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Preparing for the New Year: Have Your Team Start Off on the Right Foot

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A new year provides you with the perfect opportunity to set new standards and create new expectations. Entering a new season helps you refresh your goals, take stock of protocols, and review what you’ve accomplished. If you want to create new habits and innovate, you need your team on your side. Here’s how you can… Read More »

The Essential Soft Skills All Construction Workers Need

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In the construction industry, laborers are used to hauling materials, managing equipment, and doing the heavy lifting. A great construction worker is used to showing their hard skills on the job site. But what about those all-important soft skills? The talents that land you your next job and help you be the go-to guy on… Read More »

Hand Tool Safety – Screwdrivers

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Hand tools help us with many tasks and have become a part of our everyday lives. As a result, the hazards associated with hand tool use are often ignored. Most hand tool accidents are preventable if best safety practices are followed. Protect yourself with the following basic safety practices when using hand tools, including screwdrivers.… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 12/12: Year-End Recap

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We at CCS Construction Staffing have made 2019 the year of leadership improvement. Over the last 12 months, we’ve done a deep dive of our favorite methods to help professionals take their management techniques from good to great. Here we’ll recap our series on how to improve your leadership skills and review our best tips… Read More »

5 Ways to Stay Motivated at Work During the Holiday Season

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It seems that as soon as December begins, our priorities are challenged. Spare time shrinks, and many find it tough to manage different responsibilities. Here at CCS Construction Staffing, we know the challenges workers face during the holiday season. Don’t get caught in a cycle of procrastination – these are the five best ways to stay… Read More »

Falling or Moving Objects

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Take protective measures when there is a chance of falling or moving objects. Falling or moving objects disable more than 260,000 workers a year. Of every 100 workers hurt, 14 are struck by something falling or moving. Wearing the right Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can help workers avoid this kind of accident. In order to… Read More »

What 4 Skills Should You Look for in Your Next Electrician?

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Hiring trades can be tough if you don’t know what to look for. Throughout the construction industry, experienced electricians can be hard to come by. If you’re seeking a new electrician to add to your team, here are four traits they must have.  1. Electrician Experience  Our recruiters often look for approximately five years of… Read More »

Fall Protection – More Precautions

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Falls disable 400,000 workers each year. Use caution to avoid falling accidents. If you are on ground level: Watch out for slippery spots such as oil, grease or water spills. Use aisles. Don’t take shortcuts through storage and machinery areas. Look out for objects on the floor that can roll, slide or trip you. If… Read More »