Posts Tagged: construction employment agencies

The Importance of Reference Checks When Hiring Top Talent

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CCS Construction Staffing

Has this ever happened to you – you spend months interviewing candidates for an open electrician position. You finally find the one with the right experience and certifications, only to discover, just a few short months in, that this employee really wasn’t the right fit at all. Now, you find yourself having to spend precious… Read More »

8 Ways to Keep Project Management Communication Strong

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Construction Staffing

Effective communication is the foundation of a successful job site. Your staff, both temporary employees and the permanent crew, can have all the experience and training in the world, but if they can’t communicate with the team, projects can lag or, even worse, stall completely. It’s the job of those responsible for project management to… 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 »

CCS Construction Staffing ranked 12th Fastest Growing Company in Charlotte

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The Charlotte Business Journal’s annual Fast 50 Awards ceremony was held on Thursday, Dec. 4, at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. This was the fourth consecutive year that CCS Construction Staffing was recognized for this award. The CCS team was ecstatic that it climbed the list from #19 in 2013 to #12 in 2014. CCS’… Read More »

Employment In Construction Industry Back On The Rise

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Construction Staffing

You don’t need us to tell you that the construction industry took quite a hit during the recession. You were there. You felt it and you lived it. More importantly, you survived it. Now as the recession continues to fade into memory, construction opportunities are becoming a stronger reality. The recession saw a significant exodus… Read More »

CCIPs For Contractors: What You Need To Know

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CCS Construction Staffing

Jobsite accidents can happen any time. No matter how much safety training you provide, occasionally something goes wrong. Sometimes these malfunctions only affect equipment, such as a power shortage in a drill or a jammed forklift. However, in the worst situations, employees can get injured. In either case, construction business owners and general contractors need… Read More »

Sacrificing Quality for Time: Is It Ever Appropriate?

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Construction Staffing

Construction is a constant balancing act. Deadlines are tight and often inflexible, but quality and safety are key. Sacrificing the quality of a job in favor of meeting a deadline is never recommended, but there’s no reason you can’t achieve the highest quality standards while still being on time. How can you ensure top quality… Read More »

What Drives Your Team to Success?

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Construction Executive

Why do we work? How you answer that question tells a lot about what you value. Some people will answer, “because I have to,” and some people will say, “because I need the money.” Those reasons are true, and valid for all of us in some way, but they don’t have to be the top… Read More »