Posts Tagged: Construction Management Tips

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 »

What to Look for in Project Manager

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Construction Staffing

Establishing a strong team starts at the top – a quality project manager can inspire staff to victory as well as conquer any obstacles. How do you know you’ve got a great project manager on your team? There are valuable skills project managers need in order to be successful. Here are some key characteristics that… Read More »

Construction Bidding Best Practices for Commercial Work

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In the commercial construction world, the best bid wins. You need to be careful as you calculate costs and the value of your specialized workers to pitch for a job. There’s no right way to bid on commercial gigs, but we can share our top methods that will work for your organization. Bidding is all… Read More »

What You Need To Think About During a Labor Shortage

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Construction Staffing

                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 »

Quick Tips to Take the Stress Out of Change Orders

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Construction Staffing

If you flinch when you hear “change order”, we’ve been there. However, you might want to consider re-vamping your process. On a construction site, there are often last-minute alterations and final tweaks. However, any quality construction company should be able to handle charge orders effectively. When your organization is struggling with successful management of change… Read More »

How To Build a Rapport With Your Employees

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Construction Staffing

You’ve got a resume full of successful supervisory credits, completed trainings, and positive project outcomes. However, as a leader, certain soft skills will be just as important as your accomplishments on paper. Building relationships with your staff members is imperative to having a collaborative staff to coordinate on projects. If you’re having trouble developing these… Read More »

Quick Guide on Managing Millennial Employees

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The construction industry is going through undeniable changes – worker shortages, financial constraints, and the implementation of breakthrough technology. Any wise professional knows that the best way to embrace the future of the construction industry is to embrace the future of the workforce: millennials. This generation of the workforce includes all young adults born from… Read More »

4 Tips to Be a Better Construction Manager

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Being an effective leader that inspires staff members is difficult in any industry. Being a trailblazer in the construction industry is a huge undertaking. To succeed in leadership on the site or off, you’ll need to bring your best each day. Construction workers need strong direction without micromanagement, so balancing your professional insight is key.… Read More »

How to Bridge the Generational Gap on Your Team

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  Millennials, Gen X, Baby Boomers: we’re living in a world of diverse personalities. It’s likely that your organization employs a mix of these three groups. Managing a complicated workforce is a skill that takes time to hone. To be an exemplary leader, you’ll need to understand your people and identify their needs in order… Read More »

How to Work Around the Labor Shortage

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Construction Staffing

  There’s no avoiding it — the recession ten years ago has had lasting impacts. Many workers that lost their jobs during the economic crisis did not return to the construction industry. Hiring managers are drawing talent from a small pool. Many construction professionals are aging out of the workforce, and the industry lacks fresh… Read More »