July Jobs Report for CT

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july jobs report for CT

  July jobs numbers from the Connecticut Department of Labor were released last Thursday, August 16. While the state lost jobs last month, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.4%. Below are highlights from the July jobs report for CT, from the labor department’s Office of Research: Job Loss  Connecticut lost 1,200 jobs in the […]


5 Steps to Producing More Women Leaders

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Through the decades there have been countless articles and discussions touting the benefits that more women leaders can bring to the table in the world of business. There are also lots of studies confirming these benefits. One such study was conducted back in 2016 by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and accounting firm EY. […]


How to Attract & Retain Top Talent with Great Employee Benefits

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For employers to attract and retain the best talent in their respective industry, they need to bring their A game and stay ahead of the competition. There are lots of ways for companies to do this; one way is to offer a good mix of both traditional and unconventional employee benefits. Here are some unique […]


3 Steps to Hiring Top Administrative Talent in CT

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If you think the main responsibilities of an administrative professional are to answer the phone and make sure the coffee pot is always filled, you better keep reading. The role of today’s administrative professional is vastly different than it used to be. Our team here at A.R. Mazzotta is often called upon to recruit talented […]


How Well Do You Know Your Recruitment Lingo?

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If you’re part of the recruiting world – whether as a recruiter, candidate or employer using recruiting services – there is plenty of industry terminology that is helpful to know. So, let’s get to it – how well do you know your recruitment lingo? Here’s a list of some of the most common terms and […]


A.R. Mazzotta Receives Best of Staffing 2018 Award

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A.R. Mazzotta is pleased to announce we have been awarded the 2018 Inavero Best of Staffing® award. Less than 2% of all staffing firms in the U.S. and Canada have earned the Best of Staffing award for service excellence. Inavero’s Best of Staffing award recognizes staffing firms that have proven superior service quality as rated […]


3 Reasons Why Age Diversity in the Workplace is Important

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  Workplace diversity is a hot industry topic these days, but much of the discussion tends to focus on adding diversity through gender and ethnicity. While this type of workplace diversification is extremely important, age diversity is another equally important piece of the story. Leveraging the Value of an Age-Diverse Workforce, an executive briefing from […]


How to Land Your CT Dream Job with A.R. Mazzotta

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  The secret to landing your CT dream job is to keep your options open and use as many job search opportunities as possible. In other words, cast a wide net – but make sure you do it in a smart, strategic way. One strategic step is to use a staffing agency, such as A.R. […]


CBIA and CONNSTEP Announce Formal Partnership

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CBIA CONNSTEP

Two top Connecticut business groups recently announced they are joining forces to better support the state’s burgeoning manufacturing sector. On June 6, the CT Business & Industry Association (CBIA), the state’s largest business organization, and CONNSTEP, a leading CT business consulting firm, said they will create a formal partnership under one roof to better serve […]


How to Stay Productive During a Slow-Moving Job Search

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Kicking off a job search can be a very exciting time in your life, whether you just graduated from college or you’re just ready for a career change. Depending how fruitful your search is, however, it can also be a frustrating time. If your job search turns out to be a long and slow-moving one, […]