Worker FAQs from the CT Dept of Labor

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So you’ve landed a new job here in the Constitution State…or maybe you’re in the midst of looking for CT employment. Good for you! You might have a few employment-related questions and that’s to be expected. The CT Department of Labor website can be a good resource to get some answers before you speak with […]

How to Apply for CT Employment with A.R. Mazzotta

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If you’re in the market for a CT job, you’ve come to the right place. A.R. Mazzotta is your CT staffing agency! With four offices, we serve all corners of the state and our staffing experts really know the people and businesses of CT. Here are a few things you should know about applying for […]

25 Simple Ways to Motivate Yourself

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So we’re a few weeks into the new year. Are you following through on your new year’s resolutions? According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, the top five resolutions are these: lose weight, get organized, spend less and save more, enjoy life to the fullest, and stay fit and healthy. Sounds about right! Now here’s […]

Staffing 101 from A.R. Mazzotta

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If you’re new to the world of staffing – whether you are on the hiring side or the job seeking side of the business – there are a few industry terms you’ll want to familiarize yourself with as you begin your journey. So welcome to Staffing 101 from A.R. Mazzotta! We’ve pulled together a short […]

CT Labor Department Hits Busy Season

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The craziness of the holiday season has faded and everyone is back to their regularly scheduled routine. But things haven’t calmed down quite as much for the CT Department of Labor. From late December through mid-February, the unemployment benefits division faces its busy season. For those needing to file for unemployment benefits this time of […]

A Look at 2016 Staffing Trends

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It will soon be a new year, and with it comes new trends for staffing firms and HR managers. What’s the outlook for 2016? Here are a few of the latest trends as reported by TLNT, a popular blog for talent management and HR professionals. More competition for the best talent Candidates may be easier […]

5 Ways to Land Your Dream Job in 2016

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It’s true. 2015 is almost behind us. In a few weeks we’ll usher in 2016. If you have your sights set on a new job for the new year, keep these 5 tips in mind. You might find that dream job you’ve been thinking about. 1. Set your Goal If you haven’t already defined your […]

Play it Safe with Your Social Media Profile

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If you have one or more social media accounts – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and so on – there’s a common-sense rule regarding what to share – or not share – on your profile. The rule is…don’t share anything that you wouldn’t want your mother to see. Makes sense, right? Well, if you take your job […]

How To Get the Most Out of Your Work Day

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If there was a magic pill you could take to put a few more productive hours into your day, would you take it? All signs point to YES – if you ask us! And if you ask Google for some time management or work productivity tips, you’ll be presented with all sorts of interesting philosophies […]

What NOT To Do If You Get Fired

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Have you ever been fired from a job? How did you handle it? The reasons for getting fired from your place of employment are endless, but there are a few common reasons why it happens: High absenteeism Poor work performance Not able to get along with co-workers Drug/alcohol use Theft Lying Misconduct on social media […]