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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 »

Power Tool Safety

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Power tools can be very dangerous when used improperly. Cuts, punctures, electric shock, and burns are common consequences of accidents involving these tools. Always exercise caution when working with or around power tools. * Keep tools clean. Poor maintenance is responsible for many accidents. * Ensure that all guards are in place. * Disconnect the… Read More »

Eye and Face Protection

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Safety glasses and goggles: Glasses are primarily used to shield the eyes from impacts and ultraviolet radiation. Goggles form a protective seal around the eyes and prevent objects, dust, vapors, and liquids from entering the eye. Both may incorporate prescription lenses. Both can be used in combination with other eye and face protection. Both need… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 7/12: Continue your Education

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In a leadership role, it can be difficult to manage a wide variety of workers. It gets even more complicated when you communicate with people that have varying ages and levels of experience and education. The one way to stay in sync with your staff and command your team effectively is to continue your education.… Read More »