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Governor Rell: Mobile Career Center Motoring to Portland Thursday

For immediate release
August 12, 2009
CONTACT: Adam Liegeot, 860-524-7313 
adam.liegeot@ct.gov

Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that local job-seekers can get help with employment searches, resume writing and other career services when the state’s Career Express, a mobile workforce center, makes a stop at the Portland Public Library on Thursday.

 

Portland is one of several local libraries the Career Express is visiting this month.

 

“The Career Express delivers much-needed help and resources directly to neighborhoods and smaller communities for those individuals in search of a job,” Governor Rell said. “This allows us to extend the reach and effectiveness of the Department of Labor’s CTWorks centers.”

 

With the exception of unemployment claim filing, the Career Express staff can provide job search assistance to residents on a first-come, first served basis. The Governor noted the state’s CTWorks Career Centers more extensive employment services, including career counselors, networking and computer skills workshops, Intranet access to job applications and specialized veterans’ events. 

 

The Career Express will be at the Portland Public Library, 20 Freestone Avenue,  from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Organizations interested in having the Career Express visit can contact Karen at (860) 263-6018 or at karen.quesnel@ct.gov. Information on the Career Express and other agency services, including the CTWorks Career Centers, can be found on the agency’s Web site at www.ct.gov/dol.


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