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What You Should Wear to a Construction Job Interview?

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Your attire should be clean, professional, and make a great impression on a construction recruiter. But where’s the line? Most construction job seekers know that a suit is overkill for a construction interview, but may not know what outfit is appropriate. Here are some tips from CCS Construction Staffing on what to wear for a construction… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 11/12: Trust and Delegate

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Managing a construction operation comes with plenty of challenges. When you feel like you have too much on your plate, it’s not uncommon to struggle with time management issues and incomplete tasks. In the eleventh part of our “Improve Your Leadership Skills” series from CCS Construction Staffing, we’ll show you why it’s vital to trust… Read More »

Considering a Job Change? Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

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Do you wake up with your alarm every morning and find yourself pressing snooze? More than once? Or have you experienced the “Sunday Scaries”? This terminology explains that dread of Monday that comes as the weekend draws to a close and you begin thinking about what waits ahead for you at work the next day. If… Read More »

America is Running Out of Plumbers

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The plumbing profession is in danger! While there are consistent requests for plumbers throughout the country, the responses don’t match up. It’s this simple: America is running out of plumbers. To keep the profession secure and help those that need plumbing work, we’ll need to focus on the following:  Outgoing Veterans  The rate of replacement… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 10/12: Celebrate Small Achievements

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Welcome to the tenth segment of our twelve-part leadership series! Throughout the year, we’re focusing on the different methods you can use to improve your leadership abilities. This month we’re addressing the little things that are worth celebrating. We’re not saying that every traffic cone requires a bottle of bubbly. However, a great manager can… Read More »

Creating a Well-Balanced Resume: What You Need to Know

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Job candidates know how challenging the search can be. You’ve tweaked and updated your resume, but when you send it out, there’s no response. It’s tough to feel like you’re going unnoticed in the job market, especially when there’s a wide pool of candidates. You don’t want your resume to hold you back from the perfect… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 9/12: Reskilling and Upskilling Your Best Workers

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The future of the workforce has a lot to do with the skills you teach your team. You don’t want to settle for an adequate workforce, you want your team to excel. In the ninth segment of our leadership series, we’re talking about reskilling and upskilling your existing workforce. Here’s how you can improve your… Read More »

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Career in Construction

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Do you feel you weren’t meant to sit behind a desk? Tired of jumping from job to job? Keep reading for our top five reasons you should think about a career in construction.  Transferable Skills  Construction skills such as project management, attention-to-detail, and a strong work ethic are transferable skills. Even if you don’t plan a lifelong construction career, learning… Read More »