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Doing Business in Several States? Watch Out for Gaps in Insurance

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CCS Construction Staffing

Nothing is written in stone, especially when it comes to the way states interpret liability insurance. Does your construction business operate in several states? Are you thinking of expanding beyond your borders? Understanding the different interpretations of business insurance can help you lower the risk of being covered in one state, but held responsible in… Read More »

5 Ways to Handle Layoffs

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Construction Staffing

Terminating a position or letting an employee go is a task that few enjoy, be it the employee or the manager. Sometimes a worker is let go without controversy, but mass layoffs tend to be complex situations. When the dust settles, managers often ask themselves, “How could I have done that better?” Don’t wait until… Read More »

Attract Better Candidates by Changing Company Culture

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Construction Executive

You don’t have to run a Fortune 500 construction company to enhance your workforce culture, especially if you’re looking to attract new employees. While stress relieving gadgets, complimentary lunches and skills training can impact morale, there are also other ways to turn on your company’s “awesome switch.” Not only will your current crew appreciate the… Read More »

Budgeting Tips for Contractors

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Construction Staffing

With construction projects on the rise for 2015, contractors could see a surge in opportunities. However, as many of these experienced workers know, the high can only last so long. During the time when demand is low and costs are high, construction industry contractors can feel blown away. Work is not always guaranteed, and contractors… Read More »

Our February Employee of the Month is Julia Knudsen

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Julia Knudsen is our New Hire Coordinator. She joined our team six month ago and has an essential role in the everyday operations at CCS Construction Staffing. She manages new hires accounts, encourages employees to complete paperwork and helps with payroll issues. She is the go to person for all inquiries for all our employees.… Read More »

Construction Industry Outlook in 2015

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Construction Staffing

For the past several years, the outlook on construction starts has been a mixed bag at best. Some projects, like hotels and office buildings, have risen, while others, such as residential buildings, have plateaued or even fallen. However, 2015 looks to be the year almost all construction projects will really soar. In fact, according to… Read More »

Proper Etiquette on Following up with Your Recruiter

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Construction Staffing

You know you nailed yesterday’s interview with that construction firm working on the new entertainment complex going up downtown. Your recent certifications really stood out and your past experience makes you an ideal candidate. Plus, you and the hiring manager bonded over your mutual love of golf, and were laughing and joking by the end… Read More »

CCS Construction Staffing ranked #8: in How to Reign Supreme in Queen City

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CCS Construction Staffing ranked #8 in the Inc. 5000 article How to Reign Supreme in Queen City? Ask These 10 Fast Growing Companies. “CCS Construction brought in $13 million in sales in 2013. A provider for contractors in the Southeast, CCS is the No. 20 fastest-growing Human Resources Company on Inc.’s list and seventh in… Read More »

Our January Contractor of the Month is Bruce Morris

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Ever since he began working with CCS Construction Staffing over a year ago Bruce Morris has demonstrated that he is an exemplary worker. Employers’ reviews have highlighted Morris numerous times over his punctuality and driven nature. He is honest, hard-working, smart, and consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty on every project. Bruce… Read More »

Why Proper Training and Development of Employees Is Crucial

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Construction Executive

Have you ever found yourself staring at a stack of applications, wondering why your employees keep leaving? You’re not alone; many construction owners and job site superintendents have been there at least once. You keep bringing on new skilled workers, but in a few short months, the position is vacant again. The issue could be… Read More »