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Innovative Tips & Tricks to Help You Be a Better Electrician

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You work as an electrician can help individuals and companies continue their essential operations. Any electrician in the field can benefit from some smart advice on stepping up their game. Here are some quick, innovative, and creative tricks that can help electricians do a better job in the field.   PVC and Tight Spaces   Working with… Read More »

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge. Why Handwashing Works When you wash your hands,… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing Wins Best Places to Work 6th Year in a Row

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We are happy to announce that CCS Construction Staffing has won the Best Places to Work award by the Charlotte Business Journal for the 6th year in a row. The CBJ’s annual Best Places to Work award recognizes local companies that have struck a balance between bottom-line goals and what employees care most about —… Read More »

What to Expect From an Electrical Apprenticeship

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Are you considering electrical work for your future professional path? A career as an electrician can be rewarding, both personally and financially. But you need to do your research – you won’t be able to simply apply to an electrician job; you’ll need information and training. We can help you get started today – here’s… Read More »

8 Important Softskills for Plumbers

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Collaborating effectively out in the field doesn’t come easily to every plumber. To stand out in this industry, it’s not just about wrenches and labor – you need to show a different side of your professionalism. Softskills are the “people” skills that successful experts employ to show prowess, as opposed to hard skills like strength and dexterity.… Read More »

10 Ways to Improve Worksite Safety for Your Employees

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The hazards of a construction site can be numerous, especially if you’re not being careful. Employers should be implementing a number of different precautions, but it can be tough to know where to begin. To best protect your employees, here are CCS Construction Staffing’s top ten ways to improve safety on the worksite.   1. Establish a Clear… Read More »

The Importance of Communication for All Construction Jobs

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Communication seems simple enough, until you’re out on the job waiting for instruction. You do not want to be the one holding up the entire project because you don’t know what the next step should be. Communicating with leadership isn’t always as straightforward as it seems, especially in an unpredictable industry like construction. Communication done… Read More »

How to Conduct Effective Performance Reviews for Your Crew

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Construction projects don’t allow for a ton of time to reflect and revisit your team’s operations. It’s often a matter of tying up loose ends and immediately moving on to the next project. However, all employees value feedback, and you are likely required to review performance annually if not more frequently. Here are our top… Read More »

7 Crucial Safety Tips for Pipe Fitters

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Pipe-fitting jobs can be lucrative and rewarding. However, if you’re on the hunt for a pipe-fitting gig, know the risks involved. Injuries and accidents are possible but avoidable with the right insight. We advise you to look out for the top seven hazards in the pipe-fitting profession.   1. Know Your Materials  In this industry, workers… Read More »

5 Reasons to Offer On-the-Job Training for Construction Workers

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Managing hands-on workers isn’t like overseeing cubicle workers. The demands of construction work leave little time for paperwork and pencil-pushing. But as a leader, you have an obligation to your team to make time for the opportunities they seek. Here are the most important benefits of offering on-the-job training to improve the skills of your… Read More »