In Review: The Skilled Trades Sector in CT

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October is Manufacturing Month…so let’s take a look at the skilled trades sector. It has changed a lot in recent years – not only in CT, but throughout the U.S. The biggest factor impacting this market is the shortage of workers who are equipped to take on the skilled trade jobs that are such an […]


CT Employment Laws for Paying Employees

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We decided to take a walk down memory lane today and go into the A.R. Mazzotta blog archives to re-share one of our most popular posts. The topic? CT employment laws on compensation. This post was originally shared in 2013 but it’s updated to reflect the latest CT rules and regulations. What is Connecticut’s minimum […]


2015 CBIA CT Business Survey

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The Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA), our state’s leading business organization, publishes the Survey of Connecticut Businesses report in conjunction with BlumShapiro, New England’s largest regional business advisory firm. Now in its 14th year, the survey takes a look at many aspects of the CT business community – from profitability and legislative priorities to […]


Tips for Replacing Summer Workers

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Summer is just about here and gone. How did THAT happen? Many companies rely on seasonal workers or interns to help keep operations moving at full throttle during the summer months. But what happens when those workers return to college or their other work/life commitments and you still need the extra hands to get all […]


A.R. Mazzotta Announces Opening of Watertown, CT Office

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A.R. Mazzotta has big news! We are delighted to announce the opening of our agency’s fourth office. On July 6th, we cut the ribbon to our new Watertown, CT location that will serve Litchfield and Fairfield Counties. The office will focus on staffing for the manufacturing industry but will manage some clerical positions as well. […]


3 Reasons Exit Interviews are Important

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Exit interviews come in different shapes and sizes depending on the company that’s conducting the interview. It could be a face-to-face meeting with HR or it could be an online survey or paper form that gets filled out. No matter how it’s done, exit interviews are an important part of the HR process – as […]


5 Ways Temp Workers Can Save the Day

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Let’s hear it for temporary workers. Seriously…making them part of your organization’s hiring strategy can be a smart move for many reasons (like the ones below). Here are 5 ways that temp workers can save your day:  #1 – Temp workers can quickly fill in during employee absences. When employers are in a pinch to […]


3 Ways to Boost Your Summer Job Search

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The lazy days of summer are here. Some folks say it’s not a good time of year for job searching. But the summer months can actually be a great time to prepare for and even find employment. So while other job seekers are lounging back, pick up the pace of your summer job search. Here’s […]


Why You Should Work with a CT Direct Hire Recruiter

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It’s no secret that hiring full-time employees for your CT company is a time-consuming process. It’s also no secret that hiring the wrong job candidate for your company can end up being a costly experience. So as a hiring manager, how can you avoid the potential pitfalls of choosing the wrong person for the job? […]