5 Job Search Tips to Start Today

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job search tips

Jumping back into the job search waters is exciting. It can also be stressful, but you got this! Here are 5 job search tips to consider as you take the first step toward a new career:  Job Search Tip #1 – Refresh Your Resume If you’ve been out of the job market for a while, […]


A Look at the Top CT Jobs for 2019

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top CT jobs

Last month, the CT Mirror reported over 400 business leaders gathered for the CBIA’s annual economic outlook summit in Hartford. Economy experts shared that Connecticut is poised for strong growth, but warned that a risk of recession by mid-2020 exists. CBIA economist Peter Gioia shared that CT added over 23,000 jobs this year, and more […]


7 Ways to Get Hired Fast

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If you’ve been down and out about the job offers coming your way – or maybe the lack of job offers coming your way – don’t fret! Beginning with your job search and ending with your interview, there are lots of things you can do to increase your chances of getting hired fast – and […]


3 Tips for Choosing the Best Job Offer

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Woman Choosing the Best Job Offer

If you’re in the market for a new job, chances are good you’ve been interviewing with lots of potential employers and maybe even had an offer come your way. Maybe you’ve had several offers come your way – which is always a good situation to be in. Receiving multiple job offers can be a confidence […]


July Jobs Report for CT

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july jobs report for CT

  July jobs numbers from the Connecticut Department of Labor were released last Thursday, August 16. While the state lost jobs last month, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.4%. Below are highlights from the July jobs report for CT, from the labor department’s Office of Research: Job Loss  Connecticut lost 1,200 jobs in the […]


How to Land Your CT Dream Job with A.R. Mazzotta

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CT dream job just ahead

  The secret to landing your CT dream job is to keep your options open and use as many job search opportunities as possible. In other words, cast a wide net – but make sure you do it in a smart, strategic way. One strategic step is to use a staffing agency, such as A.R. […]


How to Stay Productive During a Slow-Moving Job Search

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Kicking off a job search can be a very exciting time in your life, whether you just graduated from college or you’re just ready for a career change. Depending how fruitful your search is, however, it can also be a frustrating time. If your job search turns out to be a long and slow-moving one, […]


Finding Purpose with a Meaningful Career

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You’re likely familiar with this famous phrase: Do what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life. Some people might not agree with this sentiment, but others wholeheartedly do – especially those who find themselves in a meaningful career that gives them a sense of purpose. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Who doesn’t […]


CT Workplace Privacy – Knowing Employer/Employee Rights

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With the topic of online privacy so hot in the news these days, it’s a good time to talk about it from an employer/employee standpoint. What rights do Connecticut employers and employees have when it comes to workplace privacy? Let’s look at two Connecticut Department of Labor workplace laws which relate to employer surveillance and […]


7 Questions to Ask Your Job Interviewer

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"?" lots of questions about job interview?

If you’ve landed a job interview, congrats. There are certain things you can do to prepare for the big event. And hopefully, your prep work will help squash any nerves you have about interviewing with a potential employer. A recent article from The Balance shares some helpful tips for interview preparation. Here are their top […]