How to Manage Difficult Employee Behavior

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difficult employee behavior

Difficult employee behavior can manifest itself in many different ways. But no matter what kind you may encounter as a manager, problematic behavior can become a big headache not only for you, but for the entire company if it’s not addressed and resolved appropriately. The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) offers a toolkit with […]


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? […]


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 […]


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 […]