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Our LMI Publications page, where you will see the titles of all our publications, is another resource to help in your job search. You can read these publications at our centers or order them for your continued use. They contain data (tables or charts along with text) which have been collected, analyzed, and organized especially for the convenience of our readers.
The Office of Research occasionally undertakes special studies and projects of importance to the State on topics relevant to the labor market, workforce, and the workforce development system. See Occasional Papers & Reports for a complete listing.
Connecticut Your Job Search Guide Connecticut Your Job Search Guide
Provides job seekers with a complete guide to developing a job search plan. Topics include skills assessment, deciding on a career, resume tips, networking, interview preparation, electronic resumes, cover letters, thank you letters, and various resources for career planning and job development.
Connecticut Career Paths Connecticut Career Paths: 2013
Narrative descriptions of over 150 occupations with number employed, job openings, training required, education & training sites and salary info. Includes articles on writing a great résumé, using the Internet for career & job development, choosing a career, hot jobs in CT, health occupations, CT's school-to-career initiative, and programs & resources available to help people with job and career decisions.
Soaring to New Heights...Connecticut Job Outlook by Training Level 2006 - 2016 Soaring to New Heights - CT Job Outlook by Training Level 2006-16
Provides information on over 130 occupations in demand in the Connecticut job market through the year 2016. Occupations by education and training requirement, and includes forecasted annual job openings and the hourly wage range for each occupation.
Connecticut Career Resource Network Update Connecticut Career Resource Network Update
The CCRN Update is published three times a year by the Department of Labor, Office of Research and the Connecticut Career Resource Network. It provides individuals in the educational and occupational training communities with information on resources and upcoming events. Articles include reviews of new Web sites and books, occupational descriptions, announcements of conferences and job fairs, and other articles of interest.
Connecticut Career Posters Connecticut Career Posters
Colorful, at-a-glance illustrations of job journeys in each of CT's 16 career clusters. Each poster includes information on some of Connecticut's in-demand occupations within each career cluster, grouped by level of education or training required and average annual wage.
Connecticut Careers - Start Now! A Look at Connecticut's Entry-Level Occupations Start Now! A Look at Connecticut's Entry-Level Occupations
Provides information on 33 occupations that require little or no post-secondary education and/or work experience. Each occupational profile contains a job description, wages, current employment and projected job openings, basic job requirements, typical workplaces and industries that employ the occupation, where to get additional training and support services to help advance in the career.
2008 Higher Education: Building Connecticut’s Workforce (pdf, 2.4MB) 2008 Higher Education: Building Connecticut’s Workforce (pdf, 2.4MB)
A comprehensive report on employment outcomes for graduates of the public college system. Provides a summary of employment and earnings experience for students who graduated from one of Connecticut’s 18 public colleges in 2008, as well as more detailed information on these employed graduates by industry sector, college and degree program.
2007 Higher Education: Building Connecticut’s Workforce (pdf, 2,765KB) 2007 Higher Education: Building Connecticut’s Workforce (pdf, 2,765KB)
The archived report on employment outcomes for graduates of the public college system. Provides a summary of employment and earnings experience for students who graduated from one of Connecticut’s 18 public colleges in 2007, as well as more detailed information on these employed graduates by industry sector, college and degree program.
2006 Higher Education: Building Connecticut’s Workforce (pdf, 3,200KB) 2006 Higher Education: Building Connecticut’s Workforce (pdf, 3,200KB)
The archived report on employment outcomes for graduates of the public college system. Provides a summary of employment and earnings experience for students who graduated from one of Connecticut’s 18 public colleges in 2006, as well as more detailed information on these employed graduates by industry sector, college and degree program.
2004 Higher Education: Building Connecticut’s Workforce (pdf, 3,840KB) 2004 Higher Education: Building Connecticut’s Workforce (pdf,3,840KB)
The archived report summarizes employment and earnings results for students who graduated from one of the State’s 18 public colleges in 2004, and provides more detailed information on these employed graduates by industry sector, college and degree program.
Connecticut’s Middle-Skill Jobs Connecticut’s Middle-Skill Jobs  (pdf, 342KB)
Connecticut has more middle-skill jobs than low- or high-skill jobs. Over the next decade, strong growth in middle-skill jobs and wages is expected as the demand continues to rise. In Connecticut, it is projected that nearly four out of every ten job openings (new and replacement) will require only middle-skills. Overall, the demand for middle-skills is likely to grow rapidly over the next decade and beyond – both overall and within key sectors.
Connecticut Workforce Demands and the Implications for Education (pdf, 1,482KB) CT Workforce Demands & the Implications for Education   (pdf, 1,4MB)
Describes the major economic trends in the state of CT in relationship to their effect upon employment over the next 10 years. As Connecticut's economy continues to grow in the direction of a "knowledge economy," i.e., an economy in which knowledge possessed by workers becomes the most valuable economic commodity, the investment in CT's educational infrastructure becomes correspondingly more important.
Good Jobs Don't Always Require a Degree Good Jobs Don't Always Require a Degree  (pdf, 464KB)
This is a tri-fold pamphlet that provides information about jobs and career paths that do not require a college degree.
Connecticut Occupational Employment and Wages - 2009 (pdf, 414KB) Connecticut Occupational Employment and Wages - 2009 (pdf, 414KB)
Provides accurate and meaningful wage information to employers, job seekers, counselors, students, planners of vocational education programs, economic developers, Regional Workforce Development Boards, and others.
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