Posts Tagged: Construction Careers

Communication: The Top Safety Hazard on the Job Site

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To effectively manage a construction team, it’s crucial to avoid safety hazards. You’re used to OSHA training and operating manuals, but are you mitigating the number one danger on the construction site? If you aren’t concentrating on communication, you’re leaving yourself open to massive damage. Here’s why a lack of communication is the top safety… Read More »

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Avoid Entry Level Positions

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You don’t want to get stuck doing grunt work, but you’re tired of searching for the right role. As a job seeker with some experience, you may be tempted to overlook entry-level positions. However, we’re here to show you the reasons you need to resist this impulse. Here’s why an entry-level position may be just… Read More »

Watch Out For These Red Flags When You Read Job Descriptions

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2021 Job Seekers know the challenges of the current job market. Some companies and still executing layoffs; others are desperate to fill out a short-staffed crew. How can you secure a job that you feel confident in? As someone looking for a new position, you may not know what to expect. The best way to… Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

How You Can Promote Diversity in the Workplace

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Diversity in the workplace is a large component of effective leadership and management. If you are not prepared to manage any type of person, you won’t be able to succeed with your team. Are you looking to bring your business up to speed, or expand your current horizons? Here’s how you can achieve this is… Read More »

What You Need To Think About During a Labor Shortage

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                The American construction industry is in disarray. There are tons of projects across the country demanding trained professionals. However, the labor shortage is hurting national productivity. Spending on construction projects exceeds 1 trillion dollars, between housing developments and commercial builds. But nothing gets built without a solid… Read More »

Qualities You Need to be a Construction Project Manager

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Taking that next step to becoming a construction project manager is an ambitious choice. Not every worker in this industry can handle the pressures of this role. It takes years of experience and some special abilities to perform in a management role, especially in construction. CCS Construction Staffing knows the ins and outs of this… Read More »