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How to Calculate Man-Hour Productivity the Right Way

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On a construction site, every worker might be doing a different job, but all those hours add up to one final completed project. These hours are commonly referred to as labor-hours, or man-hours. Understanding how many man-hours it takes your crew to finish a specific building project will help you know how you spend in… Read More »

10 Things to Consider When Conducting Exit Interviews

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CCS Construction Staffing

Exit interviews can teach you at lot about your company; what you’re doing right and where you can improve. You’ll get insight into the strengths and weaknesses of managers and the organization and can better understand how to satisfy and retain employees. When conducting an Exit Interview, consider the following: Take care of any housekeeping… Read More »

How to Build and Manage a Talent Pipeline

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Back in the 1980s, the average hiring process took under a month. For many in the construction industry, it was even shorter – merely two weeks. Nowadays, however, things are quite different. From executive searches to contract specialty workers, the hiring process has nearly doubled. Some take all the way up to four months. At… Read More »

4 Best Practices for Pre-Employment Screening Target

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Construction Staffing

You spend months hiring for an opening before you finally find the right one. Only you quickly discover, just a few short months in, that the worker wasn’t the right fit at all. Now, you find yourself having to spend precious time and money to start the job search process all over again. Has this… Read More »

Doing Business in Several States? Watch Out for Gaps in Insurance

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CCS Construction Staffing

Nothing is written in stone, especially when it comes to the way states interpret liability insurance. Does your construction business operate in several states? Are you thinking of expanding beyond your borders? Understanding the different interpretations of business insurance can help you lower the risk of being covered in one state, but held responsible in… Read More »

OSHA Training

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This week, several CCS Construction Staffing recruiters completed their OSHA 10 Construction course at the ABC of the Carolinas location.  The two-day course focused on increasing safety awareness amongst our employees and promoting a safer environment on our jobsites.  This training is another example of CCS’ commitment to safety.  Thank you ABC and CCS!   

CCS Construction Staffing Wins Inavero’s 2015 Best Of Staffing Client Award

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Average client satisfaction scores more than three times higher than the industry average. Charlotte, NC– February 23, 2015 – CCS Construction Staffing, LLC, a leading staffing agency in the construction industry has won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, Inavero’s Best of Staffing… Read More »

5 Ways to Handle Layoffs

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Construction Staffing

Terminating a position or letting an employee go is a task that few enjoy, be it the employee or the manager. Sometimes a worker is let go without controversy, but mass layoffs tend to be complex situations. When the dust settles, managers often ask themselves, “How could I have done that better?” Don’t wait until… Read More »

Attract Better Candidates by Changing Company Culture

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Construction Executive

You don’t have to run a Fortune 500 construction company to enhance your workforce culture, especially if you’re looking to attract new employees. While stress relieving gadgets, complimentary lunches and skills training can impact morale, there are also other ways to turn on your company’s “awesome switch.” Not only will your current crew appreciate the… Read More »

Budgeting Tips for Contractors

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Construction Staffing

With construction projects on the rise for 2015, contractors could see a surge in opportunities. However, as many of these experienced workers know, the high can only last so long. During the time when demand is low and costs are high, construction industry contractors can feel blown away. Work is not always guaranteed, and contractors… Read More »