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Basic Machine Safety

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It’s tough to imagine modern society without machines hard at work all around us. New and improved machinery leads to increased productivity, higher quality, and more affordable production. But misused machines can be as harmful as they are helpful. Machines that cut metal can cut off fingers. Machines that punch through steel can punch through… Read More »

Your Assignment Just Ended Abruptly – What Do You Do Now?

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Some construction job seekers really appreciate the idea of taking on temporary positions. These types of jobs allow for freedom even though there can be income uncertainties that come with it.  Many temporary employees like the fact that you can accept or refuse an assignment, while some temporary employees have concerns about unemployment laws and… Read More »

How to Hire the Best Construction Project Manager for Your Business

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Construction Staffing

You don’t have to run a million-dollar construction company to attract the best employees in the business. If you want to stay ahead of the competition, you’ll need to catch the eye of strong and innovative construction project managers, one of the most sought-after professionals in the industry. You need the best construction project manager… Read More »

The Mechanics of Lifting

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Every day we use our backs for lifting and rarely think about possible injury. It’s not until we’ve hurt ourselves that we become acutely aware of the importance of proper lifting mechanics and body posture. Understanding and using proper lifting mechanics can aid you in maintaining a healthy back for many years to come. Proper Body… Read More »

Mobile Apps to Make Your Life Easier on the Jobsite

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Construction Executive

How many hours a day do you spend on your phone? We don’t just mean talking on your phone, but also checking email, reading important documents and texting with clients and co-workers. If you’re lucky, you may also get a moment or two to read a news article or like a few photos on Facebook.… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing Wins Best Places to Work

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We are happy to announce that CCS Construction has won the Best Places to Work award by the Charlotte Business Journal. CBJ’s Best Places to Work Awards is an event honoring outstanding companies whose benefits, policies and practices are among the area’s best. This is the first time we has received this award and we… Read More »

Slips, Trips, and Falls

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Each year many people are disabled from falling accidents. Slips, trips and falls often result in serious injuries including strains, sprains, broken bones and fractures. Slips occur when there is not enough friction between your feet and the surface on which you work or walk. Wet surfaces, occasional spills, weather hazards such as snow or… Read More »

This Thanksgiving, Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

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Construction Staffing

How do you feel when you get rewarded for a job well done, at work or at home? Even just a heart-felt thank you is often enough to motivate you to keep up the good work. Guess what – your employees feel the same way. In fact, several studies show a raise in recognition over… Read More »

Electric Power Tools

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Construction Staffing

Electric power tools come in all shapes and sizes and are designed to do almost anything. However, there are some things that they all have in common, rules for safe and proper use. Below are a few way to ensure your safety while using electric power tools. The following rules should be remembered when discussing… Read More »

Should You Have a Resume for a Job in the Construction Industry?

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Construction Staffing

Whether you’re a job site manager, superintendent, a skilled laborer, a specialized tradesman, an entry-level employee, or any other construction site worker, you need to show off your skills when applying for a job opening. While you may fill out an application either way, your resume is the place to showcase your professional experience and… Read More »