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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 »

Is Friendly Competition the Key to a Productive Jobsite?

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Some bosses try to motivate with love; others with fear. If you are making an effort to be the most effective leader possible, it’s important to ensure you’re getting through to your team. Think about what works for you, and what you’ve seen succeed in practice. Today, we’re taking a look at one option: good… Read More »

Want to Be an Electrician? Start by Being a Top Helper

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Electricians, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, made an average of $55,190 in 2018. But electricians are not made overnight. It takes years to cultivate the experience necessary to succeed in this challenging career path. As an electrician helper, you’ll learn the ins and outs of this trade, which can be an extremely rewarding profession.… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 8/12: How to Make Your Workers Feel Valued

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As the eighth installment of our leadership series, we’re focusing on the best ways to empower your team and lead your staff to a successful outcome. No matter what you’re working on or what your organization takes on, you need to make your staff a priority. Here are a few of the best ways to make… Read More »

The Skills You Need to Become a Great Plumber

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In the skilled trades industry, there are often many opportunities to develop a specific trade in order to excel. Plumbing is an ideal career path because of the options and potential. You can pursue the traditional path and consult as a residential plumber, or you can explore commercial plumbing gigs and concentrate on large-scale plumbing… Read More »

How To Reduce Construction Worker Turnover

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As a construction manager, you know how hard it can be to fill positions. With low unemployment and high demand, it seems like the best laborers get snatched up before jobs are even posted. That’s why it’s essential for you to reduce turnover. Maintaining your existing staff becomes even more imperative and the busy season… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing listed as one of the Largest Staffing Companies in Charlotte

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For the 7th consecutive year, CCS Construction Staffing has made the Charlotte Business Journal’s list of Largest Temporary Staffing Companies.  We moved up 4 spots from last year and CCS landed at #7 for 2019! All companies were ranked by the number of temporary employees on payroll for May 1, 2019.  

Top 5 Career Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

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If you’re looking for a job but lacking inspiration, try something new: a career-focused podcast that can help you focus your career goals. To explore podcasts that can assist you in a great work experience, check out our top five picks. Ask a Manager To learn more about everyday office issues, try listening to Ask… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 7/12: Continue your Education

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In a leadership role, it can be difficult to manage a wide variety of workers. It gets even more complicated when you communicate with people that have varying ages and levels of experience and education. The one way to stay in sync with your staff and command your team effectively is to continue your education.… Read More »