News and Advice From StaffWorks

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Layoff Warning Signs & What To Do When They Happen

From record-high labor shortages to massive amounts of layoffs, the post-pandemic job market continues to shift. The recession has many companies pulling hiring efforts back. Whether it’s scaling back budgets or industry-specific, we go through the signs that a layoff might be coming to your

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Recruiting and Retaining Talent During a Labor Shortage

  According to Harvard Business Review, recruiting talent remains the number one concern of CEOs. CBIA President Chris DiPentima states, “There’s no greater threat to our economic recovery than the labor shortage—Connecticut’s labor force declines since February 2020 represent 46% of the regional losses and

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Need a job? How about an extra $1,000?

In case you missed it, Governor Lamont announced the “Back to Work CT Program” to give long-term unemployed residents a $1,000 payment for obtaining a new job following the impact of COVID-19.  To be eligible, workers must: Have filed an unemployment claim with the State

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5 Common Misconceptions About Working With a Temp Agency

Whether you’re a recent college graduate looking for an entry-level position or an experienced industry professional seeking a new opportunity, there are many benefits to working with a temp agency for employment. Our recruiters at Staffworks Inc in Seymour, CT, provide outstanding job placement and

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5 Advantages of Working With a Temp Agency

Whether you’re in between jobs or simply waiting for the right position, you can still thrive in the workforce by joining a temp agency. These organizations provide employees with invaluable opportunities to boost their resumes and improve their career prospects. Our team at StaffWorks, a

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Get Motivated!

Ready to get out of that negative mindset that’s holding you back? Are you ready to move into your dream job? Today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing

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How to Give Employees Constructive Feedback

As managers, we intuitively know that giving and getting honest feedback is essential to grow and develop, and to build successful organizations.  So why is it that many of us put off giving feedback to our employees?  Maybe it’s because there are so many ways

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