5 Traits that Encourage Collaboration

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“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller Think back to your playground days. Do you remember the kids who played well in the sandbox? Chances are you for sure remember the ones who hoarded the scoop and bucket for themselves -the boy who threw sand in all directions and […]


5 Lifestyles to Take Full Advantage of Temporary Jobs

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Many people underestimate the potential of temporary positions through job placement agencies. They assume that temp jobs aren’t going to benefit their career, causing them to pass by exceptional positions.   In reality, temp jobs aren’t just a form of short-term employment; they are career-boosting opportunities that can help make your professional goals a reality.   While everyone […]


A Salute to Labor Day

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As holidays go, the first Monday in September carries quite a hefty assignment. Not only does Labor Day mark the end of summer and the transition back to school, but this holiday also commemorates the American workforce, collectively and individually, for their vast achievements and contributions to this country and its economy. Present-day celebrations span […]


3 Tips for Making Right-Fit Hiring Decisions

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The thrill and the agony. The thrill of adding new energy to the company by way of a stellar hire. The agony of realizing after investing time and energy into a new hire that it’s not going to work out. The loosely translated phrase from ABC’s Wide World of Sports says it all, doesn’t it? […]


The Manufacturing Industry is HOT Right Now: Top Opportunities You Don’t Want To Miss

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The manufacturing industry is blowing up right now. There is higher demand, and many employers in Connecticut are offering higher wages and better benefits. Not to mention, there is no shortage of entry-level positions to help you get your foot in the door. You might start as an assembly worker, machine operator, inspection employee, or […]


Time for a Career Change? Part II

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6 Questions to Guide Your Decision As we discussed last week, there are sound reasons for making a career change. But such an important decision should be handled with care and a thoughtful approach because making a career change will impact a person’s life in significant ways, for years or even decades. Let these self-evaluation […]


Time for a Career Change? 5 Signs It’s Time to Move On

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While some people pick a career by age ten and remain with it throughout their adult lives, they are a minority. In fact, it is not uncommon to experience multiple career changes over a lifetime of employment opportunities. Chances are, at some point, you’ve felt the nudge to do something different. Everyone has moments when […]


Bringing Out the Best in Your Followers

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Last week we tackled leadership development with five strategies for developing and strengthening the leadership aptitude among your employees. Today our focus is on the followers, the worker bees who dedicate themselves to the follow-through. Without followers, nothing would be accomplished. Just as the best coach in the world must have hardworking, committed players to […]


Helping Your Employees Become Leaders

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Every company has them: leaders and followers. Both are needed to accomplish the business’s goals, to drive the company’s mission and purpose. While a person’s innate skills and abilities, and personality traits often determine which camp an individual settles into, employers can play a pivotal role in developing the skills of those in both camps. […]


Top A.R. Mazzotta Jobs You Don’t Want to Pass Up

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Working with recruiters can help you gain access to more opportunities than a traditional job search might. Typically, recruitment agencies have established relationships with employers and know exactly what they are looking for. Best of all, they can help you identify jobs in your area or specified desired location. If you have been considering partnering […]