Posts Tagged: skilled trades staffing

Reasons Why Your Good Workers are Leaving

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Construction Staffing

When you start a new construction project, your reputation is on the line. You don’t start looking to hire mediocre employees; you want the best. However, in the middle of an important building project, losing a good worker can be a serious challenge, a roadblock to completing the job on time. Losing good employees will… 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 »

4 Ways to Prevent Performance Bottlenecks on the Job Site

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Performance bottlenecks can be a major setback on any job site, resulting in production delays and loss of revenue. What’s worse, if these lags happen repeatedly, it could significantly impact your construction firm’s reputation. Bottlenecks in construction performance most often occur when workers have difficulty completing their tasks on time or when jobs overlap that… Read More »

How To Best Explain Temporary Positions On A Resume

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Construction Staffing

Skilled laborers and tradesmen take on contract and temporary positions for a variety of reasons. Some need the flexibility to handle other responsibilities, such as family or education. Others trying to combat high unemployment or a weak economy, supplement their search for permanent employment with temporary jobs. Whatever your reasons, temporary jobs can pose an… Read More »

Our contractor of the month for October is Christian Kelly

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Christian Kelly

Ever since he began working with CCS Construction Staffing over a year ago Christian Kelly has demonstrated that he is an exemplary worker. Employer’s reviews have highlighted Kelly numerous times over his punctuality and work ethics. He is honest, hard-working, smart, and consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty on every project. Kelly… Read More »

Is There A Shortage In Skilled Labor?

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Construction Executive

The workforce is changing, and there is a noticeable shift in the types of employees coming onto the market. While they may have more formal education, there is a shortage of employees within the skilled trade industries such as welders, machinists, and electricians. Most high schools today are putting a focus on four-year colleges and… Read More »

4 Ways To Avoid High Employee Turnover in Construction and Skilled Trades

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Construction Staffing

Employee turnover can be a challenge for any business. But when an electrician or plumber doesn’t show up to the work site, the result can be even more far-reaching. Turnover in this industry means delays in the project, cost overages, and scheduling nightmares. So what can you do to help keep employee turnover from costing… Read More »