CCS Blog


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 »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 5/12: Keep a Positive Attitude

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Next up in our leadership series, we’re going to discuss the importance of maintaining a positive attitude. Your team counts on you to set the tone for your workplace, and they expect an effective and encouraging boss. Managing a team means setting aside personal issues, even when you’re having a tough time. A great outlook… Read More »

Are You Drinking Enough Fluids on the Job?

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CCS Construction Staffing manages clients and candidates alike facing the same issue: dehydration. It’s a serious concern in the construction industry, with busy shifts and grueling conditions. In the South, it’s twice as important to stay hydrated. High temperatures and hard work put your body at risk for multiple health issues, and it’s tough to… Read More »

Is There a Path for Your Temps to Become Permanent?

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Recruiting the perfect staff member for your opening can seem impossible – finding a worker that is motivated, experienced, responsible, and available can seem elusive. Hiring temps is a great way to assess workers in action and fill roles quickly. So how can a manager pair these systems and turn temps into excellent permanent additions?… Read More »

Need Motivation or Career Advice? Look for Ted Talks on Youtube

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When you’re searching for a new position, you apply for dozens of jobs and seek assistance where you can. When you get into a rut and can’t find the right position, you may look for articles and books on how to hunt and end up overwhelmed. Today we want to give you a new idea.… Read More »