Russell Library's Career Program offers various services,such as:
Practice Job Interviews
Improve your interviewing skills and get the job you want. Bob Carlson will assist you by conducting and evaluating your practice interview. Videotaping the session is optional and confidential 1-hour sessions are available Tuesday afternoons. Call the library at 860-347-2520 for dates, times and to register.
LinkedIn Photo Shoot(s)
Once every three months on Thursday morning, the Hubbard Room at the Russell Library is transformed into a professional photo studio. Bob Carlson and Jeff Grant, on staff at the library will photograph you at your best so you can post the shot to your LinkedIn account. Image is emailed to you. No appointment necessary - first come first served. An email is required.
Online Resources - Job Now
Job Now is a free service available to library card holders, anytime, on your computer, smart phone or tablet as well as our public computers. Some of the services include:
Resume help with a live Resume Expert
Resume resources including templates and best practices
Live help with an Interview Coach
Interview tips and resources
Career help with a live Job coach
Skill Building with lessons, videos, tests and more.
Microsoft Office Applications and some Computer Programming course are found in the Computers and Technology SkillSurfer
Learning Library features Entrance Exam Preparation for High School, College, Nursing School etc., ASVAB, Praxis and GRE exams
As a business organization, the chamber has strong links to a wide range of employers in Middletown / Greater-Middletown area. One of the chamber’s main functions is to help our members as they seek to hire quality employees.
Middletown Worker Preparation Program
Helps unemployed and displaced workers in the City of the Middletown find employment.
“A bridge between job seekers and employers.”
Before beginning the job search, chamber staff members help clients create effective resumes and prepare for job interviews while providing job coaching and employment retention training. Chamber staff maintains consistent contact with both clients and employers to foster the best possible environment for not only placement into employment, but long-term security in the job. Chamber staff will assess the client’s readiness for employment, assist in the development of a presentable resume, and conduct follow-up interviews to gauge the client’s progress. Client meetings will take place at the centrally-located Chamber of Commerce building, and the job search will occur throughout Middlesex County with an emphasis on Middletown.
For questions about the Middletown Worker Preparation Program contact Lorenzo Marshall at 860-347-6924 or firstname.lastname@example.org
To deliver integrated, easy-to-understand workforce information that helps job seekers, students, workers, workforce intermediaries, and employers develop their capacity and make sound economic decisions in the new economy.
To be the nation's most trustworthy provider of comprehensive, integrated, relevant, and personalized workforce information tools and resources on any desired electronic delivery system. These tools and resources serve job seekers, students, workers, workforce intermediaries, and employers to enhance their employment opportunities and business prosperity.
The MEWS+ is a co-working space for entrepreneurs, small businesses, and startup companies.
They provide a great place to grow a business or start something new. You’ll enjoy networking on the busy streets of downtown Middletown.
Come in and see what they're all about today!
Middlesex Chamber of Commerce
393 Main St.
2nd Floor via rear entrance
Middletown, CT 06457
For more information,
call Lynn Raicik at
Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.
What They Offer...
At each fair, attendees have the chance to meet with prospective employers, and can also take advantage of the following services:
Access to CTHires, our electronic job matching system, part of the nation’s largest internet employment service.
Veterans Services Representatives to provide assistance and guidance.
Information on Educational and Job Training Programs.
Information on employment and unemployment services.