's the perfect time to start making summer travel plans. Looking for uncommon travel experiences? How about a two-week stay at the historic Tawas Point Lighthouse, located

tags: Job Opportunites, Lake Huron

Monday, May 21, 2018

Today New Nautical Coatings, Inc., a family owned and operated developer of the Sea Hawk, Hawk Epoxy and Captain Jack’s brands, announced a program designed to transition military veterans into permanent roles in the company. The program offers military veterans the opportunity to repurpose and hone their military skills into

tags: Paint, Job Opportunites

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