Posts Tagged: CCS Construction Staffing

5 Reasons to Prioritize Workplace Diversity

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Diversity is a loaded buzzword these days, but what does it mean to your organization? How can you encourage diversity with a sincere effort? If you’re a construction manager wondering what this means for you and your team, check out our top five tips on why you should prioritize workplace diversity below: 1. New Perspectives… Read More »

How to Stand Out as a Leader at Your Construction Job Site

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You want to be an asset to your team, whether you’re looking to be an admired member of your construction crew or you’re looking to advance beyond an entry-level worker quickly. It’s important to stand out to supervisors, but sometimes that can be tricky on a construction site. Here are CCS Construction Staffing’s top tips… Read More »

Are You a Leader or a Boss?

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Are you truly ready to manage a team? If you have experience being the boss, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be a good leader. Let’s talk about the difference between being a leader and being a boss, which is more effective and determining which one you are. Leadership Styles Your approach is everything, especially considering… Read More »

7 Essential Soft Skills for Construction Project Managers

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Project management in the construction industry can be a hard gig. If you’re up to the task, it’s about more than just creating schedules and maintaining safety standards. To find a position, you will have to demonstrate important soft skills that construction project managers need to be successful. Here’s what you should expect to display… Read More »

10 Ways to Save Construction Costs at Work

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1) Material Cost Create a spreadsheet where you can track the item and price per quantity. This will make it easy to remember how much of each material you need. Additionally, you can compare prices all in one document to see which supplier will be the right choice. This can be extra helpful if you’re… Read More »

Use These 6 Apps to Track the Productivity of Your Construction Workers

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Are you feeling the burden of the pandemic as a manager? One of the primary ways you can feel this is in the productivity of your team. These days, your employees will really benefit from accountability to stay focused on their tasks. Here are our top seven productivity apps to help monitor your team for… Read More »

How to Get Your Forklift Certification

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Are you looking for a way to set yourself apart in the warehouse or industrial industry? To add an eye-catcher to your resume, you need to obtain your forklift certification. This accomplishment shows employers you are responsible and proactive in the industry and can help you land roles that require forklift operation. Here’s how you… 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 »

Here’s Why You Should Consider Working 2nd or 3rd Shift

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Are you ready for something new? The right job opportunity may be waiting for you, without you even noticing. Expand your perspective: we’re discussing the benefits of workings 2nd or 3rd shift. especially with remote schooling and other uncertainty due to the pandemic Accommodating New Challenges During the pandemic, so many changes have resulted in… Read More »