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The Dangers of a Disconnected Supervisor

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Turnover. Low performance. Missed deadlines. The cost of a disengaged boss reaches far and deep. Engagement is key to motivating workers, especially in a high-risk industry where every mistake matters. Today we’ll show you how to spot a bad supervisor and how to address it. They Make Mistakes A disconnected, out-of-the-loop boss will often make… Read More »

5 Signs of a Burned Out Employee

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Some parts of your job are great, some less than exciting. When you feel that balance slipping and you’re overwhelmed with responsibility, that’s the feeling of burnout. A pattern of debilitating tension that surpasses daily stresses is known as burnout. Here are five ways you can spot if an employee is experiencing it. 1) Irritation… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing Wins Best Places to Work Fourth Year in a Row

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We are happy to announce that CCS Construction Staffing has won the Best Places to Work award by the Charlotte Business Journal. CBJ’s Best Places to Work Awards is an event honoring outstanding companies whose benefits, policies and practices are among the area’s best. This is the fourth time we have received this award and we… Read More »

“Oh, S%&!” How to Handle a Screw up at Work

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Even the best of us can make a mistake while on the job. Whether it’s a missed email or an inaccurate purchase order, the stakes can be higher than you’d expect. If you’re kicking yourself and struggling to rectify a professional error, we’re here to help you handle the screw up in the best way… Read More »

Reducing Turnover With Young Employees

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The hard-working construction industry conquers many obstacles, but one of the biggest issues facing managers is employee turnover. Young laborers are leaving their post and even the industry at a troubling rate. This is problematic because thousands of baby boomers are retiring without replacements, and talent becomes scarce quickly. We’re here to help you reduce… Read More »

What to Look for in Project Manager

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Establishing a strong team starts at the top – a quality project manager can inspire staff to victory as well as conquer any obstacles. How do you know you’ve got a great project manager on your team? There are valuable skills project managers need in order to be successful. Here are some key characteristics that… Read More »

How to Deal With Ghosting on the Worksite

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The season of scares and thrills is upon us, and many people love a good spooky moment. As Halloween draws closer, however, you don’t want to experience anything scary while on the job. One of the scariest moments on the job is when your people flake. You lose time and money all at once, and… Read More »

3 Tips for Handling Employee Conflict Before It Turns Physical

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The workplace is dynamic: multiple assignments; big personalities; and changing roles. Whether you’re behind a desk or out on a job, it can be challenging to ensure your employees are all motivated and working in harmony. Some managers have to combat tense environments and personal disputes even under the best circumstances. Here are three tips… Read More »

Finding the Motivation to Get Back to Work After an Absence

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Whether it was summer vacation, a layoff or an extended break – getting back to work can be challenging. Motivation is key to productivity, and you don’t want to let your team down. When your staff is relying on you to hop back in and excel, the pressure builds. Here are our top tips on… Read More »

Regrouping After a Natural Disaster

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When tragedy strikes, it can feel impossible to get things back in order. As Hurricane Florence sweeps the east coast, it’s essential to get back up and running as soon as possible. As a construction company, you may be called upon to step in and revitalize a community or rebuild as roads and infrastructure need… Read More »