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Career Coach In-Person Sessions Return to NPL

Job search assistance with resume critique 

Drop-in service offering individual assistance on: 
Monday, October 4, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm 
Monday, December 6, 10:00 lam - 12:00 pm & 1;00 - 3:00 pm

Career Coach is going back to in-person sessions with the computer-equipped bus stationed in front of the library starting in July.   Attendees will get help with varied aspects of job search: resume, LinkedIn profile, job search strategy and resources, etc. Bring your resumes and job search related questions. All sessions will have a lunch break from 12:00 - 1:00 pm 

No registration required, for more information, email vkramer@norwalkpl.org

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Full Day Excel Workshops Monday, November 1/ Register

Part 1:  Beginner workshop 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Part 2:  Intermediate workshop 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to use Excel spreadsheet software in two-part (introduction and advanced) workshop. Attendance of both sessions is not required but recommended. Seating is limited, so registration for this workshop is required. 
There will have a lunch break from 12:00 - 1:00 pm 

For further questions, email vkramer@norwalkpl.org

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​Job Search Articles 


Job market in 2021
Work's Future, by the Numbers --- September is ushering in a weird season,
as the question of where we do our jobs remains in limbo.

Wall Street Journal, 13 Sep 2021
Walmart Ends Store Clerk Bonuses.
Wall Street Journal,  10 Sep 2021
10 US cities, including New York, DC, and San Francisco, lost almost all their business travel revenue this year.
Business Insider,  16 Sep 2021
August Job Growth Disappoints: Unemployment drops, wages rise.
HRNews,  03 Sep 2021
Job Openings Remain Robust, Though In-Person Postings Slipped in August; Supply of labor remained constrained as pandemic-related unemployment benefits came to an end.
Wall Street Journal,  08 Sep 2021
New Hires May Face New Terms: Vaccination.
New York Times, 06 Sep 2021
Amazon Dangles Free Bachelor's Degrees as New Perk in Fight for U.S. Workers; E-commerce giant will expand college education benefit as it battles to hire hourly workers in tight U.S. labor market.
Wall Street Journal,   09 Sep 2021
Walmart to End Quarterly Bonuses for Store Workers; Retailer says the benefit, part of potential compensation of hundreds of thousands of workers, would be rolled into their hourly wages.
Wall Street Journal,   09 Sep 2021
Experience, Education, Vaccination: The New Qualifications for Job Seekers. New York Times   Aug 28, 2021
Americans expect to make job changes: Survey: 55% of workers will seek new gig in a year. Bankrate.com.

Chicago Tribune,  01 September 2021
The Work-From-Home Economy and the Urban Job Outlook.
New York Times,  03 September 2021
Getting paid to move to a small town.
The Washington Post,   28 August 2021
New surveys show how pandemic workplace policies are shifting.
New York Times,  01 September 2021
2021 Best Employers By State
Inc. Best Workplaces 2021
Benefit Cutoffs Failing to Ease Labor Shortfall.
New York Times, 21 Aug 2021
Best, worst states for job opportunities.
Fast Company,  15 Aug 2021
The Top 100 Software Companies of 2021
Lower-paying fields reach a milestone: $15 an hour.
The Washington Post,  09 Aug 2021
Jobs Postings Requiring Covid-19 Vaccination Jump in Past Month; Vaccination requirement for new hires nearly doubles,
report shows; McDonald's, Walmart among companies requiring shots.

Wall Street Journal,  13 Aug 2021
Walmart Offers Bonuses, Raises to Warehouse Teams.
Wall Street Journal,  07 Aug 2021
iHire’s 2021 State of Online Recruiting Report Illustrates Job Market Recovery & Talent Shortage
Denver Becomes Landing Spot for Job Candidates; Dallas-Fort Worth, Phoenix and Austin Metros Rank as Top 3 for Growth, as 
Small Business Jobs Index
Here’s What's Going To Happen In The Job Market Over The Next Four Months
Best Workplaces 2021: 429 Companies That Make Work Worth It
Top 10 Highest Paying Jobs For 2021

Job seekers advice
It's time for a new start.
Chicago Tribune,  12 Sep 2021
A Job Offer That Seems Too Good to Be True? It May Be a Scam. Fake offers are showing up on LinkedIn, Indeed and other employment-search sites. And they are costing the victims a lot of money.
Wall Street Journal,   08 September 2021.
Careers are no longer ladders. How to develop professionally when job opportunities these days are winding,
unique and changeable.

