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Electrical Safety on the Construction Site

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  The safety of all workers on a construction site is a top priority. This includes protecting them against potential shock from electrical hazards. As an electrical professional, you must do what you can to keep staff members safe.     Implement these guidelines to increase electrical safety on a construction site. Perform Electrical Risk… Read More »

What to Focus on as a Construction Foreman

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In your role as a construction foreman, your job is to ensure things run smoothly at a job site. This includes scheduling crew members, monitoring progress on a project, and overseeing quality control. Because your work involves supervisory responsibilities, a strong ability to plan ahead and lead others is needed.   The following are some… Read More »

Controlling Construction Costs: Improving Inventory Management

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Managing inventory is one of the biggest challenges in growing a construction business. Your need for material supplies grows along with your company. This is why managing supply levels and the availability of equipment is important. You need to ensure each project is delivered on time and within budget. Part of the process involves knowing… Read More »

5 Tips for an Effective Performance Appraisal

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A performance appraisal is one way to provide feedback on an employee’s contributions and results. This lets you set goals and clarify how success will be measured. It also lets you praise the employee for their positive results and suggest steps for improvement in other areas. Planning the discussion in advance ensures you cover the… Read More »

The Impact of the Skills Gap During a Labor Shortage

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There are two main reasons for the shortage in construction labor. One is that experienced workers have been retiring or looking for work in other fields since the Great Recession. The other is that the number of workers attracted to the construction industry continues to decline. As a result, it continues to be increasingly hard… Read More »

Make Your Plumbers More Efficient with These Time Management Hacks

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Plumbers typically are task-focused. They know how long it should take to complete a project and work to complete it on time. This allows plumbers to move to other jobs throughout the day. Because your company earns more revenue as the number of completed jobs increases, it is in your best interest to increase your… Read More »

Looking for Manpower on Your Construction Site? Here’s How Our Recruiters Can Help

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Since 2008, CCS Construction Staffing has served as one of the premier construction temp agencies in the United States. We provide reliable, qualified manpower to the construction trades. Our commitment to filling our clients’ and candidates’ needs means additional flexibility, greater attention to detail, and faster turnaround than with other firms. Discover how the recruiters… Read More »

Important Soft Skills to Look for in an Electrician

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Looking to hire a skilled electrician for your next job? It’s hard to know which trade will fit in with your team and get the job done right. If you’re looking at similar resumes and trying to determine how to pick the right candidate, try focusing on soft skills. Any electrician can meet the basic… Read More »

How To Diversify Your Construction Workforce

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New blood is exactly what your team needs this summer. Hiring for construction can be challenging if you’re not open to new options. The status quo doesn’t serve your organization. This article will explain the benefits of diversifying your construction workforce & give tips on how to accomplish this.     Educate Your Current Crew… Read More »

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 »