Hamden Job Center

Hamden American Job Center

ON-GOING OFFERINGS:

Veteran's Services Dedicated representatives are located in Hamden to provide veterans and covered persons with job search, vocational assistance, labor market information and training.

Recruitments! Several companies a month come to the Hamden AJC to interview for open positions. See listing on the right for upcoming dates. Click HERE for statewide list.

Unemployment Insurance information and Dislocated Worker certification. No appointment necessary.

Fact Sheet of all Hamden CT Department of Labor services.


WORKSHOPS

Advance registration is recommend by calling (203) 859-3200 or stopping by the Hamden American Job Center at 37 Marne Street, Hamden.

Fundamentals of Resume Writing

Fri., Sept. 8, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thurs., Sept. 14, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Mon., Sept., 25, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn how to write a focused résumé needed to secure job interviews and employment offers. Topics include thinking like an employer, strategies for developing essential parts of the résumé, keywords, relevant vs. irrelevant information, formatting and cover letters.


Interviewing Strategies and Techniques

Thurs., Sept. 7, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Thurs., Sept. 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn how to strategically prepare for critical job interview questions. Topics include company research, developing a candidate message, questions to ask the employer, closing the interview and following up.


Over 40 & Looking for Work

Wed., Sept. 13, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thurs., Sept. 28, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Designed to address the specific needs and challenges of job seekers over 40. Learn strategies to overcome age bias and successful techniques to land your next job.


Successful Job Search Strategies

Mon., Sept. 11, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mon., Sept. 18, 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Learn job search strategies that will help you successfully secure your next position. Topics include employer research, importance of preparation and organization in the job search, networking and using social media to establish a digital presence.


Veteran's Workshop

Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Sept. 6, Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27

Designed to inform Veterans of the services provided by the Department of Labor. Veterans will be given the opportunity to discuss other job readiness subjects such as: resume writing, job search strategies and interviewing techniques.


My Next Move

Wed., Sept. 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tues., Sept. 27, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. This workshop will teach you how to find the tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different careers. Users can find careers through keyword search; by browsing industries that employ different types of workers; or through the O*NET Interest Profiler, a tool that offers personalized career suggestions based on a person's interests and level of work experience.



For More Hamden Workshop Information
http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/hamden/hamdcal.htm