Arthur G. Russell Co. Named Top Workplace Two Years in a Row

The Arthur G. Russell Company, Inc. (AGR), a leading provider of automatic assembly equipment, announced today that it has been awarded Top Workplace honors by the Hartford Courant for the second year in a row. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC, a … Continue reading Arthur G. Russell Co. Named Top Workplace Two Years in a Row

City of Bristol joins local manufacturers to launch BristolWORKS!

The City of Bristol is joining Bristol Adult Education and local manufacturers to launch BristolWORKS!, an innovative workforce development program that will transform careers, directly address the difficult retail employment landscape, and assist Bristol manufacturers and major employers with filling job vacancies.  BristolWORKS!, offered by Bristol Adult Education, is a free, 10-week training program for … Continue reading City of Bristol joins local manufacturers to launch BristolWORKS!

3 Things To Convey In Your Job Interview

The job interview—this is where it all really begins! While your resume may have impressed the hiring manager and helped you get your foot in the door, now you really have to bring home those points on the resume in person. Failing to convey the right message in the job interview means it is game … Continue reading 3 Things To Convey In Your Job Interview

Engaging Employees With Collaborative Goal-Setting

Traditional goal-setting has a “top-down” quality to it. Management announces company or departmental goals, and employees have little choice but to fall in line. Top-down goals leave employees with no say in the company’s direction and no sense of ownership in the goal-setting process. In worst-case scenarios, this results in feelings of resentment and powerlessness … Continue reading Engaging Employees With Collaborative Goal-Setting

Why Do So Many Jobs Require Spanish?

There are plenty of compelling reasons to learn Spanish, but there’s one that really makes bank: Employability. In virtually any career field, Spanish can come in handy and help you advance. However, there are some careers that actually require Spanish language skills. If you travel to any Spanish-speaking country for work, you’ll certainly need to know travel phrases at the very least. In … Continue reading Why Do So Many Jobs Require Spanish?

Manufacturing Sector: Currently a Top Staffing Opportunity in US

According to the American Staffing Association, industrial manufacturing staffing from staffing agencies has the top employee percentage in the United States, more than any other industry. This means that many workers looking to work for a manufacturing company, are probably searching for the nearest comparable staffing agency. This also means that a manufacturing company looking for skilled … Continue reading Manufacturing Sector: Currently a Top Staffing Opportunity in US