Why Were You Fired?

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If you have ever been fired, you understand the emotions you feel and how you typically end up at the question ‘how can I explain this in an interview?’ Even if you have not been fired, you have likely considered the scenario of telling a potential employer why your last job let you go. Either […]


5 Exercises You Should Be Doing To Reduce Workplace Injuries

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While safety should always be a consideration on the job, June is the perfect time to discuss ways to reduce injuries because it is National Safety Month. The warmer weather can lull us into a false sense of security and we can forget the on-the-job risks that still exist in summer, so here are 5 […]


In Depth Look At Contract Jobs

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Partnering with a staffing agency is a decision that can save you both time and money. In assessing your needs, you can determine the type of hire you are looking to make, whether it’s for contract jobs, contract-to-hire, or direct-hire, and your agency can determine how to help you. By examining the differences between the […]


Remember To Take Your Job Search One Step At A Time

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Deciding to look for a new job can be both thrilling and terrifying at the same time. This powerful combination can often lead to being overwhelmed as you anticipate something new and exciting while weighing all the work that needs to be done to achieve a new position. Instead of diving in all at once, […]


Fact or Fiction? The Scoop on Working With a Staffing Firm

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If you’re looking for a new job, you might be wondering whether it’s worth partnering with a staffing firm. However, if you’ve never worked with one before, you also might not know what to expect. While not all are created equal, there are some facts and misconceptions out there that can help you make the […]


How to Set the Tone for a Virtual Interview

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Virtual interviews are no longer simply, “the wave of the future.” Whether you are applying for a remote position or a traditional on-site job, chances are you could find yourself dialing into a video conference interview. Preparing for any interview is no easy task. You need to not only have all the right responses but […]


4 Reasons to Consider a Seasonal Temp Job

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A seasonal temp job can be a really great opportunity for any job-seeker. Whether you’re looking for holiday retail jobs, seasonal work at resorts, travel-related jobs, event planning, or some other industry, the truth is that demand for many jobs fluctuates throughout the year. It’s a great way to earn money, develop skills, add experience, […]


What Are the Benefits of Partnering with A.R. Mazzotta?

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Staffing agencies partner with a pretty diverse range of industries, from teachers to pilots to biotechnologists to software coders. This means if you’re looking for a job in almost any field, working with a staffing agency is the way to go. They’ll help you craft your resume, help you get noticed, and help you prepare […]


5 Tips on How to Answer the Question “What Motivates You”

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Whenever you answer an interview question, you must be honest, thoughtful, and sincere. Don’t simply tell them what you think they want to hear. Most hiring managers can see through that and if they don’t, you might end up being hired by a company where you’re not a great fit. Instead, tell some inspiring stories […]