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Career Express Visits Schools, Businesses, Rentschler Field During Second Half of January

For immediate release
January 16, 2008

WETHERSFIELD, During the second half of January, Connecticut Department of Labor employees on board the agency’s Career Express will attend a community job fair, assist prospective employees complete online job applications, and take part in a veterans job and career fair. Stops made by the Career Express include the following locations:

January 16: Career Express staff will participate in a community job fair being held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Shelter, 778 Park Street in Hartford.

January 17: Connecticut Department of Labor employees on board the Career Express will present an overview of employment and training services available from the agency, and will offer résumé writing tips during a 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. visit to Sheehan High School, 142 Hope Hill Rd., Wallingford. 

January 24 and 31: Career Express staff will conduct a Labor Market Information workshop and will assist students with career exploration strategies and the Internet-based Job and Career ConnecTion during a 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. stop at Emmett O’Brien Technical High School. The school is located at 141 Prindle Ave., Ansonia.

January 28 and 30: Career Express staff will be onsite at Celebration Foods in New Britain from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with Labor Department employees assisting company representatives to process of online applications. Celebration Foods is located at 263-285 Myrtle St.

January 29: The Department of Labor’s Heroes4Hire Job and Career Fair will feature more than 60 employers, résumé assistance and the Career Express from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. Job Fair visitors are welcome to check out the Career Express for employment and career assistance, and to find out more about the state’s CTWorks employment services. The job fair is co-sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of the Military.

The Career Express team can be found at job fairs, career development events, schools, seminars and workshops across the state. Those 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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