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  Step 5: Job Seeker Resources   
 5 Steps
Step 1 Find an Occupation
that is Right for You
Step 2 Learn About an Occupation
Step 3 Search for
Education & Training
Step 4 Search for
Jobs & Employers
Step 5 Job Seeker Resources
In this final step you will find guides and tips to help you land the job, as well as information on how to prosper in your chosen profession.
  • Job Seeker Resources will provide you with the tools you need to communicate with potential employers. They offer guidance in résumé and cover letter writing, preparing for an interview, salary negotiation, and the art of networking.

  • Need to speak to a job counselor? The Connecticut Workforce Investment System provides 14 local CT Works centers you can visit.

  • Search for Local Services is a tool to help you find services in your area. Search for a bus route to take you there, or find a certified facility to take care of your children during work hours.

  • Use our Job & Career Development links to find additional information on how to prosper and grow in your chosen field, or attend one of the Department of Labor's Job Fairs.

  • Veterans' Services is a good place to find information about Veterans' employment, training, and reemployment.

  • Workplace Laws and Regulations is the place to go to find answers to your questions about legal issues in the workplace.
 Job Seeker Resources
  Cover Letters & Thank You Notes
  Negotiating the Details of a Job Offer
  Additional Advice
 Job & Career Development
  Job Development
  Career Development
 Veterans' Services
 Workplace Laws and Regulations
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