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CCS Announces 2021 Scholarship Winners

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CCS announced the recipients of the Annual CCS Construction Staffing Entrepreneurial Scholarship. The applicants are required to write an essay that describes any past/current personal entrepreneur experience or future entrepreneur aspirations that they may have. Additionally, the applicant must be accepted to a 4-year, 2-year, or technical/trade school for the 2021-2022 school year. Congrats to… Read More »

Interview Questions to Ask to Find the Right Supervisor

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Identifying a great manager when you’re hiring is no easy task. Bringing in a new recruit to manage your team requires careful balance and review of an applicant’s credentials. Your interview is the best time to assess how strong a candidate’s leadership skills are. These are the top three most important questions that employers should… Read More »

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge. Why Handwashing Works When you wash your hands,… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing Wins Best Places to Work 6th Year in a Row

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We are happy to announce that CCS Construction Staffing has won the Best Places to Work award by the Charlotte Business Journal for the 6th year in a row. The CBJ’s annual Best Places to Work award recognizes local companies that have struck a balance between bottom-line goals and what employees care most about —… Read More »

Controlling Construction Costs 3/5: Avoid Delays

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To help stay on budget, it is important to stay on schedule. There are many factors that could cause a project to veer off course, but there are ways to help avoid the possible delays. For the third part of our five ways to control construction costs, we’ll discuss how you can avoid delays.  Tight… Read More »

The 6 Work Habits That Every Electrician Should Have

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Your apprenticeship is wrapping up, and it takes more than a few classes to prepare yourself for your entry into the electrical industry. When setting yourself up for success as an electrician, these work habits can come in handy.  Reliability  To be early is to be on time, particularly for an electrician. Prepare in advance… Read More »

Fine-Tune Your Hiring Process to Find the Top Talent

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Between no-show interviewees, poor fit, one paragraph resumes, and poor fit, your hiring process may have you tearing your hair out. Whether you’re short-staffed due to turnover or you’re looking for a highly qualified pro to fill one specific niche, it’s important to focus on finding the best applicants possible. Revisit Your Requirements Sometimes your… Read More »

Are You Ruining Your Employment Opportunities with These Resume Mistakes?

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Creating a resume should be the best reflection of you: on paper. You won’t get a chance to show off your personality until you snag an interview, so it’s important that you make a great impression. Avoid ruining any future job opportunities by being mindful of these common resume mistakes. Too Long One of the… Read More »

Controlling Construction Costs 2/5: Expert Estimation

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For the next installment of our blog series on controlling construction costs, we’re talking expert estimation. Outside of your workers and keeping them safe, the most important thing to pay attention to during a construction project is the capital. Managing your money is critical to An accurate and educated cost assessment before a project begins… Read More »

Thriving in a Multi-Generational Workplace: How Can You Get Along with Everyone?

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In the workforce, it is inevitable that you will be working with a variety of people who are different ages. From 18-year-olds in Generation Z to Baby Boomers, there can be a huge divide in communication, expectations, and styles of efficiency. People of every age can provide value in different ways, so it’s important that… Read More »