How to Make People Feel Good About Their Work

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Nothing makes employees more productive than when they feel good about the work they do. And though a lot of that comes from an innate attitude that your employees have, much of that job satisfaction comes from you as their employer. Company culture and positive attitudes come from your leadership. Here are some ways to […]


A.R. Mazzotta Receives Best of Staffing 2020 Award

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Three years in a row!  A.R. Mazzotta Employment Specialists has won the Best of Staffing Award from Clearly Rated in 2018, 2019 and now again in 2020! How did we accomplish this?  Thanks to our wonderful clients who took the time to complete a survey and provided high marks for A.R. Mazzotta’s service and quality […]


Why You Should Work With a Staffing Agency

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The job search process is exhausting and intimidating. And when you hit a few bumps in the road—a rejection or two, months of waiting for a callback, or some rocky interviews—it can crush your morale and set you back. But you don’t have to do this all by yourself! A staffing agency can help. They’ll […]


9 Red Flags to Look for When Interviewing Candidates

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When you’re interviewing candidates, there are a lot of positive traits you’re looking for. You want integrity, communication skills, a solid work ethic, teamwork, not to mention all the relevant hard skills. But there are also some warning signs you should keep an eye out for. Here are nine red flags to look for when […]


How to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Strength” During an Interview

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No matter how many job interviews you’ve had in your life, it never gets less nerve-wracking. It’s a little awkward to sit in front of people you’ve never met before and try to present your best self, proving to them that you’re the absolute best fit for their company. You don’t want to seem weak […]


Are You Afraid of the Direct Hire Fee?

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A direct hire is when a company brings a candidate in on their payroll instead of the staffing agency’s payroll, as in contract and contract to hire. The staffing agency sources and fully vets the candidate, schedules the interview(s) and facilitates the process.  The staffing agency is then paid a percentage of the annual salary, […]


New Year, New You! 5 Signs You’re Stuck in a Dead-End Job

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Happy New Year! The new year is a time for self-reflection and change. If you’re not happy at work, it might be time to change things up. Are you bored or distracted? Is it time to gather your self-discipline and focus your efforts or is it time to pursue a new challenge elsewhere? It’s a […]


6 Ways to Boost Employee Morale in January

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January’s not an easy time to get excited about anything. It’s cold, it’s dark, and it’s tempting to stay in your warm, cozy bed instead of heading out to work each morning. As a manager, it’s tough to inspire your employees in the winter, but if they’re not at least reasonably excited about their jobs, […]


How to Prepare for Your First Day on the Job

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A new job is exciting! It’s your chance to start anew and embark on a new challenge that can advance your career. Don’t mess that up by being unprepared. As you lead up to the big first day, take some time to complete paperwork, plan your wardrobe, practice your commute, figure out your new schedule, […]


How to Bridge the Age Gap in Your Office

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Bridging an age gap might not seem like it should be a priority for your company, but the truth is that it absolutely should for several reasons. First, technology has evolved so rapidly that people are communicating differently than they were in years past. Now people use text, Voxer, Google Docs, and Slack nowadays, which […]