Why Direct Hire Recruiting is Smart for Today’s Job Market

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Employers have many options to consider when it comes to hiring employees for their organization. They can manage the hiring process internally through their HR department or work with an outside staffing firm. They can hire full-time workers, part-time workers, contract workers or temporary workers. The more options an employer uses, the more flexibility they […]


Tips for Managing Dysfunctional Teams

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The work of a manager is never done, right? From overseeing processes to overseeing people, it can be tough juggling all the responsibilities that come with management-level work. One of the biggest challenges that can be dealt to a manager is a dysfunctional team. That’s right – it’s your job to take the ‘dys’ out […]


How a Staffing Agency Can Help Your Entry-Level Job Search

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There are different reasons why you or someone you know might be in the market for an entry-level job. Perhaps you just graduated from trade school, technical school, community college, or a four-year college and are ready to land your first ‘real’ job. Or maybe you’ve switched careers and are looking to get in on […]


Are Sabbaticals Good for Business?

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Taking an extended leave from work – also called a sabbatical – was once considered something that only people in a few select professions could take advantage of – like the clergy, doctors, scientists or teachers. But according to the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2016 Benefits Survey, working benefits like sabbaticals and flex […]


How to Embrace a Flexible Work Model at Your Company

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The topic of work/life balance is not a new one. The term has been tossed around for many years, but it seems that we’re hearing about it more than ever before. Why? There are few reasons. First, the face of our country’s workforce is changing – younger-generation Millennials, who now represent more than one quarter […]


5 Ways to Avoid Discrimination at Work

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As an HR professional, you know the best way to avoid discrimination at work is to prevent it from happening in the first place. There are many steps you can take to ensure your workplace is free from the heavy burden of managing discrimination issues. XpertHR, an online resource that helps HR professionals understand and […]


How to Attract the Best College Grads

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Yes, we know it’s March. But let’s fast forward a few weeks and take a look at the month of May and why it’s an important time of year for the HR and staffing world. But first, some fun facts! May is a month that’s filled with lots of notable & historical events for our […]


A.R. Mazzotta’s Employee Donation Program Gives Back to the Community

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A few years ago, A.R. Mazzotta started an employee donation program. It’s been a very successful and very fulfilling initiative that our employees look forward to participating in each year. At the end of our fiscal year, which is the end of February, our company makes a charitable donation in each employee’s name. We choose […]


A Look at the New Employee Performance Review

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Trivia question – what rolls around once a year, usually lasts an hour, and can send shivers up and down the spines of both employees and managers? You guessed it – employee performance reviews! While it’s not always the case, many employees find performance reviews stressful and unproductive – while many managers find them to […]


5 Reasons Why Working With a CT Women Owned Business Rocks

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Since 1988, A.R. Mazzotta has been certified in the state of Connecticut as a Women Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) and Small/Minority Business Enterprise (SBE/MBE). The certification is offered through CT’s Dept of Administrative Services’ Supplier Diversity office. Our certification allows businesses that use our services to meet certain contract supplier diversity requirements. But that’s not […]