4 Tips for Motivating Seasonal Employees

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Summer is upon us, which means ‘tis the season for seasonal employees. Filling these slots on the roster is key to keeping up with summer business levels. Bottom line: you need seasonal workers. But the “seasonal” aspect to these positions, the fact that they are temporary rather than long-term positions, may initiate a ho-hum, less-than-motivated […]

Job News for 2021 Graduates

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There’s plenty of news on the job front for 2021 graduates about to embark on their careers. Some of it is good—great even—while some fall somewhere between not-so-good and very bad. The great: the job market’s hot as the country emerges from the pandemic. The not-so-good: the competition to snag jobs is fierce. The really […]

Highlight Your Best Qualities with the STAR Format

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The use of “behavioral interviews” has reached trending levels. This new way of conducting interviews provides key, evidence-based insights into what you, the potential employee, can bring to a company. The hallmark feature of this technique is the open-ended questions that will probe into your past work experiences. This approach leaves hiring managers and HR […]

New Benefits Package

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Big news!  A.R. Mazzotta Employment Specialists rolls out a new benefits package full of goodies for temporary and contract employees. We have always believed in treating employees with respect and appreciation.  Temporary and contract employees deserve to be valued just as much as regular employees.  So, We will provide all full-time employees working on temporary […]

New Year Musings from Us to You

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If you find yourself slipping into the post-holiday blues, who could blame you? In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, economic upheaval, employment uncertainty, and for far too many folks, the grief of lost loved ones, we find ourselves facing an uncertain future. But wait – you can take steps to a joy-filled January. A […]

Annual Matching Campaign

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Everyone should have the basics to survive in life. Just as important, everyone should have the opportunity for a decent quality of life and a fair chance to follow the path of their choosing. “We believe that if we all work hard to benefit our families, friends and neighbors and do whatever we can for […]

Making the Most of Thanksgiving in CT – 2020

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It may be tempting to adopt a Scrooge-like attitude about Thanksgiving this year, as COVID-19 continues to grip the nation. For many, the folks around the Thanksgiving dinner table will be fewer in number this fourth Thursday of November. Maybe that means trading the traditional 22-pound turkey for a ten-pounder and choosing which two of […]

The 2020 Thanksgiving Dilemma

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“Give thanks not just on Thanksgiving Day, but every day of your life. Appreciate and never take for granted all that you have.” – Catherine Pulsifer  The question pinging through many a mind as the calendar flips to November: Will we have Thanksgiving this year? To be clear, it is not the date or day […]

Preparing Now for Holiday Staffing Support

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At times, 2020 seemed to creep along slowly as folks across the country waited for the COVID-19 pandemic to end. Now, we find ourselves in the last quarter of the year, still wading through the coronavirus crisis, with the holidays fast approaching. While this holiday season will undoubtedly look different than any in recent history, […]

Enjoy Autumn in Connecticut

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“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”  — From Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery What could be more breathtakingly beautiful than autumn in Connecticut? The Constitution State typically enjoys a longer fall foliage season compared to the northern New England states. And this year, state foresters predict Connecticut’s autumn will […]