Fast Company,  05 September 2021
Top 3 Skills Needed to Land an Online Job.
CareerAlley,   04 September 2021
A new employee’s criminal history could raise questions from the public. Here’s how to respond.
The Washington Post,  02 September 2021
4 Career Resources You Forgot to Consider.
CareerAlley,  30 August 2021
3 Job Search Strategies That Will Make You Forget About Traditional Methods.
CareerAlley, 03 September 2021
Connect And Relate To Your Personal Brand
Thinking about joining the Great Resignation?
Chicago Tribune,  22 Aug 2021
Here are all the ways your boss can legally monitor you.
The Washington Post,  20 August 2021
The 5 Best Job Search Engines.
CareerAlley, 18 August 2021
Vacancies on Facebook or Twitter? Tips to find a job on social networks.
17 August 2021
Remote Work Nearly Killed Email Etiquette. Let's Bring It Back.
TCA Regional News,  15 August 2021
What Killer Marketing Can (And Cannot) Do For Your Job Search
Should You Be Honest in the Exit Interview? --- As more employees head out the door, their talks with HR are heating up.
4 Pointers To Help You Get Hired In The Post-Pandemic Era
The Return Of The QR Code And What It Means For Your Personal Brand
Wall Street Journal,  09 Aug 2021
TikTok and other social media channels: A recruiting avenue worth exploring? BenefitsPRO;  Aug 3, 2021
  ZipRecruiter vs LinkedIn. CareerAlley.

Weblog post.  03 August 2021
How Honest Should You Be During Your Exit Interview? Burnout. Toxic work cultures. Return-to-the-office fears. As more employees head out the door, their talks with HR are heating up.
Wall Street Journal,  06 Aug 2021
How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile
Purdue Global University Blog
How to Write a Stellar Elevator Pitch
How to Write a Professional Bio
Checkr Launches Expungement Solution and Sets Goal to Clear 1,000 Job Seekers’ Records for Free
How to spot a toxic culture by reading between the lines of a job ad.
Three Steps To Level And Power Up Your Network To Elevate Your Career
Seven Things To Never Ask About During A Job Interview
Worried About A Gap In Your Resume As A Result Of The Pandemic? Here’s How To Handle It
Indeed Career Guide
To Find Your Next Job More Quickly, Tell Your Community You’re Open to Work
The 8 Best Online Tools For Your Job Hunt In 2021
themuse - 7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)
Forbes - Lots Of Career Interests? How To Show You’re Flexible But Not Unfocused-
Vault - 4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Skills and jobs in demand
September Update -  SkillUp Career Group Coaching
Amazon Plans to Hire 125,000, Add 100 Facilities.
Wall Street Journal,  15 Sep 2021
Carriers Seek Seasonal Workers.
Wall Street Journal,  10 Sep 2021
Want to Drive A School Bus? You're Hired. 
New York Times,  17 Sep 2021
Do We Have the Skills To Build Back Better?
New York Times,   13 Sep 2021
Technology Skills That Increase Job Security and Growth.
HRNews.  Sep 14, 2021
Building the Trade Workforce of the Future: Stanley Black & Decker Launches 5-Year,
$25 Million Commitment to Train More Than 3 Million Skilled Trade Workers.

PR Newswire, 14 Sep 2021
20 jobs of the future that will take off when the pandemic is finally over.
Business Insider, 14 Sep 2021
U.S. Employers Look To Hire At Record Pace But Talent Shortage Remains Above Global Average:
Employers in the U.S. report the highest Q4 hiring prospects of all 43 countries surveyed.

