Posts Categorized: News

Valued Clients and Candidates – COVID-19 update

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To our Valued Clients and Candidates:   The Alternative Employment staff recognizes the current situation in these stressful times.  The continuing spread of the COVID-19 virus presents challenges for all of us.   At this time, Alternative Employment plans NO CHANGES to our regular business hours or any of the services we offer. Because we… Read more »

QR code for job opportunities on Facebook

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We have a new QR code that allows you to link to our Facebook page and see our current job postings.   On your smart phone, turn on your camera and hover over the QR code.  You will be prompted to open the link which will direct you to our Facebook jobs page.  Here you… Read more »

Staffing Solutions

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Staffing in an uncertain economy Are you looking to build a staffing strategy that provides flexibility in an uncertain economy?   Alternative Employment, Inc. is the solution to your staffing dilemmas! Filling a position within a company presents many challenges for employers.  Unfilled positions stifle the productivity of immediate personnel struggling to manage additional responsibilities. … Read more »

Job Opportunities near me

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Ready to take on a world of opportunities? Let’s say you have work experience but are currently in a dead-end position with a company that’s not growing at the speed of business. You are open-minded, pro-active and innovative with the right skill sets and experience within your field. You’re ready to take on new challenges… Read more »

What’s on your Christmas list?

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What’s on your Christmas List? If you’re a business owner, you have a lot on your mind; business relations, supplies, stock, orders, insurance, bills, on and on.  One of the largest concerns, however, is staff.   You rely on your staff to “run the show”. If you’re short staffed, it affects every aspect of your business…. Read more »

Jobs near me

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How many people start looking for a job by typing those words into their search bar?   Maybe you’ve tried this and scrolled through endless pages of local jobs that aren’t a fit for you.  It can be so frustrating!   Wouldn’t it be great if there was one website, one location in your town… Read more »

I Love My Job

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I LOVE MY JOB How many people can say this? As the old adage states, “If you love your job, you will never work a day in your life.” If you can truly say that you love your job, Congratulations!   If you can’t say that, then it’s time for a change.  The good news… Read more »

Marino’s Restaurant

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We are shocked and saddened to hear of the loss of the beautiful Marino’s Restaurant.  It has always been an institution in Torrington area dining.  Our sincere condolences go out to the Marino family.   Wishing you strength for today and hope for tomorrow.   Your friends and neighbors at Alternative Employment

Minimum Wage Update

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Minimum Wage   On May 28,2019 a new law was signed to increase minimum wage.  The following are the increases that will take affect over the next few years.  $11.00 on October 1, 2019 $12.00 on September 1, 2020 $13.00 on August 1, 2021 $14.00 on July 1, 2022 $15.00 on June 1, 2023  … Read more »