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Career Express Stops Include Job Search Workshops for Youth, Visit to Public Library

 
For immediate release
November 14, 2008

WETHERSFIELD, Connecticut Department of Labor employees on board the agency’s Career Express will present a job search workshop and provide résumé writing assistance for students at the New Haven Job Corps during the second half of November.  Stops planned by the Career Express include the following:

Nov. 17 Career Express staff will present workshops detailing job search techniques, the interviewing process and will also give pointers for writing résumés during a 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. visit to Co-opportunity YouthBuild, located on Sargeant Street in Hartford

Nov. 18: Career Express will provide job search assistance as well as information about Connecticut Department of Labor programs and services during a 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. visit to East Haven City Hall, located at 250 Main Street in East Haven. 

Nov. 19: Career Express staff will, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., conduct job search and résumé writing workshops for New Haven Job Corps students. The New Haven Job Corps is located at 455 Wintergreen Avenue in New Haven.

Nov. 20: Career Express staff will provide job search assistance to clients of the Capital Regional Mental Health on Vine Street in Hartford during a 9 a.m. to noon visit. 

Nov. 21: Career Express staff will participate in a Sam’s Club employee recruitment from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sam’s Club in Manchester, located at 69 Pavilion’s Drive. 

Nov. 24: Career Express staff will provide job search assistance during a 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. visit to the Danbury Homeless Shelter located at 41 New Street.  

The Career Express team travels across the state to job fairs, career development events, schools, and other workshops, seminars and events.  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 about the Career Express 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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