American Job Centers in New Haven, Meriden, Hamden and Middletown offer a variety of services to jobseekers and employers in South Central CT. PLEASE NOTE: The CT Department of Labor has not yet resumed appointments for help with Unemployment Insurance. Check the CT DOL webite for updates at WWW.FILECTUI.COM
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 Business; Forbes.com: Guide for Entrepreneurs Starting a Business; CT Department of Economic & Community Development: Manage or Grow Your Business; University 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.
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.
INTERVIEWING BASICS – In-person, phone or virtual interviews all need preparation. This video walks through the steps for each type including follow-up.
CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN THE WORKPLACE – Strategies to avoid and deal with conflict resolution on the job using R.E.A.C.H.
CUSTOMER SERVICE – Essential skills for on-the-job success in any setting.
CLICK AN AMERICAN JOB CENTER ON THE MAP FOR ADDRESS, PHONE & PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS.
American Job Center Hours:
Regular hours will resume after COVID-19 social distancing requirements have ended.
New Haven, Meriden, Middletown: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM -4:30 PM. Child-friendly Hours: 2:30-4:30 PM
Hamden: Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 4:15 PM.
Walk-in help with a CT Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits Specialist in Hamden and other locations is temporarily suspended.
View CT DOL’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section that is updated daily. Email UI questions to email@example.com or call the CT Department of Labor between 8 AM – 4 PM, Monday-Friday at (203) 455-2653 or (860) 263-6975. If the line is busy, please try again later. Claims are not processed or expedited by phone. Visit www.filectui.com to file your initial claim. Click the BLUE BUTTON to get started.