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Career Express Staff to Provide Workshops, Meet with Veterans at Waterbury Career Fair

For immediate release
October 15, 2008

WETHERSFIELD – Connecticut Department of Labor employees on board the agency’s Career Express will present job search assistance workshop for Norwich Adult Education Project Homeless Connect participants, work with visitors at the fourth Heroes4 Hire job and career fair at the Waterbury Holiday Inn, and take part in a Technology Day at Oliver Wolcott Technical High School in Torrington during the second half of October. Stops include the following events:

  • Oct 17: Career Express staff will assist jobseekers at a Project Homeless Connect event being held from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Norwich Adult Education office, 182 Cedar St., Norwich.
     

  • Oct. 20: The Career Express will be onsite and visitors can meet with Connecticut Department of Labor employees aboard the vehicle from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. during the fourth Heroes4 Hire job fair. The Heroes4Hire event, to be held at the Waterbury Holiday Inn, 3580 West Main St., Waterbury, is sponsored by the Connecticut Departments of Labor and Veterans Affairs.
     

  • Oct. 21: Connecticut Department of Labor employees on board the Career Express will provide information about the agency’s job search resources during a 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. visit to Northwestern Connecticut Community College, located at Park Place, Winsted.
     

  • Oct. 23: Career Express staff will offer job search assistance and information regarding Connecticut Department of Labor services during a 1 to 3:30 p.m. visit to the East Hampton Public Library, located at 105 Main St.
     

  • Oct. 24: Connecticut Department of Labor on board the Career Express will provide clients of CRT/Behavioral Services with job search assistance and résumé building advice during a 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. visit to CRT/Behavioral Services, located at 675 Tower Avenue, Hartford.
     

  • Oct. 27: Career Express staff will make a presentation detailing the services available at the state’s CTWorks Career Centers, as well as the information and resources that can be found on the Labor Department’s Web site, during a 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. visit to the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) office. CREC is located at 34 Sequassen St., in Hartford.
     

  • Oct. 29: Career Express staff will conduct job search workshops from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. during a Technology Day event for students of Oliver Wolcott Technical High School. The school is located at 75 Oliver St. in Torrington.
     

  • Oct. 30-31: Connecticut Department of Labor on board the Career Express will present job search and interviewing workshops to students from 9 a.m. to noon at the Bristol Education Center, 431 Miner St., Bristol.

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 Karen at (860) 263-6018 or at karen.quesnel@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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