3 Reasons Why Candidate Skill Assessments Are Important

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candidate skill assessments

Many employers use candidate skill assessments as part of their pre-employment screening process, and with good reason. Actually here are three good reasons: Pre-employment skill assessments can be used to evaluate a candidate’s skill level in many different categories. There are a multitude (ok, there are tons) of tests available for employers to use in […]


5 Helpful Employee Reference Letter Tips

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employee reference letter tips

There have probably been a few times throughout your career that you asked someone from your professional network to provide you with a reference letter for a potential employer that you’ve interviewed with. And, being the awesome person that you are, that someone happily stepped forward and effortlessly wrote you a kick-butt reference letter, right? […]


7 Ways to Keep Employee Productivity High in the Summer

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In honor of Summer Solstice 2016, we’re continuing on with another summer-related post. Last week, we talked about how to keep workers safe from heat-related work stress that can become especially dangerous in the summer. Next, let’s talk about how employers can keep workers motivated on the job during the lazy days of summer, when […]


Get to Know A.R. Mazzotta’s CT Staffing Services Team

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The A. R. Mazzotta team participating in Community service

One of the things that sets A.R. Mazzotta apart from other CT staffing firms is that we provide a high level of personal service to the employers and job seekers we work with. We also know that anyone can ‘talk the talk’ and say they offer personal service. But we stand behind our words and […]


How to Apply for CT Employment with A.R. Mazzotta

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If you’re in the market for a CT job, you’ve come to the right place. A.R. Mazzotta is your CT staffing agency! With four offices, we serve all corners of the state and our staffing experts really know the people and businesses of CT. Here are a few things you should know about applying for […]


A Look at SHRM’s Smoking in the Workplace Survey

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Just off the presses and smoking hot (pun intended) – here’s some of the data that was collected from the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Smoking in the Workplace survey, which was conducted in December 2015. Randomly selected SHRM members were the survey participants and the findings were published a few weeks ago. The biggest […]


Staffing 101 from A.R. Mazzotta

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If you’re new to the world of staffing – whether you are on the hiring side or the job seeking side of the business – there are a few industry terms you’ll want to familiarize yourself with as you begin your journey. So welcome to Staffing 101 from A.R. Mazzotta! We’ve pulled together a short […]


Flu Fighter – 5 Tips for Keeping Healthy this Winter

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Flu season is upon us. Typically, seasonal flu activity happens between October and May. In the United States, peak months for catching a case of the flu are December, January and February. It’s always a good idea to get a refresher course on what the flu is about and what you can do to protect […]