Middletown American Job Center

Middletown American Job Center

272 South Main Street, Middletown, CT

(860) 347-7691

The following take place at 272 South Main Street, Middletown, CT. Walk-Ins Welcome or Call Ahead to Reserve Space (860) 347-7691. You must create a CTHires account to attend. Click below for link. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS for creating a CTHires account.

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ONE STOP SERVICES ORIENTATION

Tuesday, Jan. 2, 10 AM - 1 PM

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 10 AM - 1 PM

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 10 AM - 1 PM

For those new to the American Job Center and seeking to access one-on-one employment and training services. Covers program options and

eligibility. The One Stop Services Orientation is an overview of the programs and services offered at the American Job Centers located through

South Central Connecticut. Learn about how you can gain access to training, support, guidance and expertise as it pertains to advancing or

beginning a rewarding and fulfilling career.


PUBLIC WORKSHOPS


ACING THE ONLINE APPLICATION

Thurs., Jan. 25, 10 AM - 12 PM

The online application process is a daunting and consuming process that serves more to weed out unqualified or inappropriate applicants more

than it serves to connect the employer with qualified applicants. The application process is targeted more at getting the wrong ones out rather

than moving the right ones forward. In order to navigate this upside-down approach to review candidates. Individuals in career transition need an

edge. This workshop will provide an overview of the application process as well as offer attendees with the information and resources to avoid

getting weeded out and "Ace" their online employment application.


BASIC COMPUTING

Thurs., Jan. 18, 10 AM - 12 PM

In today’s world of work there is little debate about the need for skills using technology, specifically the computer. While there are still a number of

occupations that do not require their employees to be skilled with the computer, the job search process does require a level of computer skill.

Basic computing is designed to assess attendee’s comfort and confidence with the computer as well as connect with computer based training

using a user-friendly environment and computer based training that encourages comfort and confidence.


Getting to Know Yourself

Thurs., Jan. 4, . 12, 10 AM - 12 PM

In this workshop, attendees will learn how to discover what is most important to them. Learn to describe your personal and professional values, as

well as uncover what motivates your achievements and overall happiness. The goal is to understand the concept of “working,” justify it, and look

forward to it.


SURVIVING A JOB LOSS

Thurs., Jan. 11, 10 AM - 12 PM

Losing a job can take a toll on your emotions, finances and your way of life. You will face shock, fear, frustration, anger, powerlessness, confusion

and sadness. This workshop equips you with the tools needed to survive a job loss, preparing you to succeed.