Employers

6 Questions to Ask Candidates During a Phone Interview

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You’ve sorted through applications and resumes, and you’ve made the calls: It’s time for phone interviews. But are you prepared? Hiring managers execute many, many phone screens during the hiring cycle. If you don’t have your interview questions down pat, you’ll want to come up with a reliable script so you’re always prepared to evaluate potential… Read More »

10 Interview Tips for Employers

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Operating a successful team starts with recruiting the right hires. Candidates are more than just their resumes. These days, it’s important to get a good feel for an applicant to see if they’ll make an acceptable addition to your team. We’ve compiled our top ten tips on how to interview effectively.  1. Be Prepared  Professionals… Read More »

National Safety Month: 5 Ways to Ensure the Safety of Your Construction Workers

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Time to celebrate the final week of National Safety Month with an emphasis on protecting your workers. Every construction crew needs to prioritize safety, and as a manager, you’ll want to focus on the best ways to prevent hazardous incidents in the workplace. Today we’re talking about 5 different ways to keep your team protected.  1.… Read More »

National Safety Month: How Often Do Employees Need OSHA Training?

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Safety organizations and construction corporations make it clear that all employees have to stay updated with OSHA training. However, that information can be confusing – when does each worker need to re-train? How fast should they need to renew? In honor of National Safety Month, we are clearing up some confusion on when exactly you… Read More »

Controlling Construction Costs 5/5: Constant Communication

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If you ask the top ten construction gurus in the United States what the most important aspect of construction work is, most of them would tell you it’s communication. There is an immense amount of moving parts to each job, so it’s crucial to have a stream of information being relayed at all times. As the fourth installment of… Read More »

The Hard and Soft Skills to Identify in Your Next Plumbing Hire

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Teaching a new team member doesn’t have to be a challenge if you make the right hiring decisions. Interviewing in the plumbing industry may have you struggling for the best way to know who to bring into your team. A resume isn’t enough these days – you need to know the hard and soft skills it takes… Read More »

Controlling Construction Costs 4/5: Tactical Labor 

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If you are looking to strengthen your construction force, you need CCS Construction Staffing. Our experts are helping construction hiring managers navigate through our Controlling Construction Costs series. For the fourth part of our series, we’re discussing tactical labor and how you can maximize the potential of your staff.    Versatile Staff  A multifaceted construction… Read More »

How to Engage and Retain Your Older Workers

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In the construction industry, it’s hard to let go of your talented trades. Retaining staff members that are older with more experience can really help you keep projects moving and help you train newer hires. Veteran employees that aren’t satisfied with what your company can offer may be tempted to jump ship. Losing your accomplished… Read More »