Employers

5 Best Staffing Practices for 2021

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After a rough 2020, we’ve learned to adapt the hiring process. There are new hiring techniques, new interviewing processes, and changes in onboarding and day-to-day work. We’re here to talk about the best staffing practices for 2021. 1) Rethink the Resume If you’re truly looking for the best candidate for the job, you need to… Read More »

How to Foster Teamwork Among Your Construction Crew

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Managers are hard-pressed to find the perfect crew – every great leader wants to get the job done while avoiding conflict. Investing in your team’s harmony and wellbeing is a worthwhile cause. Here are a few things managers can do to foster good teamwork among their construction workers and how teamwork can actually improve productivity.  … Read More »

10 Interview Questions to Ask to Find the Best Construction Candidates

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To determine the best fit for your construction crew, you’ll want to get enough valuable information on potential new hires. Let’s talk about the top ten important interview questions that employers should ask prospective construction candidates to determine whether or not they would be a good addition to their team.   1. Ready for the Basics?… Read More »

10 Ways to Improve Worksite Safety for Your Employees

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The hazards of a construction site can be numerous, especially if you’re not being careful. Employers should be implementing a number of different precautions, but it can be tough to know where to begin. To best protect your employees, here are CCS Construction Staffing’s top ten ways to improve safety on the worksite.   1. Establish a Clear… Read More »

How to Conduct Effective Performance Reviews for Your Crew

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Construction projects don’t allow for a ton of time to reflect and revisit your team’s operations. It’s often a matter of tying up loose ends and immediately moving on to the next project. However, all employees value feedback, and you are likely required to review performance annually if not more frequently. Here are our top… Read More »

5 Reasons to Offer On-the-Job Training for Construction Workers

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Managing hands-on workers isn’t like overseeing cubicle workers. The demands of construction work leave little time for paperwork and pencil-pushing. But as a leader, you have an obligation to your team to make time for the opportunities they seek. Here are the most important benefits of offering on-the-job training to improve the skills of your… Read More »

How to Keep You Construction Workers Safe & Healthy During COVID-19

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Construction work is so crucial, and it doesn’t stop due to COVID-19. Here are the top things employers must do to ensure their construction workers keep themselves and their peers safe during the COVID pandemic.  Prepare Before Each Shift  Screening incoming employees with temperature checks and even COVID-19 testing before entry can make management and… Read More »

Benefits of Partnering with a Staffing Firm During Times of Uncertainty

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Employers are always looking to maximize efficiency. So why does the hiring process always take so long? Creating the perfect posting, sifting through resumes, and onboarding? Difficult to manage under normal circumstances, much less a global pandemic. Refer some of the work to professionals — here’s why:  Fill Staffing Gaps  If you’re in a race… Read More »

How to Measure the Productivity of Your Employees

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Micromanaging is not the way to lead and encourage your team. However, you still want to monitor productivity. Great leaders strike a delicate balance of oversight and independence. Here’s how you can keep your team in check while empowering them to succeed.   Measure By Task  The first trap of measuring productivity is assuming you should measure by… Read More »

How Boosting Morale at Work Increases Productivity

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If you are not taking team well-being into account as a manager, you’re wasting your time. Burnout and turnover are toxic, and inevitable if you’re not creating a great environment for your employees. You can’t underestimate how important it is to make your workers happy and protect their best interests. A satisfied team is an… Read More »