‘Career Express’ to Visit Career Fairs, Libraries, Offering Work Force Assistance
Mobile Help Center for Job Seekers in
Bethel July 1
For immediate release
July 1, 2009
Governor M. Jodi Rell today announced that the Career Express – the
state’s mobile work force assistance center – is traveling to the Kent Memorial
Library today and plans numerous stops across Connecticut in the coming days,
including the Department of Labor’s final spring 2009 Career Fair in Cromwell on
“We’re putting the Career
Express on the road, visiting local libraries, schools and community
organizations to offer job search assistance of every kind, from polishing a
résumé to identifying potential employers,” Governor Rell said. “This valuable
service is more important now than ever, with the national economic slowdown
taking a terrible toll on the working families of Connecticut. I am committed to
doing everything possible to help people find good-paying jobs that will support
“By moving this mobile assistance
center around the state, we can ensure that job seekers find a wealth of
information and employment assistance right in their local communities,” the
Governor said. “In addition, the Department of Labor has CTWorks Career
Centers offer even more extensive employment services, including career
counselors, networking and computer skills workshops, Intranet access to job
applications and specialized veterans’ events.”
The following stops are planned
for the Career Express:
Job search assistance and résumé critiques, from 9:30 a.m. to
3 p.m. at the Guilford Free Library, 67 Park Street.
Job search assistance workshop, including résumé critiques, from 10 a.m. to
3 p.m. at the Woodbridge Town Library, 10 Newton Road.
Résumé critiques and job search assistance from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the
Bethel Public Library, 189 Greenwood Avenue.
Job search assistance and résumé critique services for Rushford
clients, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rushford Center, 883 Paddock Avenue,
A workshop covering job search tactics, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the
Wintonbury Branch Library, 1015 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield.
Job search assistance workshop and résumé critiques, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
at the Lucy Robbins Welles Library, Newington.
Workshop covering job search assistance and résumé critique, from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. at the Wallingford Public Library, 200 North Main Street.
Résumé critique and job search assistance workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at
the Bloomfield Town Hall, 800 Bloomfield Avenue.
Job search assistance workshop, including a résumé critique,
from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Essex Town Hall, 29 West Avenue.
Job search assistance and résumé critiques from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at
the Labor Department’s final spring 2009 Connecticut Career Fair, held at
the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 100 Berlin Road, Cromwell.
Career Express team can be found at libraries, job fairs, career
development events, schools and seminars across the state. Those interested in
having the Career Express visit their organization can contact Karen
Quesnel at (860) 263-6018 or at
Information on the Career Express, including the events calendar, also
can be found on the Department of Labor’s Web site at