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Mistakes Managers Make When Giving Performance Reviews

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Performance reviews are tough on everyone – you want to be forthcoming and open, but you don’t want to be overly harsh. It’s important to make your employees feel appreciated while also being realistic about your expectations and their abilities. Performance reviews are a great time to show your support and offer constructive criticism, but… Read More »

Decreasing exposure concentration

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For reducing exposure concentration, it is useful to consider the source, the environment in which a hazard occurs and the workers who are exposed. As a general rule, the closer controls are to a source, the more efficient and effective they are. Three general types of controls can be used to reduce the concentration of… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing lands again in the Charlotte Business Journal Fast 50

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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 owned companies in Charlotte, North Carolina The reception was a held at Hilton Charlotte City Center and it was… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing announced as 2016 Corporate Culture Award Winner

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CCS Construction Staffing (CCS) is thrilled to announce that the company has been selected as a winner for Charlotte, NC SmartCEO’s Corporate Culture Awards by SmartCEO Magazine. The Corporate Culture Award celebrates 50 companies in the Greater Charlotte Area that have successfully supported a positive, productive and performance-driven culture, and have worked with their employees… Read More »

Your Next Great Plumber will Have These Traits

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Hiring quality workers can be difficult in an economy producing less of what you’re looking for. You may have some qualified applicants, but how do you know if you’ll be getting the top notch service your company requires? These are the skills that make great plumbers stand out. Professionally Licensed Above all else, your next… Read More »

Tools

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Tools are particularly important in construction work. They are primarily used to put things together (e.g., hammers and nail guns) or to take them apart (e.g., jackhammers and saws). Tools are often classified as hand tools and power tools. Hand tools include all non-powered tools, such as hammers and pliers. Power tools are divided into… Read More »

Eight Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job

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Interviewing for a new position can be stressful. When you’re trying to do everything right to make a good impression on a hiring manager, it’s important to emphasize strengths and steer clear of mistakes. If you didn’t get the job, the following missteps may have occurred. You were unpolished Be sure you look the part!… Read More »

Scaffolds

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Scaffolds consist of easily assembled frameworks of steel or timber on which working platforms may be placed. Scaffolds may be fixed or mobile. Fixed scaffolds—that is, those erected alongside a building or structure—are either independent or putlog. The independent scaffold has uprights or standards along both sides of its platforms and is capable of remaining… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing Wins Best Places to Work Second Year in a Row

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We are happy to announce that CCS Construction has won the Best Places to Work award by the Charlotte Business Journal for the second year in a row. The CBJ’s annual Best Places to Work recognizes local companies that have struck a balance between bottom-line goals and what employees care most about — the benefits… Read More »

What Jobs Are Your Construction Workers Leaving You For?

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Chances are, the changes in the American economy have impacted your staff. Why are they leaving? Construction was hit hard by the recession, and many laborers are looking for ways to alter their career path to increase their income. Read ahead on where the viable professionals are going, and how you can bring them back.… Read More »