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Employment In Construction Industry Back On The Rise

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Construction Staffing

You don’t need us to tell you that the construction industry took quite a hit during the recession. You were there. You felt it and you lived it. More importantly, you survived it. Now as the recession continues to fade into memory, construction opportunities are becoming a stronger reality. The recession saw a significant exodus… Read More »

The Complexities of Payroll — It’s More Than Just Cutting a Check

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Construction Executive

Running a jobsite requires a lot of tools. Some tools are easy to spot and familiar to use, like electrical equipment, scaffolds and power tools. Others can be slightly more foreign, such as invoicing, billing and payroll – but are just as important to maintaining a productive project. As a business owner, you have an… Read More »

How to do a Performance Appraisal for Skilled Laborers

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Construction Staffing

Performance appraisals are one of the most valuable tools in a construction site manager’s toolbox. Assessing your employees’ current productivity can help you track their progress and job growth, while also allowing you to plan your company’s future goals. In order to maximize the benefits of performance appraisals, contractors, managers and business owners must craft… Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Treat Your Workers as Independent Contractors

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CCS Construction Staffing

A job site is one of the most diverse work environments. You can see workers hauling lumber, people driving forklifts and management in ties double-checking clipboards. The differences go far beneath the surface. From master plumbers to HVAC specialists, these employees carry various skill sets and certifications in their toolboxes. Some of these workers are… Read More »

CCIPs For Contractors: What You Need To Know

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CCS Construction Staffing

Jobsite accidents can happen any time. No matter how much safety training you provide, occasionally something goes wrong. Sometimes these malfunctions only affect equipment, such as a power shortage in a drill or a jammed forklift. However, in the worst situations, employees can get injured. In either case, construction business owners and general contractors need… Read More »

Sacrificing Quality for Time: Is It Ever Appropriate?

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Construction Staffing

Construction is a constant balancing act. Deadlines are tight and often inflexible, but quality and safety are key. Sacrificing the quality of a job in favor of meeting a deadline is never recommended, but there’s no reason you can’t achieve the highest quality standards while still being on time. How can you ensure top quality… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing Noted in the Fast 50 Awards

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On October 23, 2014 the Charlotte Business Journal announced the honorees of the Fast 50 Awards — the fastest-growing private companies in Charlotte, NC. CCS Construction Staffing is honored to be recognized as one of the top 50 growing privately own companies in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Fast 50 businesses were selected and ranked by… Read More »

How To Make A Fantastic First Impression Early On The Job

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Construction Staffing

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Contractors and subcontractors judge your character the moment you walk into an interview. Your co-workers make their own decisions the first time you walk on the job site. While it’s true that you can’t control people’s thoughts or opinions, you can control that first… Read More »

Inc. 500|5000 Conference

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CCS Construction Staffing was invited to attend the Inc. 5000 Conference and Awards Ceremony hosted by Inc. Magazine in Phoenix, Arizona from October 15 – October 17. CCS celebrated with other nominees and their remarkable achievements during the three day conference that included open panel discussions, networking events, and inspirational speeches by CEO and founder… Read More »

ASA Staffing World

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CCS Construction Staffing had the opportunity to attend ASA Staffing World by the American Staffing Association in Washington, D.C. We were pleased to have been part of this convention and learned a lot. We can’t wait to do it all over again next year.