Posts Tagged: construction staffing agencies

Is it Time to Grow Your Small Construction Business?

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Construction Staffing

Do you have construction projects lined up for the rest of the year? Do you have loyal clients who contract your small construction firm over and over again? Are your profits higher than ever, and your turnover the lowest it’s been in years? It might be time to consider growing your small construction business. Congratulations!… Read More »

Construction Project Manager: What You Need to Make a Great Salary

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Construction Executive

Construction project managers are some of the highest-paid professionals in the construction industry. Your ability to manage people and projects can serious impact the success of any construction company. That’s why good construction project managers are highly sought after; they bring in-depth knowledge of the construction industry, along with the ability to lead firmly and… Read More »

Construction Industry Targets Ex-Military for Management Roles

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Construction Executive

Veterans once helped defend the U.S., and now that they are back home, they can help build it. Many construction companies are reaching out and recruiting military members specifically for management positions. Financial cuts in the defense budget have resulted in a significant amount of ex-service personnel now entering the civilian job market. Management skills… Read More »

Attract Better Talent by Improving Company Culture

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Company culture, especially for the construction industry, has a significant impact on retention and recruitment. If you want the best in your field, even if it’s for a seasonal or temporary job, you have to offer something the competition does not. That’s where jobsite culture comes into play. Culture is all about the value, mission… Read More »

3 Best Practices for Seasonal Recruiting

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Seasonal employees may only be around for a limited time, but that doesn’t mean you should consider them expendable. These workers still represent your company, no matter how brief their tenure, so it’s essential that owners and contractors treat them with value. How you recruit and onboard your seasonal workers impacts both the present project… Read More »

Implement a New HR Policy the Right Way

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HR policies are the backbone of every business. They lay the foundation for best employment practices, inclusive workplace cultures and strong employee work ethic. This is especially important on a construction site, as crews tend to be extremely diverse in age, ethnicity and gender. Whether your project consists of one building or one hundred, developing… Read More »

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 »

Why Strong Ethics Is a Must in Human Resources

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Construction Executive

The path to a strong ethical workplace starts with human resources. Every contractor and job site manager knows that a construction site cannot run efficiently without strong ethics. Policies that promote ethical business practices keep skilled laborers, full-time workers and temporary employees safe on the job. Ethics also show clients that they can count on… Read More »

How to Manage a Diverse Workplace

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Construction Executive

Things look a lot different on a construction site now than they did 50 or 100 years ago. Back then, the construction industry was predominantly male driven. A construction job site today is a melting pot of different genders, ethnicities and cultures, all bringing unique skills, personalities, and perspective to the job site; how should… Read More »

How to Calculate Man-Hour Productivity the Right Way

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On a construction site, every worker might be doing a different job, but all those hours add up to one final completed project. These hours are commonly referred to as labor-hours, or man-hours. Understanding how many man-hours it takes your crew to finish a specific building project will help you know how you spend in… Read More »