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The Training and Licensing Needed to Become a Plumber

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Would you hire a plumber without experience? Without training? Only if you’re looking for a mess! If you want to make your career in the construction industry, you’ll have to be prepared and armed with knowledge. It’s important to know what is needed as you start your plumbing career. This is what you will need… Read More »

Controlling Construction Costs 1/5: Inventory Management

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Supervising a construction team is tough, but minding your bottom line is the real challenge. CCS Construction Staffing has the insight your company needs to keep costs low and manage your operation effectively. For our series on 5 Strategies To Control Construction Costs, we go more in-depth on how important inventory management can play a role… Read More »

Building a Career in the Construction Industry? Follow These 5 Tips

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Some construction workers think that this life is all about going from job to job. Wiser professionals know that each role can connect you to your next career move. Charting a path in this industry can be challenging, but if you dedicate yourself to growth, you can step ahead of the competition. If you’re interested… Read More »

Ladder Safety

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Four rules cover safe use of ladders. They are: – Pick the right ladder for the job you are going to do. – Make sure the ladder is in good condition. – Set up the ladder correctly. – Work safely on the ladder.   Let’s examine these rules one at a time.   Pick the… Read More »

A Better Work-Life Balance Begins with Management

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Is your crew complaining that they are working too many hours or coming to work exhausted? It’s crucial that you set the tone appropriately for your worker’s work-life balance. For your team to survive and thrive in the tough construction industry, you’ll need to coach your people on how to function for the long haul.… Read More »

Job Search Advice for 2020

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Looking for a job in 2020 may be potentially different. Job seekers should be mindful of the ways they need to adapt to the times. Whether you’re finalizing a new career move or looking for entry-level work, it’s important to update your search methods to make sure you’re making every move to find that perfect… Read More »

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 »