PR Newswire, 14 Sep 2021
Coursera Industry Skills Report highlights critical skills gaps as digital transformation investments
accelerate across all major industries

Where The Big Freelance Opportunities Are Now: Tech Insights From Coursera
The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs And Careers For The Next 10 Years
WorkInSports Publishes Inaugural State of Sports Hiring Report: Survey of 340 U.S. job seekers in the sports industry hints at "Great Resignation" and skills gap as sports attempts its comeback.
PR Newswire,  08 September 2021
U.S. Postal Service Now Hiring Seasonal Employees Nationwide In Preparation for 2021 Holiday Season: - USPS seeking great people to deliver for local communities and our nation during the busiest time of the year for mail and package deliveries.
PR Newswire,   08 September 2021
Hiring Rate Slows As Grip of Variant Hinders Recovery.
New York Times,  04 September 2021
IT Leaders Adjust Hiring Strategies With Tech Talent Even More in Demand; IT job market has added about 13,000 positions during each month of 2021 so far.
Wall Street Journal,  09 September 2021
Tech Companies Accelerate Hiring as Other Industries Slow Employment Growth, CompTIA Analysis Finds.
PR Newswire,  03 September 2021
Vermont has a new solution to tackle the labor crunch: It will pay you $7,500 to move and work in one of its most in-demand jobs. Business Insider,  03 September 2021
Software Development Ranks as Top Career Path Among Gen Z in New CloudBees Survey.
Business Wire   09 September 2021
More Companies Are Looking to Hire Accessibility Specialists; Effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, lawsuits, and diversity and inclusion efforts explain the increase in accessibility job postings, advocates and executives say.
Wall Street Journal, 01 September 2021
Fidelity to Add 9,000 More Jobs --- Continued hiring spree follows the increase in individual investors, drawn to market rally.
Wall Street Journal, 01 September 2021
Walmart Will Add 20,000 Workers to Supply-Chain Operations This Year; The push to add permanent hires ahead of the holidays signals the growing role delivery and distribution play in retail competition.
Wall Street Journal,   01 September 2021
High Pay for Nurses Fuels Staffing Woes.
Wall Street Journal,  30 August 2021
Amazon Announces Career Day 2021—America’s Biggest Recruiting Event, with Over 40,000 Corporate and Tech Jobs Available in the U.S., and Programming to Help Both Current and Future Employees Grow Their Careers.
Business Wire,   01 September 2021
Zillow is hiring 2,000 workers, with salaries as high as $325K
Labor Shortages: The Disconnect and Possible Solutions
For E-Commerce Logistics Firm Radial, Christmas Is Coming Early. Very Early. The fulfillment and
warehousing provider is making preparations for the holiday shipping season well ahead of schedule,
with an eye on clogged global supply chains and the Delta variant.

Wall Street Journal,  22 August 2021
THE NEXT HOT JOBS: The most in-demand jobs center around tech, health care,
e-commerce and mortgage lending. And that's just for starters.

Crain's Chicago Business,  23 August 2021
How ‘gray collar’ workers became the overlooked essential employee.
Employee Benefit News, 16 August 2021
Nearly 2 Million Part-Time and Flex Hour Jobs Posted in US Last Month; Back to School Could Mean Back to Work For Parents: 60% increase in these jobs from last year, finds PeopleReady, providing flexibility for parents looking to get back into the workforce.
PR Newswire,  18 August 2021
Aldi to Hire 20,000 U.S. Workers, Ramping Up in Tight Labor Market.
Wall Street Journal,  17 August 2021
7 key data points on the cybersecurity skills shortage.
CSO,  19 August 2021
These Industries Added the Most Remote Jobs During the Pandemic, and Talent Is Tight
Biden wants to create clean energy jobs. Here's what they might look like.
Los Angeles Times, 12 August 2021
The Fry Cook That Never Calls in Sick --- In a tight labor market, fast-food companies are turning to robots to staff the kitchen. Wall Street Journal,  07 Aug 2021
Connecticut nonprofit preparing to resettle Afghan refugees who aided U.S. troops.
Hartford Courant, 06 August 2021
Where cases are plentiful, nurses in short supply.
The Washington Post,  13 August 2021
U.S. Struggles to Find Firefighters.
Wall Street Journal,  10 August 2021
The upending of the tech talent market; Workers have the upper hand as employers struggle to fill
hundreds of thousands of IT jobs.

