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American Job Center Career Coach 3a (1)

This 8-week course will cover computer basics, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Virtual classes take place weekly, on WEDNESDAYS, 10 am-12 pm

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The registration will remain open until the roster is full. In the event the workshop is full, you will be placed on the waiting list for the next scheduled class. Thank you for your understanding!

Power Point class

In-Person Career Coach 'Get Better at Power Point' Workshop,  February 29th -- Register Now!

Want to get good at using Microsoft PowerPoint? Come to our fun workshop, "Get Better at Microsoft PowerPoint," and learn how to make cool presentations. Whether you're new to it or know a bit already, this workshop is for you! 

What You'll Learn: 

  1. The Ribbon: Discover how to utilize the Ribbon, the central control center of PowerPoint, to leverage all tools and craft outstanding presentations. 

  2. Slides and Views: Learn the art of slide organization and manipulation, enabling you to customize your presentation to your exact preferences. 

  3. Enhancing Visual Appeal: Develop the ability to choose eye-catching themes and produce memorable slides that leave an impression on your audience. 

  4. Incorporating Content: Discover the methods for smoothly incorporating text, pictures, charts, and videos into your presentation to increase interest and engagement. 

  5. Presentation and Printing Tips: Gain insights into effectively delivering your presentation and the know-how of printing your work, ensuring seamless sharing and dissemination. 

  1. Hands on session: Practice session at the end. 

Intro to Excel class

In-Person Career Coach from American Job Center, The Basics of Excel Workshop, March 28th

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Come hang out with us for an exciting session about The Basics of Microsoft Excel! 

  • Think Excel is tough? No longer! Come to our workshop and participate in a fun, two-hour, hands-on session! 

  • Have you ever wondered how to create worksheets and workbooks? You'll learn how it's done from us! 

  • Don't be intimidated by those toolbars; learn what they are and how to utilize them so adding your information will be easy. 

  • Are you having trouble with numbers, budgets, or organizing information? You won't have to work hard to learn how to use Excel to make it easy! 

  • Learn about Auto Complete and AutoFill, your new friends that make filling out forms for home or work effortless. 

  • Although using Excel to help simplify your life may sound complicated, we'll turn you into a pro. 

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 Registration for in-person Stamford location classes is through the CTHires.com .


Youth Career Advancement Flyer-2023

YCA (Youth Career Advancement Training), a project of Career Resources, Inc., is a free 6–8-week program for individuals aged 16-24. We use a virtual classroom environment meeting Monday through Friday from 10:00AM-3:30PM. The format is meant to simulate and prepare participants for a “real world” work-environment.

YCA’s curriculum engages participants to challenge themselves in the following areas: setting goals, mapping out step-by-step action plans, life and attitudinal skills, professional development, work readiness, computer literacy, financial literacy, and a National Retail Federation customer service and sales credential (upon successful completion of the certification exam).

The next cohort begins on Monday, October 16, 2023. We cap enrollment at 12 to maintain individualized attention. Programs run throughout the year and enrollment is ongoing.

To learn more, please contact schneider@CareerResources.org 

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AtoZ databases is the Premier Job Search, Reference & Mailing List Database including 30 million business & executive profiles & 220 million residents. Ideal for sales leads mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more


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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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  • 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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