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CCS Announces Scholarship Winners

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On May 18th, CCS announced the recipients of the 5th Annual CCS Construction Staffing Entrepreneurial Scholarship. The applicants are required to write an essay that describes any past/current personal entrepreneur experience or future entrepreneur aspirations that they may have. Additionally, the applicant must be accepted to a 4-year, 2-year, or technical/trade school for the 2017-2018… Read More »

How a Staffing Firm Can Increase Your Company’s Productivity

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Construction Staffing

The construction industry is a challenging one. The field has qualified candidates, but the number of potential hires is dwindling. Your job is difficult enough without trying to hire the right staff for your team. Construction requires the best employees, and you need reliable, well-trained staff members. The fastest, most effective way to round out… Read More »

CCS Lands on the List of Best Employers in North Carolina

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Business North Carolina has ranked CCS Construction Staffing in this years’ list of Best Employers in North Carolina (small to medium sized companies), This is CCS’ first year landing this prestigious rank.  The list of the Best Employers in North Carolina was created by Business North Carolina, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) –… Read More »

What is the Riskiest Part of the Construction Cycle?

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Construction Executive

You’ve secured a new construction project for your team and your company is excited to tackle a new endeavor. However, the early stages of any construction investment can be precarious. Be prepared for the ups and downs that come with any large-scale construction project. Here we’ll discuss the riskiest aspects of the construction cycle, and… Read More »

Does Your Company Need Construction Management Software?

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Construction Staffing

Managing the various costs of construction project management can be overwhelming. Spending capital on parts and equipment, in addition to paying for staff training and labor hours, can add up quickly during a project. The best way to stay on top of a project is to utilize the most efficient resources that the construction industry… Read More »

Why You Need an ‘Elevator Pitch’ to Find a Construction Job

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Construction Staffing

Picture this: you run into a hiring manager for a top construction company, or a high-caliber project management professional. You have less than a minute to make your case as to why they should hire you. Being prepared for this scenario will open professional doors you may have never expected. Narrowing your pitch to ensure… Read More »

Don’t Forget About the Punch List

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Construction Staffing

In the construction industry, it’s all about time, money, and safety.  When a project is conceived, a solid foundation must be built by careful planning. This project will be successful if you’re able to stay on schedule, be mindful of costs and regulations, and always check your punch list. This post identifies why you need… Read More »

Tips for Controlling Construction Project Costs

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Construction Staffing

As a project manager or construction professional, it’s your duty to start any task with a clear plan. Creating the right budget for a job is essential to a successful, profitable project. It can be difficult to manage costs as obstacles come up throughout the construction project. To manage your time and money in the… Read More »

Managing Different Generations on the Job

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Construction Staffing

You’ve heard talk about millennials: they want things a certain way, they’re tech-immersed, they have different ideas about a work-life balance. In fact, research shows that millennials are like no generation before them; however, the same goes for baby boomers and generation X. A successful manager is ready to take on the challenge of leading… Read More »

Commit to Being More Coachable at Work

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Construction Staffing

Candidates for any job need to show professionalism and experience. You may be wondering; how can I stand out among the rest? If you’re seeking construction work, you’ve got to be willing to make tough calls and share some serious responsibility. As an employee in a competitive industry, you have to be prepare for intense… Read More »