Brings Workforce Services to Schools, Health Center
For immediate release
January 31, 2007
Department of Labor employees aboard the Agency’s Career Express will
take part in résumé and job search assistance workshops, provide assistance with
on-line applications during a recruitment effort for retail jobs, and attend a
high school career expo during the first part of February.
The Career Express, a specially designed Winnebago with eight computer
stations and Internet access, features the latest workforce and job skill
development tools available from the Department of Labor and its CTWorks
partners. The mobile career center also has a plasma TV with a SMART Board
overlay for workshops and a conference area where visitors can meet with career
counselors, work with résumé writers or gain information from business service
specialists. Stops made by the Career Express will include the following
Feb. 7: Résumé pointers and job search assistance workshop from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. at Harbor Health Services, 13 Sycamore Way in Branford.
Feb. 9: Résumé and interview pointers for school-to-career students at
Branford High School, 185 East Main Street, Branford.
Feb. 15: Recruitment assistance for potential Home Depot employees taking
place 1 to 4 p.m. at the Waterbury CTWorks Center, 249 Thomaston Avenue,
Feb. 16: Participation in a Career Expo taking place 9 a.m. to noon at
Haddam-Killingworth High School, 25 Little City Road, Higganum.
Media Contact: Nancy Steffens (860) 263-6535