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Get ready to get hired!

You’ve come to the right place to find a job. We can help you whether you’re looking for your first job, a new job, or you’re changing careers.


Find helpful information on:

  • Powerful job search tools
  • Job search tips and personal help 
  • Free and low-cost training, certificate, and classroom programs
  • And much more
Getting Started
Career Connect
Career ConneCT provides FREE training for high-demand careers. Register to earn the skills you need for a job in 4 to 24 weeks.
CT Hires
CTHires is Connecticut's one-stop shop for employment in the state. Create an account to search jobs, create résumés, and find education opportunities in one place.
American Job Center
American Job Centers offer individualized employment guidance from career counselors in-person and online.
Jobs & Careers

Explore Careers

Career Exploration Tools, Explore Careers by Industry, Career Exploration by Affinity

Find Jobs

Resources by Region, Workforce Development Board, American Job Centers, Job Listings

Prepare to Apply

Job Search Resources, Build a Resume, Write a Cover Letter, Prepare for Interviews, Negotiate Your Job Offer
Training & Education

Explore Training

All Industries, Manufacturing & Trades, Information, Technology, Healthcare & Biotech, Education

Find Training

Providers and Programs, Funding Opportunities, Training Opportunities by Affinity
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Training Support

Discover resources that can support you during the training process, organized by need and affinity.
Career Support

Career Support by Affinity

There are many resources across the state dedicated to supporting communities in finding jobs and job training. Discover programs you may be eligible for here.

Career Support by Need

There are many resources across the state dedicated to supporting communities in finding jobs and job training. Discover programs offering supportive resources like housing, childcare, transportation, and more.
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Employer Resources
The State of Connecticut and its partners have excellent resources to help you hire, train, and retain your workforce. There are additional resources that can also help you find diverse talent!