Posts Tagged: Construction Careers

How to Get into a Skilled Trade

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The demand for carpenters, plumbers, electricians and other construction-related roles is high. However, there are not enough qualified workers to fill these roles. This is one reason you should consider training to work in a skilled trade. You likely will have multiple jobs to choose from that fit your interests and qualifications. The increasing challenges… Read More »

Perfect Your Work-Life Balance While Working Construction

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Finding a work-life balance can be hard, especially while working in the construction field. Physical, demanding, long hours can make you feel like the only thing that matters is the job at hand. However, burnout and toxic stress can be extremely dangerous. An employee facing extreme burnout or a breakdown is bad for themselves, their… Read More »

How To Diversify Your Construction Workforce

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New blood is exactly what your team needs this summer. Hiring for construction can be challenging if you’re not open to new options. The status quo doesn’t serve your organization. This article will explain the benefits of diversifying your construction workforce & give tips on how to accomplish this.     Educate Your Current Crew… Read More »

Required Skills You Should Have for A Sheet Metal Mechanic Position

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What is a sheet metal mechanic and what skills do you need to become one?  Are you confused about the difference between a sheet metal worker and a sheet metal mechanic? CCS Construction Staffing will shed some light on what this profession is all about, what skills are required, and how you can become one.… Read More »

How to Upskill Your Plumbing Contractors

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  Downtime happens, especially factoring in the unprecedented times we’ve experienced recently. As a manager, you want to keep your staff engaged no matter what, especially those with special skills. We’re here to share how you can invest in upskilling for your plumbing trades:   Why Upskill? The number one reason to upskill your plumbers… Read More »

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 »