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Want to Be an Electrician? Start by Being a Top Helper

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Electricians, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, made an average of $55,190 in 2018. But electricians are not made overnight. It takes years to cultivate the experience necessary to succeed in this challenging career path. As an electrician helper, you’ll learn the ins and outs of this trade, which can be an extremely rewarding profession.… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 8/12: How to Make Your Workers Feel Valued

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As the eighth installment of our leadership series, we’re focusing on the best ways to empower your team and lead your staff to a successful outcome. No matter what you’re working on or what your organization takes on, you need to make your staff a priority. Here are a few of the best ways to make… Read More »

Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention – Housekeeping and Spill Response

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Housekeeping is one of the most important practices for preventing slips, trips, and falls. Obstacles and clutter are a major cause of trips, and floor wetness and contaminants are major causes of slips. Cleaning and Tidying Keep walkways and aisles clear. Remove obstacles and anything that is not necessary. Do not allow clutter or trash… Read More »

The Skills You Need to Become a Great Plumber

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In the skilled trades industry, there are often many opportunities to develop a specific trade in order to excel. Plumbing is an ideal career path because of the options and potential. You can pursue the traditional path and consult as a residential plumber, or you can explore commercial plumbing gigs and concentrate on large-scale plumbing… Read More »

Basic Stretches

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Why do we stretch? Stretching is useful for both injury prevention and treatment. Stretching increases flexibility which directly translates into reduced risk of injury. Stretching allows a greater range of motion, making you less likely to experience an injury. Stretching enhances your balance, coordination, and circulation. Stretching increases blood flow to your muscles. Improved circulation… Read More »

How To Reduce Construction Worker Turnover

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As a construction manager, you know how hard it can be to fill positions. With low unemployment and high demand, it seems like the best laborers get snatched up before jobs are even posted. That’s why it’s essential for you to reduce turnover. Maintaining your existing staff becomes even more imperative and the busy season… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing listed as one of the Largest Staffing Companies in Charlotte

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For the 7th consecutive year, CCS Construction Staffing has made the Charlotte Business Journal’s list of Largest Temporary Staffing Companies.  We moved up 4 spots from last year and CCS landed at #7 for 2019! All companies were ranked by the number of temporary employees on payroll for May 1, 2019.  

The Basic’s of First Aid

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The essential rules of first aid: Rule 1: Call 911 if needed.   Time is important. If it is determined that emergency medical services are needed, call immediately. Rule 2: You must be properly trained and certified in first aid and CPR in order to assist an injured person.   You may do more harm… Read More »

Top 5 Career Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

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If you’re looking for a job but lacking inspiration, try something new: a career-focused podcast that can help you focus your career goals. To explore podcasts that can assist you in a great work experience, check out our top five picks. Ask a Manager To learn more about everyday office issues, try listening to Ask… Read More »