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These Are the Jobs Being Destroyed by COVID-19
Glassdoor Workplace Trends 2021
LinkedIn Workforce Report, November 2020
The Most In-Demand Jobs Right Now
10 Unexpected Interview Questions to Get Unrehearsed Answers

Don’t Fear the Robots, and Other Lessons From a Study of the Digital Economy.
New York Times, 17 Nov 2020.

How to Change Careers: Find What to Pursue Next.
Wall Street Journal, 19 Nov 2020

How to Give Two Weeks' Notice Without Burning Bridges.
Wall Street Journal, 20 Nov 2020.

Networking in a pandemic: 4 rules for how to connect effectively.
Chicago Tribune, 23 Nov 2020

How to Write a Thank-You Email After an Interview
Wall Street Journal, 17 Nov 2020

'Work from anywhere' is here to stay
Los Angeles Times, 15 Nov 2020

Jobs That Pay Well Require More Than Degrees
NASDAQ OMX's News Release Distribution Channel; 19 Nov 2020

How To Strategize Your Job Search
Forbes, November 16, 2020

Best Job Search Sites Based on In-Depth Reviews,, November 16, 2020

18 Résumé Writing Tips to Get You Noticed
Wall Street Journal (Online) 11 Nov 2020

How to Network and Meet the Right People
Wall Street Journal (Online) 11 Nov 2020

How to Prepare for a Job Interview
Wall Street Journal (Online) 11 Nov 2020

How to Write a Cover Letter That Stands Out
Wall Street Journal (Online) 11 Nov 2020

Logistics Hiring Surges on Restocking, ECommerce Sales; Warehousing companies added 28,100 jobs last month,
while parcel and trucking employment is expanding

Wall Street Journal (Online) 6 Nov 2020

Résumé Formats to Play Up Your Strengths
Wall Street Journal (Online) 11 Nov 2020
Want a solid start-up? First, find a 'pain point'
Los Angeles Times 08 Nov 2020

Where to Search for Jobs: Finding Your Next Opportunity
Wall Street Journal (Online) 11 Nov 2020

Use this exact script to talk to your boss if you're struggling with anxiety or depression at work.
Business Insider, 03 Nov 2020

10 most pressing skills to develop while exploring jobs in today’s corporate world
Financial Express 02 Nov 2020

The upskilling economy: 7 companies investing millions of dollars in retraining American workers so they can find better jobs  Business Insider, 02 Nov 2020

The New Rules for Networking --- As Covid-19 derails in-person meetings, career experts advise on virtual tactics for schmoozing, Wall Street Journal, 02 Nov 2020

Looking for Job Advice? Try TikTok.
New York Times, Nov 2, 2020.

CareerAlley: 4 Tips To Help You Prepare For Job Hunting In The New Normal
CareerAlley Weblog Nov 2, 2020.

How fintechs profit from human potential,
IntelligentHQ  Nov 2, 2020.

Tap LinkedIn for Career Opportunities.
New York Times  Oct 31, 2020

Recent college graduate spotlight:

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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AtoZ Databases
Hoonuit - You have access to online, on-demand video training tutorials on the most popular software. (Atomic Training)
JobNow has expert resume assistance, live interview coaching and tips and resources to help start your job search.
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

AtoZ databases Intro Videos - Whether you are new to the application or need some assistance in navigating AtoZdatabases, these videos will provide the guidance you are looking for. Includes videos on how to search for a job, how to interview,& how not to interview.
  • 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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