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Top 5 Career Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

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If you’re looking for a job but lacking inspiration, try something new: a career-focused podcast that can help you focus your career goals. To explore podcasts that can assist you in a great work experience, check out our top five picks. Ask a Manager To learn more about everyday office issues, try listening to Ask… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 7/12: Continue your Education

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In a leadership role, it can be difficult to manage a wide variety of workers. It gets even more complicated when you communicate with people that have varying ages and levels of experience and education. The one way to stay in sync with your staff and command your team effectively is to continue your education.… Read More »

How Cutting Back on Coffee can Increase your Energy!

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It seems counterintuitive: how would reducing coffee intake give you more energy? We can prove it! While a great cup of coffee can be the perfect fuel to help you tackle your morning tasks, we’ll show you the positive impact that cutting back on coffee can provide. Finding Substitutes If you drink coffee because you… Read More »

Make Sure You’re Redeploying Previous Employees

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Have you ever asked a candidate to send in their resume, even if you’re not hiring? It’s a good way to take a look at current talent even if you’re satisfied with your existing team. However – what do you do with those resumes? Do you take one look and toss them out? Shove them… Read More »

5 Apps to Keep Your Brain Active on Breaks

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When you’re on the construction site, sometimes work can be numbing. Whether you’re performing an assembly line type of task or you’re waiting on someone else before you can resume your duties, it’s easy to feel sluggish. To keep your brain active during the day, we’re here to recommend our five favorite phone apps that… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 6/12: Admit your Weaknesses

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Your employees appreciate an open response to a question you might not know. But always remember to follow up after you get the answer. Everyone has to start somewhere, so it’s important to keep in mind that it’s impossible to be an expert on everything. Here we’ll take you through the sixth installment in our… Read More »

How Managing Stress Can Help Your Physical Health

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When you’re experiencing an overload of stress, it can be impossible to feel like you’ve got life under control. Whether you’re experiencing long hours or intense projects at work, or you’ve got too much on your plate in your personal life, stress can translate directly into physical damage. We’ll share with you the ways that… Read More »

Be Prepared if the First Candidate Declines the Position

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Hiring the right person is hard enough – but how do you proceed when your top choice declines the position? It can be incredibly frustrating to conduct a full hiring screen and end up empty-handed. Don’t let yourself get caught unprepared. CCS Construction Staffing is here to discuss the more delicate issues of hiring, including… Read More »

How Learning Spanish Can Improve your Career Outlook

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A career in construction can be tough work, and any step up on the competition will help you land a job. Whether you’re looking for basic laborer positions or you’ve developed a specific trade, you need to stand out as a job candidate. Develop a skill that transcends the basic duties of your job position.… Read More »