5 Tips for Writing Your Best Cover Letter Ever

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best cover letter ever

For all the 2018 job seekers out there, cover letters are still an important piece of the submission process when applying for a new job. So, unless you’re told not to include a cover letter with your resume, you should include one – and make sure it stands out from the crowd. Here are 5 […]


3 Tips for Maintaining Temp Worker Safety

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temp worker safety

Hiring temp workers with the help of a staffing agency can be a smart time-saving and cost-saving move for employers. But, as a recent SHRM article states, just because a temporary worker isn’t employed by your company doesn’t mean your organization is exempt from potential litigation, should any workplace incident, like an injury, occur. Here’s […]


How to Spot a CT Staffing Agency Worth Hiring

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CT staffing agency

As the complexity of our current employment market increases, more companies are looking for new alternatives to help them with their hiring needs. Some might implement HR technologies that help with resume or reference checking, while others bring staffing agencies on board to help with the bigger picture – from candidate screening and skills assessment […]


HR Outlook: Financial Wellness Programs

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financial wellness programs

  Is it an employer’s responsibility to help their employees manage their money better? Not really. But more companies are starting to realize the benefits of providing financial wellness programs to their workers. According to a recent article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, more employers are beginning to focus on the financial health of their employees. […]


Facing a Candidate Skill Shortage? Here Are Your Best Options

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candidate skill shortage

It’s safe to say that our current employment market is facing a candidate skill shortage – whether it be in technology, health care, manufacturing or another field. For job seekers who have the skills that companies are looking for, the current state of things works in your favor. For employers, it does not. Here are […]


5 Myths Job Seekers Have About Staffing Agencies

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myths job seekers have

  Searching for a job is a daunting task for many. But if you’ve recently found yourself out of work, or you’re yearning for a new opportunity with a different employer, the only way to land a new job is to look for one. This takes effort and a certain level of skill. When the […]


A Look at 2018 HR Trends

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2018 HR trends

With the beginning of a new year comes a lot of talk about resolutions and fresh starts. A new year also brings about a lot of talk about trends. So look no further – we’ve scoured the worldwide web to see what industry experts are predicting to be the biggest 2018 HR trends. Here are […]


A.R. Mazzotta Year in Review

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A.R. Mazzotta

Wow! Is it almost time for 2018 already? It sounds a bit cliché, but every year seems to fly by quicker than the last. As we look back on 2017, it was another great year for A.R. Mazzotta. Our company is honored to work with so many great CT employers and job candidates, and we […]


#JOBGOALS: How to Make 2018 Your Best Year Yet

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2018 job goals

  According to the Statistic Brain Institute (yes, that’s a real thing), the top 10 New Year’s resolutions for 2017 were the following: Lose weight/healthier eating Life/self-improvements Better financial decisions Quit smoking Do more exciting things Spend more time with family/close friends Work out more often Learn something new on my own Do more good […]


3 Things to Look for in a Professional Staffing Agency in CT

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CT staffing agency

As we shared in earlier posts, there are about 20,000 staffing and recruiting agencies in the U.S., operating out of nearly 40,000 offices. The American Staffing Association (ASA) reports that these agencies employed an average of 3.13 million temporary and contract workers per week in the second quarter of 2017. From quarter to quarter and […]