Why Bigger is Not Better When It Comes to Staffing Agencies

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best CT staffing agencies

According to the most recent data from the American Staffing Association (ASA), there are about 20,000 staffing and recruiting companies in the U.S. They operate about 39,000 offices nationwide and hire nearly 15 million temp and contract employees annually. Closer to home, in the state of CT, there’s an estimated 234 staffing companies that employ […]


Industrial Recruiting – How Can We Help You?

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industrial recruiting

If your organization is looking for one of the most reliable and successful industrial recruiters in CT, look for A.R. Mazzotta! We have a dedicated Industrial team that is highly skilled at helping employers find qualified candidates for temporary, contract, part-time and full-time positions. Our group is led by Kevin Fink and Teresa Pagan. Both […]


5 Ways to Streamline Your Job Search

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job search tips

Conducting a job search, especially an effective one, is no easy task. It takes a lot work and – perhaps even some blood, sweat and tears at times – to find that perfect job. The results of your job search all come down to how you prepare for it. Follow these five job search tips […]


How to Successfully Re-Enter the Workforce After Extended Time Off

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workforce re-entry tips

Every year, thousands of people return to the workforce after extended time off. They could have taken a work break for a number of reasons – to be a stay-at-home parent, to serve in the armed services or to take care of a personal or medical issue. Some might be interested in jumping right back […]


Top 10 Qualities of Good CT Staffing Agencies

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good CT staffing agencies

What are the top traits of good CT staffing agencies? Better yet, what are the top traits of great CT staffing agencies? Here’s our top 10 list in no particular order (because they’re all important!) #1 – Experience For both CT employers and job seekers, it’s important to partner with a CT staffing agency that […]


How to Keep Employee Harmony During a Merger & Acquisition

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Going through a merger & acquisition is not a walk in the park for most managers and employees. Many unknowns come out of the woodwork and questions abound when two companies go through a M&A. So how should companies best deal with managing M&A employees? Many unknowns come out of the woodwork and questions abound […]


Work Dress Code – Do or Don’t?

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work dress code

For a lot of workplaces, dress codes don’t play as significant of a role as they once did. Policies regarding what employees can and can’t wear have loosened up a bit in recent years. Of course, there will always be industries that require work dress codes for safety reasons (construction, etc.) or in order for […]


3 Ways to Effectively Handle Rejected Job Candidates

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value rejected job candidates

As an employer, do you value rejected job candidates? You might very well not. Why? Because you’ve got plenty on your HR plate and barely have the bandwidth to focus on the individuals who do get the job offers and need to be onboarded. So why should you waste precious energy on candidates who don’t make […]


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

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direct hire recruiting

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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manage dysfunctional teams

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 […]