HERE TO HELP

New Haven, Meriden, Middletown & Hamden

Staff & Career Resource Hubs Now Accepting Appointments!

MASKS REQUIRED / Máscaras Necesarias: Please view CT State Guidelines for American Job Centers English / Español

CAREER RESOURCE HUBS

Self-directed computer labs are open for job search, resume writing, copying or other job-search related activities. Appointments are 1 Hour, Monday-Friday, 9:30 AM – 3:30. Please go to the bottom of the page for exact location address. Walk-ins may be rescheduled based on space availability.

To book a time slot, call:

New Haven, Sharon Myers, (203) 624-1493 x 210

Meriden, Marilyn Barillaro, (203) 238-3688

Middletown, JoAnn LePage, (860) 347-7691

STAFF APPOINTMENTS

American Job Centers in South Central Connecticut offer a variety of services to jobseekers and employers FREE of charge. We connect thousands of people to employment each year with training, workshops, 1-on-1 counseling and  job clubs.

Click these links to see a list of staff available for appointments: AMERICAN JOB CENTERS & WORKFORCE ALLIANCE

Staff continue to be available by appointment via phone, email or Zoom. Secure Drop Box is located at the New Haven American Job Center, 560 Ella T. Grasso Blvd., for depositing hard copies of required documents. 

WORKSHOPS

View our most popular workshops on demand. in-person public workshops coming back soon!

NEW! STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS –  Learn the 5 Questions you should ask yourself before starting your own business, 4 Steps to follow and the “3 P’s” that every business is built upon.

Referenced Resources: U.S. Small Business Administration: Steps to Start Your BusinessForbes.com: Guide for Entrepreneurs Starting a Business; CT Department of Economic & Community Development: Manage or Grow Your BusinessUniversity of Hartford Entrepreneurial Center

 

NEW! HEAD TO TOE DRESSING FOR SUCCESS – Say the right thing, do the right thing, wear the right thing! How you dress is a powerful form of communication at work or interviews.

 

NEW! BUSINESS ETIQUETTE – Know the best ways to make introductions, convey thoughts and share space with co-workers and colleagues.

 

NEW! MANAGING MONEY FOR FINANCIAL FREEDOM – Helpful advice for saving money, budgeting and managing finances. 

Budget Sheet – Managing Money

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CAREER SEARCH FOR THE SEASONED PROFESSIONAL – Navigate job search and interviews to present yourself as the best candidate, regardless of your age or years of experience.

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INTERVIEWING BASICS – In-person, phone or virtual interviews all need preparation. This video walks through the steps for each type including follow-up.

 

BEATING THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM – Learn how to format your resume to get past virtual applicant tracking systems and land an interview. 

Related Materials: Action Words for Resumes & Cover Letters  Contact the Facilitator

CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE WORKPLACE – Strategies to avoid and deal with conflict resolution on the job using R.E.A.C.H. 

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CUSTOMER SERVICE – Essential skills for on-the-job success in any setting.

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JOB FAIR PREP – Turn a Job Fair into a Job Offer! Tips for making the most of events and follow-up that leads to interviews.

Related Materials: Elevator Speech Worksheet  Contact the Facilitator

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