Hamden American Job Center
37 Marne Street, Hamden, CT
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.
Fundamentals of Resume Writing
Fri., Jan. 5, 9 - 11 AM
Thurs., Jan. 18, 1 - 3 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., Jan. 8, 9 - 11 AM
Mon., Jan. 22, 1 - 3 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
Thurs., Jan. 11, 9 AM - 12 PM
Thurs., Jan. 25, 1 PM - 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., Jan. 29, 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.
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
Wed., Jan. 3, 10 - 11 AM
Wed., Jan. 17, 10 - 11 AM
Wed., Jan. 31, 10 - 11 AM
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.