What to Look For in Construction Candidates

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Construction candidates can present a wide variety of skills and experience when their applications come to your desk or even in the shortlist you want to interview. This can sometimes make it especially difficult to decide which candidate is best for the job. Ultimately, you want to hire the candidate who makes you feel that… Read more »

The Top 5 Skills You Need to Be an Electrician

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  Aside from the required schooling, training, and certifications, there are other skills that electricians need to be successful in their careers. Proficiency in these skills will not only help with your career, but they can also keep you and everyone around you safe. Mechanical Aptitude This might seem obvious, but a good electrician would… Read more »

Four Tips for Overcoming Your Fear of Job Interviews

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  If you have a job interview on the horizon, you’ve probably been experiencing some level of anxiety as you look forward to this important day. Interviews are a big deal and a major factor in getting a job offer, so it’s natural to feel some amount of stress. In fact, it’s healthy to have… Read more »

Are You Familiar with the Three “R’s” of Resume Writing?

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  Your resume is one of the most important documents in your job-search process. Recruiters spend only a short amount of time reviewing your resume before making a decision whether to interview you or move on to another candidate. This means you have to showcase your skills, your experience and potential clearly and concisely. To… Read more »

Forklift Operators (Stevedoring work at various port locations in the New Orleans and surrounding area)

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Cabildo Staffing seeks forklift operators. – Work is generally 12-hour shifts day and night. – Flexibility to work day or night shifts required. – Start Pay is between $14-$16/hour depending on experience – Daily incentive pay is also offered based on daily performance at some locations – MUST have a forklift certification (preferably for 5-ton… Read more »

Skilled Heavy Equipment Operators (Stevedoring job sites in New Orleans and the surrounding areas)

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Cabildo Staffing seeks skilled Heavy Equipment Operators for various heavy construction, commercial construction. -Types of Machines include Dozer, Excavator/Trackhoe, Loader, Backhoe and Skid steer -Must have at least three (3) to five (5) years’ experience as a heavy equipment operator for consideration -Must have reliable transportation to move to various job sites -Must pass a… Read more »

Skilled Carpenters (Westbank, Eastbank, Metro New Orleans or New Orleans East)

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Cabildo Staffing seeks Skilled Carpenters – Various positions available in Form, Finish, Trim and Rough Carpentry – Also considering Carpenter Helpers – Most projects are on Commercial or Heavy Civil construction sites. – Must have at least 3-5 years’ experience for consideration – Must have all general hand tools and reliable transportation – Must pass… Read more »

Build Trust

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »

Get Motivated

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I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy. So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a bodybuilder or be mistaken for a supermodel. But… Read more »