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On Oct 14 we participated in the “Bob Pendergraph Memorial Golf Tournament” at Umpstead Pines Willowhaven. We placed 2nd out of all the teams with a net score of 55. This event was put on by the CECA organization.  (Carolinas Electrical Contractors Association)  

Are You Hiring Good Personalities?

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CCS Construction Staffing

What kind of personality is the best fit for construction? When you look at the diversity of a typical job site, it’s hard – at first – to see a common thread. However, this type of work attracts a certain type of individual – regardless of race, religion or gender. That’s why it’s important to… Read More »

CCS lands #5 on NC Mid-Market Fast 40

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On Monday 19th, CCS Construction Staffing was invited by Business North Carolina magazine and Cherry Bekaert LLP to attend the NC Mid-Market Fast 40 awards ceremony. The luncheon was held at the St. Andrews Room in the Main Clubhouse at the Pinehurst Resort. Final rankings were revealed at the luncheon. CCS was ranked the 5th… Read More »

The Construction Industry Is Growing, but You Could Face Hiring Dilemmas

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Construction Staffing

Even though the construction industry is quite literally booming, many employers still face significant hiring challenges. Some construction firms are trying to regain ground against the competition, while others are dealing with a job seekers’ market. This means that many hiring teams have to sift through numerous interviews before finding a candidate who wants the… Read More »

How to Respectfully Let an Employee Go

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Construction Staffing

Layoffs are uncomfortable for everyone involved, not just the individual employee being let go. If your construction company has decided to lay off employees or terminate one specific worker, there are steps you can take to be respectful to the worker, as well as keep morale up, especially on a busy or stressful job site.… Read More »

Can I Get a Construction Job Without Experience?

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Construction Staffing

It’s not uncommon for a job site to have varying levels of experience. Some workers have been in the industry for decades, while others are just starting out. Each job you have performed in the past will have similarities and differences, even if the industries are completely different. Regardless, the construction industry is experiencing an… Read More »

Best Ways to Eliminate Payroll Headaches

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Construction Staffing

The surge in growth for the construction industry has brought with it many incredible successes, as well as unpredictable challenges. Staffing is one that falls into both categories. The job growth has made room for more skilled laborers and talented craftsmen to contribute to the team, but along with this comes many headaches due to… Read More »

CCS volunteers at Claire’s Army Golf Tournament

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CCS was proud to be a part of the 3rd Annual Claire’s Army Golf Tournament in Charlotte, NC on Monday September 21st. The golf tournament was held at Providence Country Club and focused on raising money to ease the daily burdens of those families entrenched in the Pediatric Cancer battle. For more details visit www.clairesarmy.org.… Read More »

Reasons Why Your Good Workers are Leaving

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Construction Staffing

When you start a new construction project, your reputation is on the line. You don’t start looking to hire mediocre employees; you want the best. However, in the middle of an important building project, losing a good worker can be a serious challenge, a roadblock to completing the job on time. Losing good employees will… Read More »