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The Easiest Ways to Make a Great Impression During Your Job Interview 

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Looking to land the job? Interviews are that critical make-or-break moment that allows you to prove you’re more than your resume. Making a terrific first impression is the only way to secure a new position. Here are the simplest ways to impress in an interview setting.  Go for Outgoing  Your first interview impression is a serious occasion.… Read More »

Slips, Trips and Falls

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Safety tips: Keep the floor clear. Remember to keep hoses and electrical cords out of walkways. Keep the floor clean. Clean up grease, water and other liquids immediately. Install non-skid mats in walkways and handrails in stairways. Climbing and reaching high places will increase your chance of falling. Use appropriate gear for tasks in these… Read More »

How to Engage and Retain Your Older Workers

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In the construction industry, it’s hard to let go of your talented trades. Retaining staff members that are older with more experience can really help you keep projects moving and help you train newer hires. Veteran employees that aren’t satisfied with what your company can offer may be tempted to jump ship. Losing your accomplished… Read More »

Ready for Your First Construction Job? Read This!

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Are you looking for a potentially lucrative opportunity without a college degree? For those willing to put in the work, there’s hard-earned money available for qualified candidates in manual labor. If you are looking to begin your construction career, you need CCS Construction Staffing. We can guide you through those initial steps and help you transition to… Read More »

Controlling Construction Costs 3/5: Avoid Delays

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To help stay on budget, it is important to stay on schedule. There are many factors that could cause a project to veer off course, but there are ways to help avoid the possible delays. For the third part of our five ways to control construction costs, we’ll discuss how you can avoid delays.  Tight… Read More »

The 6 Work Habits That Every Electrician Should Have

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Your apprenticeship is wrapping up, and it takes more than a few classes to prepare yourself for your entry into the electrical industry. When setting yourself up for success as an electrician, these work habits can come in handy.  Reliability  To be early is to be on time, particularly for an electrician. Prepare in advance… Read More »

Fine-Tune Your Hiring Process to Find the Top Talent

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Between no-show interviewees, poor fit, one paragraph resumes, and poor fit, your hiring process may have you tearing your hair out. Whether you’re short-staffed due to turnover or you’re looking for a highly qualified pro to fill one specific niche, it’s important to focus on finding the best applicants possible. Revisit Your Requirements Sometimes your… Read More »

Are You Ruining Your Employment Opportunities with These Resume Mistakes?

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Creating a resume should be the best reflection of you: on paper. You won’t get a chance to show off your personality until you snag an interview, so it’s important that you make a great impression. Avoid ruining any future job opportunities by being mindful of these common resume mistakes. Too Long One of the… Read More »

Why Wear Hard Hats?

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Why wear hard hats? The brain is the control center of the body. If it is damaged in any way, the entire body will be at risk. Normally the skull protects the brain from injury, but when falling or flying objects are a hazard, additional protection must be worn. Sometimes workers are reluctant to wear… Read More »

Controlling Construction Costs 2/5: Expert Estimation

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For the next installment of our blog series on controlling construction costs, we’re talking expert estimation. Outside of your workers and keeping them safe, the most important thing to pay attention to during a construction project is the capital. Managing your money is critical to An accurate and educated cost assessment before a project begins… Read More »