Business & Career RESOURCES

Russell Library Career Program

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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

Middlesex Chamber


MIDDLETOWN WORKER PREPARATION PROGRAM

 

The Middletown Worker Preparation Program has been a valu

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 lorenzo@middlesexchamber.com

Workforce Alliance

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Delivers employment solutions that connect people with jobs and employers with skilled workers in South Central CT.

There is never a charge to the job seeker or to the employer.


Middletown American Job Center

272 South Main Street, Middletown, CT

(860) 347-7691

Career Onestop

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  • Your source for employment information and inspiration
  • The place to manage your career
  • Your pathway to career success
  • Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals
  • Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor

Mission:

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.

Vision:

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.

MEWS+

Middletown Entrepreneur Community & Co-Working Space

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!

Phone:

860-347-6924

Email:

info@themewsplus.co

Middlesex Chamber of Commerce

393 Main St.

2nd Floor via rear entrance

Middletown, CT 06457


 

National Career Readiness Certificate

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For more information,

 call Lynn Raicik at

Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. 

860-282-4297

or e-mail

 LRaicik@ccat.us

Connecticut Career Fairs

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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.


More to come

      

More to come

    

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