Back-to-School Tips for Families

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While plans are moving forward to resume an in-person school session for the 2020-21 academic year, those plans may be revised before the school doors open in the final days of August. But whether classes resume inside the walls of school buildings across Connecticut or continue within homes, these tips will help the entire family […]


5 Office Skills that Spell Success

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Where would the world be without the men and women who make offices everywhere run efficiently? We can, with certainty, declare that office workers are “essential” across every facet of the workforce. Whether the “office” remains on-site at the business’s physical location or has transitioned into a work-from-home scenario, the same qualities and abilities are […]


Quickly Explain the Gap in Your Resume

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Gaps on a resume don’t have to be a dealbreaker, but it’s essential to address them head-on. When you walk into an interview, you know that you have a resume gap that will be brought up by the interviewer. Take the time to plan how you will speak about it. If you just hope they […]


The Top 3 Reasons You Should Take a Temporary Position

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When you’re looking for work, you may be tempted to skip over temporary employment opportunities. After all, your need for a job isn’t temporary. What advantages do these kinds of roles have to offer? In many cases, temporary jobs can be a smart career option. Here’s what you need to know about the place temporary […]


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 […]