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4 Ways to Upskill Your Construction Workforce

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Staff Up for Summer! The construction industry is absolutely booming, and you want to make sure you’ve got a terrific workflow for a full sequence of summer projects. One way to improve your workforce is to upskill your existing team to fill in gaps and improve overall productivity. Upskill your construction workers with these four… Read More »

How to Speed Up the Hiring Process for a Construction Job

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Hiring can be so frustrating, especially when you need new talent immediately. Holding up a construction project for lack of staff can really damage your timeline and your budget. Streamlining the hiring process will make sure you don’t miss out on the best candidates. Here’s how you can speed up your hiring process!    … Read More »

How to Upskill Your Plumbing Contractors

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  Downtime happens, especially factoring in the unprecedented times we’ve experienced recently. As a manager, you want to keep your staff engaged no matter what, especially those with special skills. We’re here to share how you can invest in upskilling for your plumbing trades:   Why Upskill? The number one reason to upskill your plumbers… Read More »

Communication: The Top Safety Hazard on the Job Site

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To effectively manage a construction team, it’s crucial to avoid safety hazards. You’re used to OSHA training and operating manuals, but are you mitigating the number one danger on the construction site? If you aren’t concentrating on communication, you’re leaving yourself open to massive damage. Here’s why a lack of communication is the top safety… Read More »

Active Listening: The Secret to Better Hiring

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As the world adjusts to post-pandemic life, more managers are re-vamping the way their company operates. If you are just like these leaders, looking for ways to improve or even re-build your processes, you may want to begin with your hiring routine. If you’re used to skimming resumes and saying yes to anyone that checks… Read More »

5 Reasons Why Cross-Training Your Workers will Lead to Higher Productivity

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Take advantage of your skilled workers by coaching them into a higher level of performance. Today we’re talking about the top five benefits of cross-training, the practice of identifying critical processes within your organization and making sure your entire team can execute them. 1. Better Teamwork The ability to collaborate is essential for a crew,… Read More »

8 Skills to Look For In A Plumber

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Are you a construction manager looking for new trades? Recruiting for a new construction project means hiring an effective team you can count on. As you build your “roster,” here are 8 skills you should seek as you recruit a plumber. 1. OSHA Awareness Navigating a complicated list of safety guidelines will come naturally to… Read More »

How A Staffing Agency Can Save You Time On Your Next Construction Project

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While we have seen massive changes in the workforce after 2020, staffing agencies have continued to recruit. Despite slowdowns and shutdowns, a top temporary staffing service like CCS Construction staffing does not skip a beat. If you are responsible for construction hiring, here’s exactly why you need to team up with a staffing agency to… Read More »

5 Reasons to Prioritize Workplace Diversity

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Diversity is a loaded buzzword these days, but what does it mean to your organization? How can you encourage diversity with a sincere effort? If you’re a construction manager wondering what this means for you and your team, check out our top five tips on why you should prioritize workplace diversity below: 1. New Perspectives… Read More »

Are You a Leader or a Boss?

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Are you truly ready to manage a team? If you have experience being the boss, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be a good leader. Let’s talk about the difference between being a leader and being a boss, which is more effective and determining which one you are. Leadership Styles Your approach is everything, especially considering… Read More »