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CCS Construction Staffing ranked 12th Fastest Growing Company in Charlotte

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The Charlotte Business Journal’s annual Fast 50 Awards ceremony was held on Thursday, Dec. 4, at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. This was the fourth consecutive year that CCS Construction Staffing was recognized for this award. The CCS team was ecstatic that it climbed the list from #19 in 2013 to #12 in 2014. CCS’… Read More »

5 Reasons to Outsource Your Workforce

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Construction Staffing

You have a big job starting tomorrow, but as you watch smoke billow from the engine of your backhoe, you aren’t so sure when the project will get rolling. Business owners take a huge leap of faith when they branch out on their own. At CCS Construction Staffing, we’ve seen many industry leaders tackle complex… Read More »

Employment In Construction Industry Back On The Rise

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Construction Staffing

You don’t need us to tell you that the construction industry took quite a hit during the recession. You were there. You felt it and you lived it. More importantly, you survived it. Now as the recession continues to fade into memory, construction opportunities are becoming a stronger reality. The recession saw a significant exodus… Read More »

The Complexities of Payroll — It’s More Than Just Cutting a Check

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Construction Executive

Running a jobsite requires a lot of tools. Some tools are easy to spot and familiar to use, like electrical equipment, scaffolds and power tools. Others can be slightly more foreign, such as invoicing, billing and payroll – but are just as important to maintaining a productive project. As a business owner, you have an… Read More »

How to do a Performance Appraisal for Skilled Laborers

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Construction Staffing

Performance appraisals are one of the most valuable tools in a construction site manager’s toolbox. Assessing your employees’ current productivity can help you track their progress and job growth, while also allowing you to plan your company’s future goals. In order to maximize the benefits of performance appraisals, contractors, managers and business owners must craft… Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Treat Your Workers as Independent Contractors

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CCS Construction Staffing

A job site is one of the most diverse work environments. You can see workers hauling lumber, people driving forklifts and management in ties double-checking clipboards. The differences go far beneath the surface. From master plumbers to HVAC specialists, these employees carry various skill sets and certifications in their toolboxes. Some of these workers are… Read More »

CCIPs For Contractors: What You Need To Know

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CCS Construction Staffing

Jobsite accidents can happen any time. No matter how much safety training you provide, occasionally something goes wrong. Sometimes these malfunctions only affect equipment, such as a power shortage in a drill or a jammed forklift. However, in the worst situations, employees can get injured. In either case, construction business owners and general contractors need… Read More »

Sacrificing Quality for Time: Is It Ever Appropriate?

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Construction Staffing

Construction is a constant balancing act. Deadlines are tight and often inflexible, but quality and safety are key. Sacrificing the quality of a job in favor of meeting a deadline is never recommended, but there’s no reason you can’t achieve the highest quality standards while still being on time. How can you ensure top quality… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing Noted in the Fast 50 Awards

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On October 23, 2014 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 own companies in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Fast 50 businesses were selected and ranked by… Read More »

How To Make A Fantastic First Impression Early On The Job

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Construction Staffing

You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Contractors and subcontractors judge your character the moment you walk into an interview. Your co-workers make their own decisions the first time you walk on the job site. While it’s true that you can’t control people’s thoughts or opinions, you can control that first… Read More »