Recruiting and Hiring

More than 15,000 people a year visit American Job Centers in New Haven, Meriden, Hamden and Middletown looking for work, training or both. Targeted outreach draws in new participants customized for employer needs.

Coupled with hiring incentives for eligible candidates, employers have the tools they need to grow their workforce.

Contact Business Services staff directly with job orders. Staff will help screen and recruit candidates throughout the American Job Center network and targeted programs, and refer them to you ready to be interviewed.

Post jobs and schedule recruitment events on www.CTHires.com. Supercharge your recruitment efforts by listing your jobs online. Advertise your jobs to thousands of qualified candidates at no cost to you. We can host your event at an American Job Center in New Haven, Hamden, Meriden or Middletown.

Ask us about Customized Training for Workforce Expansion.


Business Services Staff:

New Haven

Chris Reardon, Manager of Strategic Development, (203) 867-4030 x 226

Contact by Business Sector:

Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, IT: Steve Johnson at (203) 867-4030 x 233

STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math: Wanda Lary at (203) 867-4030 x 254

Healthcare: Terri Sells at (203) 624-1493 x 251

Information Technology for Young Adults 17-29: Matthew Reid, (203) 867-4030 x 287


Meriden :

Belkis Marmol, (203) 238-3688 x 215


Hamden (CTDOL):

Janice Albert, (203) 859-3417

Abby Leslie Gayle, (203) 859-3414