Los Angeles Times,  02 Aug 2021
The Cybersecurity 202: The government’s facing a severe shortage of cyber workers when it needs them the most.
The Washington Post , 02 August 2021
Precision Machining Jobs Account for 7 of the Top 25 High Paying Jobs - No College Degree Required.
Production Machining,  August 2021
New CyberSN Marketplace Empowers Cybersecurity Professionals to Take Ownership of their Careers and Enables Organizations to Build Their Teams for Lasting Success.
Business Wire,  02 August 2021
Udemy July Workplace Learning Index Spotlights Top In-Demand Global Skills.
Business Wire, 05 August 2021
Contact tracing makes a comeback.

The Washington Post  01 Aug 2021
Companies Struggle to Keep Their Tech Workers From Logging Off; In seller's market for IT talent,
CIOs redouble efforts to retain skilled workers.

College Majors With the Highest Unemployment
College Majors With the Lowest Unemployment
Jobs in in-demand careers
The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now
SkillsBuild, a free digital platform that helps job seekers prepare for new careers in technology by developing technology and professional skills
For College Graduates
Young Workers Quit Jobs to Plot New Paths --- With hiring on rise, some opt to take a breather.
Wall Street Journal, 30 August 2021  
Top 5 Cities for Building a Career in Wealth Management.
Barron's  23 August  2021
College Majors With the Lowest Unemployment 
Is Graduate School Worth the Cost? Students weigh tuition, debt and job prospects to assess
the value of an advanced degree in their fields.

Wall Street Journal, 10 Aug 2021
High Debts, Low Pay Take Luster Off Law School --- Graduates leave University of Miami
and other good programs with six-figure loans.

Wall Street Journal,  04 Aug 2021
2021 Grad’s Guide to Getting Hired
The 10 Best Remote Career Fields For New College Grads
Career website for college students
A job-search game plan for the class of 2021

For formerly incarcerated 
If You Paid Your Debt to Society, You Should Be Allowed to Work: Guest Essay. Dimon, Jamie.
New York Times,  Aug 4, 2021

For older workers

Grand Forks Herald (ND), April 18, 2021
5 Remote Job Search Tips for Older Workers

Career change
Women turn COVID's setbacks into opportunity; The pandemic has spurred a wave of entrepreneurship,
particularly among first-timers seeking a change.

Los Angeles Times  16 Sep 2021
ValueWalk: New Study Reveals Career Change Statistics And Trends During The Pandemic.
Weblog post. Newstex   Sep 14, 2021
How to Prepare for Taking a Career Break; The 'Great Resignation' is on. Here's what to do about your finances before embarking on the slowdown you've been craving.
Wall Street Journal,  10 September 2021
Navigate a career crossroads with this 5-point assessment.
Fast Company,  05 September 2021
Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life
Seeking Not Just a Raise, but a Career.
New York Times,  20 August 2021
Career Changers Seek Better Work-Life Balance, Ahead of Better Pay: FlexJobs Survey: Survey finds 68% of workers today are potential career changers, but roughly 1 in 5 are worried they will fail.
PR Newswire,  16 August 2021
Nearly a third of U.S. workers under 40 considered changing careers during the pandemic.
The Washington Post,  16 August 2021

Résumé
AI tools that companies use to scan resumes are stopping 27 million people finding new jobs, a Harvard report says.
Business Insider,  08 September 2021
The Millions of Resumes Employers May Never See --- Automated-hiring systems can exclude
desirable candidates as demand for labor rises.

Wall Street Journal,  04 September 2021
How To Include Excel Skills on Your Resume *** Excel Spotlight
It's time to retool your résumé: Show what you've learned during pandemic with these updates.
Fast Company,  22 August 2021
How a Video Résumé Can Get You Hired in the Covid-19 Job Market; Young professionals and new graduates are gravitating to visual résumés. Here are the types of employers scouting video talent on TikTok and LinkedIn.
Wall Street Journal,   20 August 2021
Branding Statement vs. Objective For Your Resume.
CareerAlley, 19 August 2021
5 Keys To Transforming Your Resume
How To Revamp Your CV In 30 Minutes
How to make a video resume
Are ATSs ignoring your resume?
6 Tips for Building a Stellar Tech Resume
Five Damaging CV Issues And How To Fix Them
How to land a job by tailoring your résumé and cover letter to appeal to bots
Recruiter And ATS Expert Shares Resume Dos, Don’ts And ATS Myths
How to Optimize Your Resume for an ATS
Résumé Builder for active duty military and veterans transitioning to civilian careers
Fall Back: Navigating Life Now: Stand Out at Work, Wherever You May Be. Wall Street Journal, 07 Sep 2021
How to write a cover letter
Résumé Builder - Cover letter examples
Résumé Builder -  Résumé examples

