Here are the Best Job Opportunities for 2017

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best jobs of 2017

Wondering what the best jobs for 2017 are? Findings released last month by CareerBuilder and Emsi, a labor market data provider, break down the top 5 job categories for this year based on the following – occupations that pay an average of $20 or more an hour; have grown faster than the overall job market […]

CT Minimum Wage Increases Next Week

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2017 is just around the corner. Are you ready for the new year? If not, you still have a few days left to prepare so don’t panic just yet. For the HR and employment staffing industries, a new year often brings new rules and regulations – either handed down at the state level or issued […]

Tips for Writing LinkedIn Recommendations

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New year, new you. It’s not uncommon for people to evaluate certain aspects of their life as another year goes into the history books. For some, that means considering a job move or exploring a completely different career path. With most job transitions comes a lot of work – a refreshed resume, maybe a new […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Use a CT Staffing Firm

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It’s that time of year again – companies are buttoning up their plans for the new year – strategies, hiring plans, forecasts and budgets, just to name a few. If your work responsibilities fall under the HR category, then your plans are likely focused on next year’s projected hiring needs. The good news for employers […]

5 Digital Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts

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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

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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

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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

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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. […]