Job Opportunities
American Job Centers in New Haven, Meriden and Middletown will re-open By Appointment Only starting Wed., July 15. Current customers may contact their Job Seeker Consultant by phone/email to request an appointment. Check out this flyer for more information on virtual hiring events this week (June 16, 17 and 18)

New unemployed or underemployed job seekers are encouraged to VISIT OUR WEBSITE to complete job seeker orientation in advance which includes watching THIS VIDEO. From there they will be contacted about next steps leading to free 1-on-1 consultant services including resume review, job clubs and training programs. Appointments will be available by phone, video conference or in-person as needed. 

As a partner in the CT Back to Work Initiative, we're also sharing details on the Indeed CT online portal and upcoming Indeed CT Hiring Event June 16-18. Jobseekers should visit the Indeed site and register for interview slots. All interviews are via Zoom.  Job seekers select in advance from available interview slots, then get on Zoom at the appointed time for the interview. Our latest Interviewing Basics video may help job seekers prepare. 


Check Out Our NEW & IMPROVED Virtual Workshops!

Although our offices are temporarily closed due to COVID-19, we've created new online offerings so you can start looking ahead!
-WORKSHOPS VIDEOS-
Click or Tap on the titles below:
Provides an orientation to new customers about employment and training options and how to access 1-on-1 services. More information HERE >>
Learn how to format your resume to get past virtual applicant tracking systems and land an interview. 
Navigate job search and interviews to present yourself as the best candidate, regardless of your age or years of experience.
Strategies to avoid and deal with conflict resolution on the job using R.E.A.C.H. 
Essential skills for on-the-job success in any setting.
Turn a Job Fair into a Job Offer! Tips for making the most of events and follow-up that leads to interviews.
Keep your skills sharp from anywhere! 
Visit www.workforcealliance.biz/american-job-centers/ to see new workshops and online learning tools as they are added. 

Essential Employers are Hiring!
Visit https://www.workforcealliance.biz/recruiting-and-hiring/ to see how to apply and get follow-up help from our Business Services staff.

HERE TO HELP:


Staff are available via email and voice mail. Visit workforcealliance.biz for main numbers and key program contacts.

 

ENROLL INTO ITXPRESS:

IT skills are in demand now more than ever! Contact ITXpress Coordinator Matt Reid at mreid@workforcealliance.bizOnline classes are available to earn credentials in Information Technology.  See more on our ITXpress page >>

 

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE: 

Questions about Unemployment Insurance (UI) can now be emailed to the CT Dept. of Labor at dol.webhelp@ct.gov (allow 5-7 business days for a response) or call (203) 455-2653 or (860) 263-6975, 8 AM – 4 PM, Monday-Friday. If the line is busy, please try again. UI claims are not processed or expedited by phone or email. The CT Department of Labor updates its UI Fact Sheet daily HERE >>

We now offer access to 5,000+ courses through Metrix Online as part of SkillUp CT. Read Governor Lamont's announcement here...
Signing up is easy and open to any Connecticut resident. Click the Metrix button to explore the catalog & register. So far over 11,000 people have enrolled who are unemployed and looking to boost their skills, earn an industry certification or explore a new career path!
Apply for jobs at employers working with the Workforce Alliance Business Services team and get assistance with application follow up.
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