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How to Work Around the Labor Shortage

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Construction Executive

Demand for commercial construction projects is high, but the labor market starts looking pretty picked over in July. Since the recession, it’s been challenging for many managers to recruit qualified workers. Not enough millennials are entering the field to replace retiring baby boomers. If you’re looking to fully equip your construction workforce for future projects,… Read More »

Tips to Protect Your Skin Against the Sun

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Construction Staffing

Summer means lots of construction projects, outdoor activities, and scalding sunshine. When you’re out on a job especially in the summer months, it’s essential to protect yourself. It’s not uncommon in the construction industry to take on a full week of outdoor tasks in 90+ degree heat. It can be especially dangerous if you are… Read More »

How Are You Driving Great Employees To Your Company? Here Are 5 Tips to Consider!

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CCS Construction Staffing

Recruiting top workers can be challenging, especially in the construction industry. Hard workers with reliability and longevity aren’t always easy to come by. If you’re looking to bring in high quality professionals, we’ve got 5 tips to help you hire the best candidates. 1. Widen Your Pool The first way to hire better workers is… Read More »

Construction Bidding Best Practices for Commercial Work

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Construction Staffing

In the commercial construction world, the best bid wins. You need to be careful as you calculate costs and the value of your specialized workers to pitch for a job. There’s no right way to bid on commercial gigs, but we can share our top methods that will work for your organization. Bidding is all… Read More »

Tips on How Construction Managers Can Help Support Employee Health

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Construction Staffing

The construction industry is a tough one – you’ll have to push yourself to stand out. This field is among the most dangerous, so employee health is of the utmost importance. As a construction manager, you may be wondering how you can make time to prioritize employee health. CCS Construction Staff knows how to find… Read More »

How To Get Your Foot In The Door in The Construction Industry

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Construction Staffing

Looking to find a solid position that utilizes your skills and pays well? The job pays well, you can learn on the job, and you can build a lifelong career. If this sounds good to you, we’re talking about the construction industry. Getting a construction gig can be rewarding and challenging, and we’re here to… Read More »

CCS Announces 2018 Scholarship Winners

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CCS announced the recipients of the 6th Annual CCS Construction Staffing Entrepreneurial Scholarship. This year, CCS awarded two $1,000 scholarships to graduating High School Seniors. 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… Read More »

Best Tips on Reducing Turnover of Hourly Employees

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Construction Executive

Turnover is the dreaded issue many leaders face, particularly when you staff hourly positions. Spending time and money on an onboarding process, only to have that qualified candidate walk out the door a few weeks later? Quit tearing your hair out and tackle this issue head on. If you want to know how to reduce… Read More »

CCS ranks #67 on Top 100 Staffing Blogs List

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CCS Construction Staffing was listed on the Top 100 Staffing Blogs and Websites to Follow in 2018.  Feedspot.com ranked the blogs using search and social metrics.  The blog focuses on issues relating to staffing and the construction industry.  CCS’ blog can be found at https://www.staffccs.com/blog/.   

Leverage a Construction Staffing Firm To Stay Fully Staffed During Summer Months

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Construction Staffing

The summer sun is here to stay: the construction season is upon us. Whether you’re in the thick of a commercial development project or you’re handling smaller contracts that come your way, you’ll need a strong summer staff to get the job done. Seasonal staffing can be a challenge for any construction company, especially with… Read More »