5 Simple Steps to a Great Performance Review

Nobody likes end-of-year performance reviews. But if yours is coming up, there are steps you should be taking to make the most of it. And it’s really in your best interest. While the process of getting feedback from your boss might be uncomfortable, it can help you learn more about your strengths and weaknesses, gain… Read More »

7 Easy Ways to Improve Employee Recognition During the Holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. But, as one of Hartford’s top staffing firms, we know it can also be the most stressful, making employee recognition more important than ever. You want your employees to feel valued, appreciated and happy to come to work every day. However, it’s particularly crucial during the end-of-year… Read More »

Short-Term Jobs: Keep Them or Toss Them from Your Resume?

You might have accepted a job in Central Connecticut and realized it wasn’t for you. Or perhaps, after only a few weeks of working somewhere, the company went out of business. Whatever the case, you have a short-term job and aren’t sure whether to keep it on your resume or go ahead and toss it… Read More »

How to Deal with Attendance Issues at Work

Every year, American workers miss over half a billion days in work. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates this can cost companies up to $40 billion in lost productivity and profits. Those are ugly statistics that need to be managed to ensure absenteeism doesn’t hit your company hard, especially during the winter season. So what can… Read More »

6 Tips When You’re Deciding Between Job Offers

Congratulations! You’ve got not one, but two offers. They both sound like they could be the right fit for you. Now, comes the hard part: making a decision. Considering how important career satisfaction is to your quality of life, it’s not a choice to be made lightly. So how do you evaluate potential offers to… Read More »

5 Quick Tips for Getting More Candidate Referrals

You need to hire. So you hit the ground running, posting jobs, reaching out to your network and getting active on the social media sites. However, the easiest and often most effective way to hire isn’t necessarily from these sources, but rather referrals from your existing team. Not only is this option less expensive, but… Read More »

‘Tis the Season: 5 Tips for Successful Seasonal Hiring

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year…and the busiest if your company is like many in Connecticut. So how can you stay on top of demand, without adding to your annual fixed overhead? The answer’s easy: with seasonal workers. But before you make a move, there are some steps to consider first,… Read More »

Interviewing? Here’s How to Assess Whether a Candidate is Right for You

Many candidates look great on paper and even perform well during interviews. However, this isn’t necessarily an indicator that they’re going to be successful once on the job. So how can you quickly – yet effectively – assess a candidate to ensure they’re the right fit for you? Here are some tips from Stewart Staffing… Read More »

Getting Spooked About Candidates Applying to Your Company?

It’s the time of year for Halloween, pumpkins and fall foliage. However, despite the season, if you’re in the midst of the hiring process, the last thing you want is scary candidates. What can you do to ensure those who apply to your company are top-quality and hard-working? Partner with a staffing company in New… Read More »

6 Reasons to Work with an Employment Agency

If you’ve never worked with an employment agency in Central Connecticut before, you might not know what to expect from the process. But partnering up with one can actually have a big impact on your job search and your career. Here’s how: You can get one-on-one help. When you work with an employment agency, you’ll get… Read More »