Job & Unemployment Resources During COVID-19
- File an Unemployment Claim (CT Dept. of Labor)
- Live Unemployment Benefits Assistance – Live unemployment benefits coaches are now available through JobNow to help workers determine unemployment eligibility benefits and fill out applications. Go to “Unemployment Assistance” in the Career column.
- Goodwill Career Center Virtual Services (or call 860-856-2301)
FREE and confidential job assistance, including professional resume critique, proven interview techniques, up-to-date local and nationwide job search engines.
Live unemployment benefits coaches are now available through JobNow to help workers determine unemployment eligibility benefits and fill out applications. Go to “Unemployment Assistance” in the Career column.
FREE powerful tools and guidance to achieve your career goals, learn computer and workplace skills, prepare for occupational tests, and more!
Peterson’s Test and Career Prep
Gale Presents: Peterson’s Test and Career Prep (formerly called the Testing & Education Reference Center) features FREE online tools for high school, college, and career success! Use the resume builder to build a resume or cover letter from scratch or a template. Use practice tests to help you prepare for the SAT, GED, LSAT, MCAT, civil service test, Praxis exam, and more! Additionally, you can search for colleges and scholarships, take basic math and English/writing tutorials, and access the virtual career library.
Reference SolutionsReference Solutions (formerly Reference USA) provides FREE access to U.S. residential telephone numbers and listings, businesses, physicians, job/internship postings, and more!
Additional job resources:
- Town of Bloomfield Job Postings
- CT Dept. of Labor Employment & Training Services
- CT Hires
- CareerConneCT (career training opportunities)
- CT Paid Leave Authority (information about the new Paid Family & Medical Leave Act)
- CT Veterans (Platform to Employment)
- Educational Resources (brush up on technology and career skills)
- AARP Job Search (online job searching tips and tutorials)
- American Job Center (CT Dept. of Labor)
- Hartford’s American Job Center
- CareerBuilder Job Search & Career Assistance
- Glassdoor Job Search
- Idealist (non-profit jobs and volunteer opportunities)
- Indeed Job Search
- Jewish Employment Transition Services (open to everyone; no fees)
- O*Net Online (career exploration and job analysis)
- State of Connecticut Jobs (State of CT government jobs)
- USA Jobs (U.S. Federal Government jobs)
- U.S. Work Visas
- Veterans Benefits – Employment Services (U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
- Veterans Job Resources (from ZipRecruiter)