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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 »

What You Should Wear to a Construction Job Interview?

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Your attire should be clean, professional, and make a great impression on a construction recruiter. But where’s the line? Most construction job seekers know that a suit is overkill for a construction interview, but may not know what outfit is appropriate. Here are some tips from CCS Construction Staffing on what to wear for a construction… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 11/12: Trust and Delegate

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Managing a construction operation comes with plenty of challenges. When you feel like you have too much on your plate, it’s not uncommon to struggle with time management issues and incomplete tasks. In the eleventh part of our “Improve Your Leadership Skills” series from CCS Construction Staffing, we’ll show you why it’s vital to trust… Read More »

Dealing with Workplace Drug Abuse

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Estimates from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) indicate that in 2007:  13.1 million (75.3 percent) of the 17.4 million adults classified with substance dependence or abuse were employed full-time. Of the reported 55.3 million adult binge drinkers, 44 million (79.4 percent) were employed. Of the reported 16.4 million people heavy use of alcohol, of… Read More »

Critical Safety Behaviors

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Unsafe behaviors or decisions are usually contributing factors in incidents. Sometimes an unsafe behavior increases the severity of injuries; other times, it is simply a key determinant in causing the incident. While employers also have a large responsibility to control hazards for their employees, the role employees play is vital. If you understand the hazards… Read More »