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The Impact of the Electrician Shortage on Consumers

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With blue-collar workers aging out of the construction agency faster than they can be replaced, the country is facing a serious electrician shortage. There may be young prospects learning the trade, but they don’t have the necessary experience. Bridging this gap is possible, but how will the shortage affect consumers in the meantime? Where Are… Read More »

Why Are There So Many Unfilled Jobs in the Construction Industry?

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Construction labor in the coming years will see difficulty in filling new positions. Since the recession, it’s been difficult to train and maintain talented construction workers. Here’s a look at why unemployment is so low, yet there are so many unfilled construction jobs. Skill Level The average applicant doesn’t have the matching skills the desired… Read More »

Physical hazards

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Physical hazards are present in every construction project. These hazards include noise, heat and cold, radiation, vibration and barometric pressure. Construction work often must be done in extreme heat or cold, in windy, rainy, snowy, or foggy weather or at night. Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation is encountered, as are extremes of barometric pressure. The machines… Read More »

What Are the Highest Paying Construction Jobs?

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If the construction industry is calling to you, you may want to ensure your investment is worth it. Whether you’re planning your potential career, or looking to switch gears after a decade of labor experience, we have the information for you. Think about your strengths, because the top-paying positions involve working well with others and… Read More »

Falling & Flying Objects

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Am I In Danger? You are at risk from falling objects when you are beneath cranes, scaffolds, etc., or where overhead work is being performed. There is a danger from flying objects when power tools, or activities like pushing, pulling, or prying, may cause objects to become airborne. Injuries can range from minor abrasions to… Read More »

How to Reduce Turnover by Hourly Workers

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It can be difficult to find the right people for your work in the construction industry. Hiring great workers is only half the battle – the other half is retaining them. Keeping quality staff on your team is essential to productivity, as well as cultivating a positive reputation. You want to hire and train top-notch… Read More »

Electric Tools-Sabre Saws

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Identify If you don’t use a sabre-saw correctly it can kick back, injuring you and damaging materials. If you don’t check out what’s behind your work, you could also saw into wires, cables, or pipes.   Communicate & Control   Sabre saws are used to cut holes in ceilings, floors and walls and to make… Read More »

How to Write Job Postings that Will Attract Top Construction Workers

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All job postings that draw in terrific candidates have one thing in common – they are direct. Grab attention by advertising exactly what you’re looking for. Read on to find out what to write, and how to create the perfect posting to reach your intended audience. Details Be descriptive about what skills you’re looking for… Read More »

Safety Clothing (Protective Clothing)

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Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as “PPE”, is equipment worn to minimize exposure to serious workplace injuries and illnesses. These injuries and illnesses may result from contact with chemical, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Personal protective equipment may include items such as gloves, safety glasses, shoes, earplugs or earmuffs, hard hats, respirators,… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing racks up Recognitions

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Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, CCS Construction Staffing provides skilled construction manpower to contractors throughout the US.  Since its founding in 2008, CCS has been recognized for its tremendous growth and this past quarter proved to be the same.  In the past few months, CCS celebrated its 5th consecutive year on the Inc. 5000 by landing… Read More »