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How to Break into Construction Without Experience

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Construction Staffing

Becoming a construction worker can provide a solid job and allow for an alternate work scenario than the typical office 9-to-5. Construction is an essential job that provides workers with the opportunity to create infrastructure and be a part of the fabric of society. Breaking into construction starts with an entry-level position, usually referred to… Read More »

Why Good Leaders Must Stay Connected with Their Employees

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As a boss, it can be easy to put your head down and get lost in your responsibilities, but at the same time, you want to keep tabs on your people. Workers are often more disconnected from their office culture than their supervisors may be aware of. Below is advice on how to reach your team,… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing Makes Mid-Market Fast 40 List

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On September 20, 2016, CCS Construction Staffing was invited by the Business North Carolina magazine and Cherry Bekaert LLP to attend the NC Mid-Market Fast 40 awards ceremony. The luncheon was held at the St. Andrews Room in the Main Clubhouse at the Pinehurst Resort. CCS was ranked the 5th Fastest Growing Private Company in… Read More »

Charlotte No Kid Hungry Event

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On September 17, 2016 CCS Construction Staffing was honored to be a sponsor for the 3rd annual No Kid Hungry dinner here in Charlotte, NC. The event was hosted by Mimosa Grill in order to raise awareness towards Child Hunger in the United States, in which one in five children are affected. Over 16 million… Read More »

The Truth About Hearing Loss in the Construction Industry

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Construction Staffing

There’s no denying it, and there’s no getting around it: Construction sites are dangerously loud. Although it’s tempting to minimize the effect that the noise has on workers, we’re here to confront you with some facts. Of course it’s essential to always be safe on site, but it’s understandable that certain aspects of working construction… Read More »

5 Ways to Keep Your Contingent Labor Costs Under Control

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Construction Executive

As a leader, you may encounter many barriers to growing your business while you keep the bottom line in check. Contingent labor can be incredibly helpful in order to grow your business, but managing the costs can be tricky. Use the following five tips to help you get a grip on your contingent labor costs. 1.     … Read More »

How Much Can You Make as a Pipefitter?

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Construction Staffing

Contemplating a career as a pipefitter? This trade can be a great way to generate income by fitting and customizing pipes. Below, we discuss what skills you need for this line of work. Mathematics No need to be a math expert, but you certainly will be more successful if you are generally good with numbers. Pipefitting… Read More »

How to Reduce Equipment Theft

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Construction Staffing

Managing equipment on a worksite can be an overwhelming task. Keeping track of your inventory and being aware of where and how it’s being used is a full-time job. Inventory theft can be costly, and you may be working with machinery that costs hundreds of thousands of dollars or more. Stop theft in its tracks… Read More »

What To Do When You Don’t Receive Payment

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Construction Staffing

It happens to everyone: you do a great job, provide fine service, and for whatever reason, the payment never comes. You’ve executed a project exactly how it was outlined, and yet you’re being shorted, or they’re dodging any kind of payment at all. Someone owes you money, and you’re stuck dealing with their voice mailbox,… Read More »