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The New Rules for Landing a Job in the Covid Era.
Wall Street Journal (Online); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]02 Sep 2020

Company creating 627 seasonal jobs.
TCA Regional News; Chicago [Chicago]16 Sep 2020

34 things you should remove from your résumé immediately.
Business Insider, US edition; New York [New York]17 Sep 2020.

How to network from home.
Chicago Tribune (Online) , Chicago: Tribune Publishing Company, LLC. Sep 19, 2020

How to Ask for a Raise During the Covid Pandemic.
Wall Street Journal (Online) ; New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]19 Sep 2020

Cyber Swindlers Using Pandemic To Find and Hire Unwitting Aides.
New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]19 Sep 2020

Talking to Children About Job Loss During the Pandemic.
New York Times , Late Edition (East Coast); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]16 Aug 2020.

Job Market for MBA Graduates
Thomas, Patrick . Wall Street Journal (Online) ; New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]31 Aug 2020.

Staying Afloat: A Pandemic Financial Guide for Millennials
Aridi, Sara . New York Times , Late Edition (East Coast); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]29 Aug 2020.

How to Stay Focused While Working From Home
Wall Street Journal (Online) ; New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]30 Aug 2020

Los Angeles Times; Los Angeles, Calif. [Los Angeles, Calif]15 Aug 2020

Wall Street Journal, Eastern edition; New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]17 Dec 2019

5 Ways to Address Gaps in Your Resume

How to keep your career moving forward—even in a pandemic

How To Spot Job Search Scams And Protect Yourself

Interview Questions You Should Be Prepared to Answer
This online course has a career counselor walk you through optimizing your resume for any industry — Coursera class free until December 31, 2020

Acing the online job interview. Chicago Tribune (Online) , Chicago: Tribune Publishing Company, LLC. Aug 4, 2020  

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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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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