Fun ways to support your community in Middletown, CT

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Looking for some fun things to do in Middletown that will also support your community?  Check out this list of activities from local non-profits that A.R. Mazzotta Employment Specialists  supports. September 30th:  Tip a Firefighter The 15th Annual Tip a Firefighter event will be held on September 30, 2016, at Tuscany Grill, 120 College St., […]


5 Tips for Managing Contract Employees

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As today’s workforce landscape continues to change, more and more job candidates are opting for temporary and contract employment because of the variety and flexibility it offers. If an employer carefully chooses and properly onboards their contract employees, both the employer and employee are well-positioned for a successful working relationship. If an employer carefully chooses […]


The History of Labor Day

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History of Labor Day

Those fun beach vacations are becoming a distant memory, and the kiddos are packing their book bags for another busy school year. That can only mean one thing – summer is winding down and Labor Day is around the corner. For most folks, there are two well-known factoids about Labor Day – it’s celebrated every […]


How to Manage Difficult Employee Behavior

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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 […]


Local Leaders, Local Legends

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What a fun celebration!  The Community Foundation of Middlesex County held its Local Leaders, Local Legends event which honors volunteers, non-profits and local businesses.  This year’s Corporate Supporter award was presented to the Council of Business Partners, Campaign for Bully Free Communities.  As a founding member, A.R. Mazzotta Employment was a proud recipient.  A favorite […]


3 Reasons Why Candidate Skill Assessments Are Important

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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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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? […]