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Becoming Tick Aware

We love pretty much everything about where we live, the mountains, the seasons, the tight-knit community. And maybe, just maybe, we even love the long cold winters – but that’s debatable to a New Englander! But there are two things we don’t love. Ticks – and getting sick. And while we think most folks are [...]

Arm yourself against illness today!

Let’s face it, we all hate being sick. Illnesses cost us valuable time and money and create unnecessary stress in our lives. Yet, there are steps we can take to alleviate the spread of the flu, particularly in the workplace. Encourage companywide flu vaccinations. According to the CDC, the most effective approach to stopping the [...]

Late Fall Hiking the Monadnocks

Mount Monadnock consistently scores as one of the most summited peaks in the world. The reasons for its popularity? Maximum views for minimal effort, several trails and an elaborate trail system, and excellent accessibility from many different entry points. And best of all? It’s right here in our own backyard. With the foliage starting to [...]

2018-11-15T12:59:17-04:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Networking, Personal Growth, Personal Safety, Wellness|

Masiello Employment’s Guide to Navigating Flu Season

According to the Washington Post, the current flu season is on track to be among the worst in 15 years, with the Centers for Disease Control reporting widespread instances of the flu in every U.S. state except Hawaii. Here at Masiello Employment, we know you don’t want a sick day to keep you from your [...]

Masiello Employment’s Guide to Summer: BBQ Party Edition

It’s July and, in honor of the traditional summer break, Masiello Employment is playing hooky from covering work-related topics this week and adding another chapter to our Guide to Summer. In this edition, we share tips for a favorite warm-weather activity: the BBQ Party! If you’re hosting a BBQ Party: Think Fire Safety—Remember, a barbecue [...]

2018-09-20T16:52:26-04:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: How To Guides, Personal Safety, Wellness|Tags: , , |

Job Searching Online? Tips for Being Cautious.

Hackers. Scammers. Phishing Attacks. In the internet age, no one is immune. While the topic is certainly not a fun one, many job searchers are not aware of new tactics being used by identity thieves that are taking place in the form of online recruiting. Fake job listings, phishing emails, scam phone calls, and it [...]

2018-09-20T16:54:22-04:00June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, How To Guides, Job Search, Personal Safety, Safety & Security|

Masiello Employment’s Guide to Summer: Pool Party Edition

Summer is about weekends more than weekdays, so—over the next few months—we at Masiello Employment thought we’d take an occasional break from covering Monday-to-Friday, work-related topics in order to highlight a few favorite activities for Saturdays and Sundays. This edition is all about pool parties, with tips you can use at a gathering around any [...]

Masiello Employment’s Top 9 Ways to Exercise Outside

Physical fitness positively affects every area of your life, including your job or your job search. Because we at Masiello Employment want you to be and feel your best—and we know you might not have access to (or interest in!) a gym—we’re sharing our Top 9 Ways to Exercise Outside.  Our geographic location lends itself [...]

2018-09-21T14:31:17-04:00March 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Personal Growth, Personal Safety, Wellness|Tags: |

Masiello Employment’s Top 9 Stop-the-Stress Tips

Job pressure is the number one cause of stress in the United States*, with 77-percent reporting they regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress—including fatigue, headache, upset stomach, and muscle tension—and 48-percent reporting that the stress has a negative impact on their personal and professional life.  That stops now! Because stress doesn’t have to be [...]

Masiello Employment’s Do’s and Don’t-You-Dares: Cold & Flu Edition

Achoo! We’re in the throes of cold and flu season, and here at Masiello Employment we’d like to write you a prescription for good health—because you don’t want a sick day to keep you from work or an important job interview (or anything else, for that matter). To help you avoid getting sick, or to [...]