LinkedIn
7 Free LinkedIn Features to Use in Your Job Search
How to upload your resume in a LinkedIn profile or add it to a job application.
Business Insider,  26 August 2021
Managing LinkedIn With Multiple Remote Jobs
How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile
Purdue Global University Blog
A Better Way to Address Career Gaps
Had to take career gaps? LinkedIn’s latest feature helps you explain
These InMails Get the Best Response Rates, LinkedIn Data Reveals
Career experts share their 24 best LinkedIn Premium networking tips, from finding contacts to writing a captivating first message. Business Insider, 20 Apr 2021
From Linkedin latest survey: The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now
99 LinkedIn Profile Tips
Should You Use LinkedIn’s #OpenToWork
The 31 Best LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers
Find Jobs on LinkedIn – Best Practices
LinkedIn Profile Tips for Standing Out and Making Connections

Difficult questions to answer in a job interview. 
CE Noticias Financieras,  10 Sep 2021
4 interview responses hiring managers see right through. 
Fast Company,  29 August 2021
5 Common Interview Mistakes and How to Fix Them
6 interview red flags that are concerning enough to reconsider an offer
Don’t Forget to Do This Before a Job Interview
12 Excel Interview Questions and Answers To Help You Prepare *** Excel Spotlight
A hostile job interviewer can tell you everything you need to know.
The Washington Post,  26 August 2021
8 Tough Interview Questions and Answers to Ace Them
How to respond intelligently in job interviews.
Noticias Financieras,  17 August  2021
Ask HR: Should I Disclose My History with Depression When an Interviewer Asks About Gaps in My Employment?
HRNews,  13 August 2021
Jobseekers: These 4 interview responses are BS that hiring managers see right through
The rise of never-ending job interviews
Answers To New Employer Job Interview Questions
Landmines To Watch Out For When Interviewing For A New Job
Interview Questions & Answers
How To Fail A Job Interview
Got a Job Offer? Here’s How to Negotiate Your Salary. Practice with the WSJ’s interactive chatbot on getting the best salary after you’ve been offered a new position
The Ultimate Guide: How to Prepare for a Phone Interview
themuse - job interview tips
Avoid these 7 résumé mistakes if you want a job interview
How To Handle Salary Questions In An Interview
10 Unexpected Interview Questions to Get Unrehearsed Answers

Salary Negotiation 
Should Moving Somewhere Cheaper Mean a Pay Cut? --- Employees push back against the idea that they should make less if they relocate; 'That's what I'm valued at whether I live in Mississippi or Mars.'
Wall Street Journal,  11 Sep 2021
Preparation and calm, the keys to a good negotiator.
CE Noticias Financieras,   13 Sep 2021
Zillow Is Abandoning The Antiquated Location-Based Pay System
Salary Negotiation Tactics For Your Next Job Offer
How to Write a Salary Negotiation Email
When to Bring A Rival Offer To Your Boss --- Weigh your options before starting a negotiation over leaving your job.
Wall Street Journal, 23 August 2021
Big Tech salaries revealed: How much engineers, developers, and product managers make at companies including Amazon, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Intel, Uber, IBM, and Salesforce.
Business Insider,  24 August 2021
More Employers Post Salary Ranges to Attract Workers: Sectors reporting labor shortages more often listing pay.
HRNews, 16 August 2021
Employee Benefits in a Hybrid Office: Companies say it makes sense to expand some benefits, while others become less crucial. Wall Street Journal,   16 Aug 2021
Jobseekers: This is exactly what you need to know to get paid fairly
The counteroffer: here’s how to get that bump
Major Red Flags To Look For Before Accepting The Job

