Career Express Stops Include Libraries,
Heroes 4 Hire Job Fair for Veterans
For immediate release
September 9, 2009
Governor M. Jodi Rell announced today that the Career Express, the Labor
Department's mobile workforce center, will be on the road to provide workforce
services to jobseekers throughout the state. The vehicle will visit public
libraries to provide résumé critique workshops and job search assistance and
will provide career and workforce services at an Oct. 6 job fair for veterans.
Express will be bringing the Labor Department’s services out into the local
community,” Governor Rell said. “We will continue the vehicle’s popular ongoing
series of public visits to local libraries for job search and résumé writing
workshops. In this challenging economy, the goal is to provide job seekers with
the employment and training tools they need to find employment as quickly as
Job search assistance and résumé critique workshops onboard the Career Express
will be held at the following locations:
Prosser Public Library, 1 Tunxis Avenue, Bloomfield, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Oct 1: Milford Public Library, 57 New Haven Avenue, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Heroes 4 Hire Job Fair, Rentschler Field, East Hartford, 11
a.m. to 3 p.m.
Library, 200 North Main Street, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct. 15: Wethersfield Public Library, 515 Silas Deane Highway, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Oct. 16: Middletown Project Homeless Connect, Middlesex
Community College, 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
19: Stetson Branch Library, 200 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven, 9:30
a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oct. 21: New Haven Free Public Library, 133 Elm Street,
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
22: Riverview Community Center, 300 Welles St., Glastonbury, 10
a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
23: Project Homeless Connect, at St. Bernard High School 1583
New London Turnpike, Uncasville, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Fair Haven Branch
Library, 182 Grand Avenue, New Haven, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Governor Rell noted
that the state's 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. A complete listing of programs and services can be found on the Labor
Department’s Web site, located at
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
firstname.lastname@example.org. Information on the Career Express, including
the events calendar, also can be found on the agency’s Web site.
Media Contact: Nancy Steffens (860)