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 […]


How to Ace Your Second Job Interview

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You made it through the first job interview – and did so with flying colors. How do you know? Because you just got a call-back for a second interview. The coveted call-back! Joy sets in, then some nerves start flowing. Could this be the one? Are you really going to land this new gig? You’ve […]


Does Volunteer Work Matter?

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When you help others, you help yourself. The team here at A.R. Mazzotta definitely agrees with that statement! Volunteering our time and services to the communities where we work and live is a big part of our company culture. So if you ask us, “does volunteer work matter?” we’ll reply with a big yes. Volunteer […]


5 Reasons Job Candidates Should Use Staffing Firms

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Alright CT job seekers…are you looking for some job search advice? Work with a staffing firm. Here are five reasons to do it: #1 – Staffing firms create over 100,000 jobs each month in CT In our June 16 post, we looked at some staffing and employment statistics for the Constitution State. In CT alone, […]


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 […]


A Look at CT Staffing and Employment Statistics

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The American Staffing Association has an information-packed Research & Data section on their website. From surveys and analysis to a members’ Resource Library, it features helpful content of all kinds for staffing industry professionals. Let’s take a look at some of ASA’s recent industry statistics for the entire U.S. and Connecticut: National employment statistics In […]