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CT Labor Department Career Express Schedule Includes Job Search and Interview Workshops

For immediate release
October 12, 2007

WETHERSFIELD, During the second half of October, Connecticut Department of Labor employees on the agency’s Career Express will present a workshop on job search strategies and interviewing techniques for high school students, provide job search assistance for residents of a homeless shelter, and participate in student Career Exploration Day.

Stops made by the Career Express from Oct.16 to 31 include the following events:

October 16: Career Express staff will provide a job search assistance workshop for residents of the Open Hearth Shelter, Sheldon Street in Hartford, from 1 to 4 p.m.

October 17:  Connecticut Department of Labor employees on the Career Express will present a workshop detailing job search strategies and interviewing techniques for school-to-career seniors during a 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. visit to E.O Smith High School, 1235 Storrs Road in Storrs.

October 18: Career Express staff will take part in a Project Homeless Connect Service Provider Job Fair taking place in two locations in eastern Connecticut: The bus will be at the St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen in Norwich from 9 a.m. until noon and at the Shiloh Family Life Center in New London from 1 to 4 p.m. The St. Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen is located on Railroad Avenue in Norwich while Shiloh Family Life Center can be found at 3 Garvin Street in New London. 

October 19: The Career Express will be at Danbury’s homeless shelter, 41 New Street, from10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and staff will provide job search assistance for residents at the shelter

October 23: Career Express staff will present an overview of Connecticut Department of Labor and One-Stop workforce services as well as an Internet job search workshop during a 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. visit to Northwestern Connecticut College. The college is located on Park Place East in Winsted.  

October 24: Employees on the Career Express staff will conduct workshops on career exploration and introduction to résumés during a 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. visit to Naugatuck High School, 543 Rubber Avenue.

October 31: Career Express staff will present a job search strategies and interviewing techniques workshop, from 10 a.m. to noon, for residents of Coventry House in Hartford.

The Career Express team can be found at job fairs, career development events, schools, and other workshops, seminars and events across the state. Businesses or individuals interested in having the Career Express visit their company, organization or school can contact Sandy at (860) 263-6024 or at sandy.mello@ct.gov. Information on the Career Express also can be found on the agency’s Web site at www.ct.gov/dol.

Media Contact: Nancy Steffens  (860) 263-6535


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