Hamden Job Center

Hamden American Job Center

37 Marne Street, Hamden, CT

(203) 859-3200

SCHEDULE CHANGES FOR JUNE - AUGUST 2018

American Job Centers in New Haven, Meriden & Middletown will close at 12 Noon each Friday from July 20 to Aug. 31 for staff training. We appreciate your patience while our staff learns new skills to better serve our customers!


The following take place at 37 Marne Street, Hamden. Walk-ins Welcome, or call ahead to reserve space (203) 859-3200. You must create a CTHires account to attend. Click below for link. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS for creating a CTHires account.

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PUBLIC WORKSHOPS

Fundamentals of Resume Writing

Mon., Aug. 6, 9 AM - 12 PM

Thurs., Aug. 16, 1 - 4 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

Mon., Aug. 13, 9 AM - 12 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

Mon., Aug. 20, 9 AM - 12 PM

Wed., Aug. 29, 1 - 4 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., Aug. 27, 9 AM - 12 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

Every Wednesday, 1 - 4 PM

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

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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.