Hybrid/Remote work
The Complicated Commute --- Workers push back on office returns, saying Covid-19 makes them reluctant to use mass transit. Wall Street Journal,  15 Sep 2021
Fall Back: Navigating Life Now: Stand Out at Work, Wherever You May Be.
Wall Street Journal, 07 September 2021
The Winners of Remote Work.
New York Times,  31 August 2021
Here to Help; How Parents Can Ask for Flexibility When Offices Reopen (Part 1)
New York Times,   01 September 2021
 Goldman Sachs mandates vaccines for its workers and visitors.
New York Times  24 August 2021
CVS, Disney among outfits beefing up vaccine mandates.
The Washington Post,   25 August 2021
Hosting a meeting? These tips can keep it from being a dud.
The Washington Post,   26 August 2021
Jobs Postings Requiring Covid-19 Vaccination Jump in Past Month.
Dow Jones Institutional News, 13 August 2021
Survey Finds Hybrid Work Will Vary By City, Company Size And Job Type Post-Pandemic: - Boston, San Francisco and Philadelphia most popular U.S. cities for hybrid work in the future, Robert Half research shows.
PR Newswire,   17 August 2021
How to Earn Credit and Visibility for Remote Work.
Wall Street Journal,   20 August 2021
Everybody Has Gone Back to The Office. Except You: What if you're one of the few employees who have chosen to remain remote? How do you stay relevant -- and productive?
Wall Street Journal, 02 Aug 2021
Will Remote Workers Get Left Behind in the Hybrid Office?
New York Times, 05 August 2021
Top 10 Cities for Remote Work: Virtual Vocations Announces 2021 List: A new report from one of the web's leading remote job boards names the top 10 U.S. cities for remote work in 2021.
PR Newswire,  03 Aug 2021

Vaccines in the workplace
Honor System Now Rules in Workplaces.
Wall Street Journal,  15 Sep 2021
Big Truckers Say Vaccine Mandate Could Push Drivers Away; Companies worry that testing
requirement also poses logistics hurdle for workers on the road.

Wall Street Journal, 14 Sep 2021

Burnout
Fall Back: Navigating Life Now: As Autumn Brings On Uncertainty, Retrain Your Brain --- Resetting and thriving will take extra effort as the pandemic persists.
Wall Street Journal, 07 Sep 2021
Work From Home? 6 Ways to Stay Focused and Avoid Burnout; Lonely and monotonous, remote workdays are leaving us with wandering attention spans and productivity slumps. Here, tips to regain your WFH focus. 
Wall Street Journal, 08 September 2021
Preventing Burnout as a Working Mom.

Web sites referenced in this week's articles:
Hidden Workers: Untapped Talent report
CompTIA Tech Jobs Report

https://www.joblist.com/

https://skillhub.com/
https://www.hiration.com/
https://www.sourceabled.com/ Job board for workers with disabilities

https://www.incrediblehealth.com/ platform for nurse hiring 
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/accelerateskills/nyc/  program providing upskilling and cross-skilling digital courses
https://www.manpowergroupusa.com/meos  3Qt 2021 hiring outlook survey

Break Through Tech program

Glassdoor Companies Hiring 
The 27 Highest-Paying Trade Jobs — No Bachelor’s Degree Required
SideHusl - provides help navigating gig economy, job listings, ideas, tips on freelancing
ConnectRN - site connecting nurses with facilities in need of part-time nursing help

As Connecticut begins to reopen businesses and the economy, there are several resources available to support job-seekers and businesses get back to work quickly and safely. Governor Lamont and the state have forged several partnerships to provide residents with job-training for in-demand skills, and custom job portals with open positions across the state.

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ct work metrix
indeed
  • Step-Up - (Subsidized Training and Employment Program)
  • Zippia -  A site for job seekers who want to empower their career aspirations with knowledgeable data.


Local Career Centers


American Job Center - Southwest - Job search offered at no cost - open to everyone. Located in Bridgeport, Derby & Stamford.

American Job Center - How Can We Help You? - An explanation of our services and who to contact for each service.

American Job Center Career Coach - "...a One-Stop on wheels and mobile classroom which brings career services and computer training to you!"

Goodwill Career Centers: 15 Cross Street. Norwalk, CT Phone: 203-840-0361
They provide FREE job prep classes-Resume Writing, Job Searching, Interview Skills, Cover Letter writing, etc. Every day including Saturday, Except Wednesdays. There is a calendar of classes at the Main Reference Desk. They also have one-on-one job counseling (not just for Goodwill jobs). Scroll down to the Norwalk Goodwill entry for a link to their current calendar of classes.


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