Posts Tagged: construction employment agency

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 »

The Training and Licensing Needed to Become a Plumber

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Would you hire a plumber without experience? Without training? Only if you’re looking for a mess! If you want to make your career in the construction industry, you’ll have to be prepared and armed with knowledge. It’s important to know what is needed as you start your plumbing career. This is what you will need… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 7/12: Continue your Education

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In a leadership role, it can be difficult to manage a wide variety of workers. It gets even more complicated when you communicate with people that have varying ages and levels of experience and education. The one way to stay in sync with your staff and command your team effectively is to continue your education.… Read More »

Make Sure You’re Redeploying Previous Employees

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Have you ever asked a candidate to send in their resume, even if you’re not hiring? It’s a good way to take a look at current talent even if you’re satisfied with your existing team. However – what do you do with those resumes? Do you take one look and toss them out? Shove them… Read More »

5 Apps to Keep Your Brain Active on Breaks

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When you’re on the construction site, sometimes work can be numbing. Whether you’re performing an assembly line type of task or you’re waiting on someone else before you can resume your duties, it’s easy to feel sluggish. To keep your brain active during the day, we’re here to recommend our five favorite phone apps that… Read More »

Improve Your Leadership Skills 6/12: Admit your Weaknesses

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Your employees appreciate an open response to a question you might not know. But always remember to follow up after you get the answer. Everyone has to start somewhere, so it’s important to keep in mind that it’s impossible to be an expert on everything. Here we’ll take you through the sixth installment in our… Read More »

How Managing Stress Can Help Your Physical Health

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When you’re experiencing an overload of stress, it can be impossible to feel like you’ve got life under control. Whether you’re experiencing long hours or intense projects at work, or you’ve got too much on your plate in your personal life, stress can translate directly into physical damage. We’ll share with you the ways that… Read More »

Be Prepared if the First Candidate Declines the Position

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Hiring the right person is hard enough – but how do you proceed when your top choice declines the position? It can be incredibly frustrating to conduct a full hiring screen and end up empty-handed. Don’t let yourself get caught unprepared. CCS Construction Staffing is here to discuss the more delicate issues of hiring, including… Read More »

How Learning Spanish Can Improve your Career Outlook

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A career in construction can be tough work, and any step up on the competition will help you land a job. Whether you’re looking for basic laborer positions or you’ve developed a specific trade, you need to stand out as a job candidate. Develop a skill that transcends the basic duties of your job position.… Read More »