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How to Deal with Back Pain on the Job

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Construction Staffing

As a professional in the construction industry, you know what it means to work with pain. Long days of hard labor, usually outdoors, causes immense strain. When you’re working in this industry, you also know the importance of safety. The best way to protect yourself from long-term injury and recurring pain is to use your… Read More »

Why Your Interview Starts the Night Before

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Construction Staffing

Any experienced construction worker knows that often interviews can be informal — but that doesn’t mean they’re not important. Don’t make the mistake other candidates will by not doing your research. If you are nervous to meet with the hiring manager and you’re not sure what to expect, you’re not alone. This happens to everyone… Read More »

How to Bridge the Generational Gap on Your Team

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  Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers: we’re living in a world of diverse personalities. It’s likely that your organization employs a mix of these three groups. Managing a complicated workforce is a skill that takes time to hone. To be an exemplary leader, you’ll need to understand your people and identify their needs in order… Read More »

CCS Lands on the Largest Temporary Company List

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Each year, the Charlotte Business Journal releases a list of Temporary Staffing Companies. The list consists of the largest Charlotte-area temporary staffing companies, ranked by the number of temporary workers as of May 2. This year, CCS Construction Staffing landed at number 6 out of 25. We have moved up from #9 in 2016. It… Read More »

How to Work Around the Labor Shortage

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  There’s no avoiding it — the recession ten years ago has had lasting impacts. Many workers that lost their jobs during the economic crisis did not return to the construction industry. Hiring managers are drawing talent from a small pool. Many construction professionals are aging out of the workforce, and the industry lacks fresh… Read More »

Why the First Ten Minutes of Your Interview are the Most Important

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Construction Staffing

Do you have sweaty palms or a dry mouth as you prep for your big interview? Even seasoned professionals get interview jitters, especially when it comes to a position you’re excited about. But how can you be confident you’ll walk away with the job? The secret revolves around the age-old saying: first impressions are everything.… Read More »

Easy Tips to Protect Your Skin Against the Sun

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Construction Executive

As a construction professional, you know that a day on site can mean hours of laboring in the intense heat of the sun. Being safe and responsible on the job includes taking care of yourself when it comes to the dangers of your skin under the hot sun without protection. Seasoned laborers know that once… Read More »

10 Industry Trends to Watch Through the Rest of 2017

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Construction Staffing

If you’re a leader in the construction industry, you know that we face a crossroads. Construction work requires attentive and reliable professionals, and it’s often difficult to uncover qualified talent to fill positions. Furthermore, this modern era of technological advancement means new tools and trends emerging, often within months. Keeping up with new methods in… Read More »

How to Hire an Awesome Commercial Electrician

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Construction Staffing

These days, experienced tradesmen may be tough to find. With the decrease in available, talented construction candidates, you’ll have to do some extra digging to find the expert labor that your project requires. The ideal commercial electrician is reliable, hard-working, and has an established record of service. If your company is looking to hire an… Read More »

How to Find a Great Construction Job When You Don’t Have Experience

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Construction Staffing

As a newbie in the construction field, you may feel like you’re at a disadvantage. However, the construction industry needs new blood. In the past ten years, there has been a decrease of 19 percent in eligible candidates for construction work. If you’re looking to break into the construction industry, now is the time. Reboot… Read More »