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What to Expect From an Electrical Apprenticeship

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Are you considering electrical work for your future professional path? A career as an electrician can be rewarding, both personally and financially. But you need to do your research – you won’t be able to simply apply to an electrician job; you’ll need information and training. We can help you get started today – here’s… Read More »

8 Important Softskills for Plumbers

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Collaborating effectively out in the field doesn’t come easily to every plumber. To stand out in this industry, it’s not just about wrenches and labor – you need to show a different side of your professionalism. Softskills are the “people” skills that successful experts employ to show prowess, as opposed to hard skills like strength and dexterity.… Read More »

10 Ways to Improve Worksite Safety for Your Employees

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The hazards of a construction site can be numerous, especially if you’re not being careful. Employers should be implementing a number of different precautions, but it can be tough to know where to begin. To best protect your employees, here are CCS Construction Staffing’s top ten ways to improve safety on the worksite.   1. Establish a Clear… Read More »

The Importance of Communication for All Construction Jobs

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Communication seems simple enough, until you’re out on the job waiting for instruction. You do not want to be the one holding up the entire project because you don’t know what the next step should be. Communicating with leadership isn’t always as straightforward as it seems, especially in an unpredictable industry like construction. Communication done… Read More »

How to Conduct Effective Performance Reviews for Your Crew

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Construction projects don’t allow for a ton of time to reflect and revisit your team’s operations. It’s often a matter of tying up loose ends and immediately moving on to the next project. However, all employees value feedback, and you are likely required to review performance annually if not more frequently. Here are our top… Read More »

7 Crucial Safety Tips for Pipe Fitters

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Pipe-fitting jobs can be lucrative and rewarding. However, if you’re on the hunt for a pipe-fitting gig, know the risks involved. Injuries and accidents are possible but avoidable with the right insight. We advise you to look out for the top seven hazards in the pipe-fitting profession.   1. Know Your Materials  In this industry, workers… Read More »

5 Reasons to Offer On-the-Job Training for Construction Workers

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Managing hands-on workers isn’t like overseeing cubicle workers. The demands of construction work leave little time for paperwork and pencil-pushing. But as a leader, you have an obligation to your team to make time for the opportunities they seek. Here are the most important benefits of offering on-the-job training to improve the skills of your… Read More »

How to Avoid Common Construction Accidents

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There aren’t many workplaces busier than a construction site. If you’re new to the industry, it’s imperative to be cautious. Come prepared and understand that the construction site comes with danger, but most common construction accidents are preventable. Here’s how employees can actively avoid them.  Avoiding Slippage  If you spot a potential trip or slip… Read More »

How to Keep You Construction Workers Safe & Healthy During COVID-19

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Construction work is so crucial, and it doesn’t stop due to COVID-19. Here are the top things employers must do to ensure their construction workers keep themselves and their peers safe during the COVID pandemic.  Prepare Before Each Shift  Screening incoming employees with temperature checks and even COVID-19 testing before entry can make management and… Read More »

10 Tips to Further Your Construction Career

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Starting out in construction but looking for the long haul? Here are the top ten things that construction workers can do to develop and further your career.  1. Be In It For The Long Haul  Commitment is a sign of a strong construction staffer. Hiring managers see a lot of flakes and slackers, so to stay in the game… Read More »