Posts Tagged: Construction Industry Staffing Firm

Want to Increase Productivity? Get Your Employees to Be More Engaged

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Construction Staffing

2017: Time for you to make the most of your leadership role, and your team’s potential! This is the year you maximize the best ideas your team has, and help to keep them driven and motivated. This requires a staff that is engaged in their work. Often, particularly after a holiday slump, it’s easy for… Read More »

Swamped with Paperwork? Let a Staffing Firm Do the Dirty Work for You

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Feeling overwhelmed with your workload? As a leader, one of your primary responsibilities is to delegate work. You may feel uneasy assigning tasks to others, but a strong boss knows when to let someone else step in. You’d much rather be on the site with your crew or reviewing the blueprints for an upcoming project… Read More »

Cost Estimation Review: Get Construction Project Estimations Right

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CCS Construction Staffing

Overhead and labor can be expensive, but the devil is in the details: project estimations. Using an educated guess to accurately predict cost can be unreliable, but it’s the best tool we have. Ahead, you’ll find some advice on common cost estimation issues to get the job done quickly and efficiently. Chart a Course The… Read More »

Your Next Great Plumber will Have These Traits

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Hiring quality workers can be difficult in an economy producing less of what you’re looking for. You may have some qualified applicants, but how do you know if you’ll be getting the top notch service your company requires? These are the skills that make great plumbers stand out. Professionally Licensed Above all else, your next… Read More »

The Impact of the Electrician Shortage on Consumers

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Construction Staffing

With blue-collar workers aging out of the construction agency faster than they can be replaced, the country is facing a serious electrician shortage. There may be young prospects learning the trade, but they don’t have the necessary experience. Bridging this gap is possible, but how will the shortage affect consumers in the meantime? Where Are… Read More »

How to Write Job Postings that Will Attract Top Construction Workers

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Construction Staffing

All job postings that draw in terrific candidates have one thing in common – they are direct. Grab attention by advertising exactly what you’re looking for. Read on to find out what to write, and how to create the perfect posting to reach your intended audience. Details Be descriptive about what skills you’re looking for… Read More »

Why Good Leaders Must Stay Connected with Their Employees

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Construction Staffing

As a boss, it can be easy to put your head down and get lost in your responsibilities, but at the same time, you want to keep tabs on your people. Workers are often more disconnected from their office culture than their supervisors may be aware of. Below is advice on how to reach your team,… Read More »

5 Ways to Keep Your Contingent Labor Costs Under Control

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Construction Executive

As a leader, you may encounter many barriers to growing your business while you keep the bottom line in check. Contingent labor can be incredibly helpful in order to grow your business, but managing the costs can be tricky. Use the following five tips to help you get a grip on your contingent labor costs. 1.     … Read More »

How Much Can You Make as a Pipefitter?

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Construction Staffing

Contemplating a career as a pipefitter? This trade can be a great way to generate income by fitting and customizing pipes. Below, we discuss what skills you need for this line of work. Mathematics No need to be a math expert, but you certainly will be more successful if you are generally good with numbers. Pipefitting… Read More »

Will a Certification Help You Get a Management Position?

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Construction Executive

When you apply for the job opportunity of a lifetime, do you want to have the minimum qualifications or the preferred qualifications? If you want to stand out from the other applicants, then you’ll want both the experience and knowledge that the other applicants lack. That means while you may not need additional certification, it… Read More »