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Reducing Turnover With Young Employees

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The hard-working construction industry conquers many obstacles, but one of the biggest issues facing managers is employee turnover. Young laborers are leaving their post and even the industry at a troubling rate. This is problematic because thousands of baby boomers are retiring without replacements, and talent becomes scarce quickly. We’re here to help you reduce… Read More »

What to Look for in Project Manager

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Construction Staffing

Establishing a strong team starts at the top – a quality project manager can inspire staff to victory as well as conquer any obstacles. How do you know you’ve got a great project manager on your team? There are valuable skills project managers need in order to be successful. Here are some key characteristics that… Read More »

How to Deal With Ghosting on the Worksite

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The season of scares and thrills is upon us, and many people love a good spooky moment. As Halloween draws closer, however, you don’t want to experience anything scary while on the job. One of the scariest moments on the job is when your people flake. You lose time and money all at once, and… Read More »

3 Tips for Handling Employee Conflict Before It Turns Physical

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The workplace is dynamic: multiple assignments; big personalities; and changing roles. Whether you’re behind a desk or out on a job, it can be challenging to ensure your employees are all motivated and working in harmony. Some managers have to combat tense environments and personal disputes even under the best circumstances. Here are three tips… Read More »

Finding the Motivation to Get Back to Work After an Absence

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Construction Staffing

Whether it was summer vacation, a layoff or an extended break – getting back to work can be challenging. Motivation is key to productivity, and you don’t want to let your team down. When your staff is relying on you to hop back in and excel, the pressure builds. Here are our top tips on… Read More »

Regrouping After a Natural Disaster

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When tragedy strikes, it can feel impossible to get things back in order. As Hurricane Florence sweeps the east coast, it’s essential to get back up and running as soon as possible. As a construction company, you may be called upon to step in and revitalize a community or rebuild as roads and infrastructure need… Read More »

How To Evaluate Candidate Referrals When Hiring

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CCS Construction Staffing

Referral programs can be terrific for employers. When you’ve got a great staff providing hiring suggestions, selecting candidates becomes much simpler. However, it puts you in a tough position. Can you trust your staff to refer the best people for the job? Here’s how you can evaluate potential hires when referred by your team. Evaluate… Read More »

The Importance of Making Professional Connections

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Construction Staffing

Think about your previous jobs. If you reflect, you’ll probably think of at least one position you obtained through networking. Whether you’re searching for a different role or you’re without a job, it’s essential to make professional connections that will get you to the next level. You can’t rely on your resume alone. Here’s why… Read More »

Top Traits to Look For in a Great Boss

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Construction Executive

On the job hunt? We all know that getting a position is all about finding the right fit. But sometimes that match is less about the specific role and more about who you’ll report to. Here are our top traits you should seek in a boss. Active Listener As an employee, you need a supervisor… Read More »

3 Ways To Incorporate Work-Life Balance Back Into Your Week

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Construction Staffing

The desire to succeed in the workplace is often accompanied by stress and mismanaged time. You may find yourself staying hours late at work when you’re behind on a project. If your manager offers you overtime pay, you’re likely to take it. But how do you prevent overexertion? If you’re experiencing stress or burnout, here… Read More »