5 Digital Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts

| A.R. Mazzotta

digital etiquette

Remember the good old days when the only way to conduct business was by way of phone, a face-to-face meeting, a letter or perhaps a fax? Well, depending on your age, your answer to that question might very well be NO. But trust us – the way business is carried out today is drastically different […]

Annual Matching Campaign to benefit United Way

| Community Service

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Supporting the United Way is a longtime tradition at A.R. Mazzotta Employment Specialists.  In fact, it was a favorite cause of the late Arlene R. Mazzotta and her mother, Edith Rosener.“ As the third generation, we’re proud to carry the tradition forward through our Annual Matching Campaign” states Laura Pedersen, Pres/CEO.   All donations to United […]

ASA White Paper: The Future of Work

| HR and Management Tips

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Last month, the American Staffing Association held their annual conference, Staffing World, in San Diego, CA. This was an extra momentous event for ASA as 2016 marks their 50th anniversary. One of the keynotes this year was delivered by the World Employment Confederation, an organization that serves as the voice of the employment services industry […]

How to Work Your Network Over the Holidays

| Career Tips

For many people, this week’s Thanksgiving holiday marks the official start of the holiday season. It’s typically a time for crazy busy schedules in your personal life, but sometimes the work grind slows down a little and there’s time to catch up on things. That’s what makes the holidays an ideal time for business networking. […]

6 Tips for Delegating Work at the Office

| HR and Management Tips

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A lot of hard work goes into being a good manager. There are definite traits that most good managers have in common. They’re positive, flexible, accountable, focused and good at communicating openly and honestly. Another common trait is they’re good at delegating work. For many managers, it’s a tough thing to do. But it’s a […]

Healthy Work Habits – 7 Ways to Get Started

| Career Tips HR and Management Tips

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In just about a month, news stories and social media posts from all around the world (at least it seems that way) will be buzzing about New Year resolutions. That’s right…it’s almost that time of year again when weight-loss promises will be made – and broken – faster than you can say “Gimme that donut!” […]

ASA Kicks off New Partnership Program to Help Protect Temp Workers

| HR and Management Tips

Safety Standard of Excellence

The American Staffing Association (ASA) announced last week they have joined forces with the National Safety Council (NSC) to introduce a new workplace safety program for temporary workers. The purpose of the Safety Standard of Excellence program is to help reduce the frequency and severity of temp work injuries, illnesses and fatalities by promoting best […]

Connecticut + Manufacturing Day 2016

| A.R. Mazzotta

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Friday, October 7th marked the fifth annual Manufacturing Day, also known as MFG DAY. The event is held every year throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico on the first Friday of October. The MFG DAY mission, according to their website, is to inspire the next generation of manufacturers – by giving manufacturers an opportunity to […]

A.R. Mazzotta Introduces New Employee Benefits Package

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At A.R. Mazzotta, we offer temporary, contract-to-hire, direct hire and long-term/contract assignments for workers throughout the state of CT. We’ve always believed in rewarding employees for their longevity and dedication to our company and the companies we serve. After all, our reputation for excellence can only be upheld by employees like you! In turn, we […]

Is Your Business Ready for CT Ban-the-Box?

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Over the past several years, more and more cities, counties and states are joining the Ban-the-Box movement. “Ban the Box” refers to an initiative by civil rights advocates that encourages employers to remove the checkbox on their job applications that asks a candidate if they have a criminal record. Its mission is to give more […]