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CCS Construction Staffing Named in the Inc. 5000 list

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CCS is excited to announce that it has been named to the annual Inc. 5000 list this year.   This is the 4th straight year that CCS has been recognized for its revenue growth.   With 309% growth from 2011 to 2014, CCS measured in at #1118.   Additionally, CCS ranked #16 in the local… Read More »

Why Having Fun at Work is Good for Business

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Happy employees are workers who produce. Period. We could actually end this blog now and the main idea would still be lodged firmly in your mind – if you want an increase in business, you’ve got to focus on job satisfaction. Having fun at work is one of the leading ways to improve morale, increase… Read More »

3 Annoying Co-Workers and Tips to Tolerate Them

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Whether it’s the HVAC tech who incessantly talks about family drama or the equipment operator who steals food from the company fridge, we’ve all dealt with co-workers who drive us up the wall. Of course, colleagues who drive you crazy also pose a problem: How do you deal with them without becoming a total jerk… Read More »

Construction Industry Targets Ex-Military for Management Roles

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Veterans once helped defend the U.S., and now that they are back home, they can help build it. Many construction companies are reaching out and recruiting military members specifically for management positions. Financial cuts in the defense budget have resulted in a significant amount of ex-service personnel now entering the civilian job market. Management skills… Read More »

Attract Better Talent by Improving Company Culture

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Company culture, especially for the construction industry, has a significant impact on retention and recruitment. If you want the best in your field, even if it’s for a seasonal or temporary job, you have to offer something the competition does not. That’s where jobsite culture comes into play. Culture is all about the value, mission… Read More »

4 Ways to Prevent Performance Bottlenecks on the Job Site

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Performance bottlenecks can be a major setback on any job site, resulting in production delays and loss of revenue. What’s worse, if these lags happen repeatedly, it could significantly impact your construction firm’s reputation. Bottlenecks in construction performance most often occur when workers have difficulty completing their tasks on time or when jobs overlap that… Read More »

3 Best Practices for Seasonal Recruiting

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Seasonal employees may only be around for a limited time, but that doesn’t mean you should consider them expendable. These workers still represent your company, no matter how brief their tenure, so it’s essential that owners and contractors treat them with value. How you recruit and onboard your seasonal workers impacts both the present project… Read More »

Implement a New HR Policy the Right Way

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HR policies are the backbone of every business. They lay the foundation for best employment practices, inclusive workplace cultures and strong employee work ethic. This is especially important on a construction site, as crews tend to be extremely diverse in age, ethnicity and gender. Whether your project consists of one building or one hundred, developing… Read More »

4 Ways to Improve Employee Development Plans

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Employee development is critical to business growth, especially in the construction industry. Creating a strategy to provide your employees with opportunities and clear direction on how to increase their skills will not only advance their careers; it will also advance your business. With more experience and training in their toolboxes, your skilled laborers and construction… Read More »