Prepare to Apply
Job Search Resources
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CTHires Job Seeker Events
Create a free CTHires account to find job fairs and career workshops and have job postings sent directly to your inbox.
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Attend a Job Fair
The CT Department of Labor collects recruitment and hiring event information for careers across the state.
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Networking for Young Professionals
Go to CT for Me for opportunities to network with other young professionals in CT either virtually or in-person.
Job Application Resources
Learn how to apply
Applying for a job can be a long and stressful process. The resources below can help make your search easier.
Build a resume
Register for a CTHires account to access this easy-to-use tool that helps you create, store, update, and post your resume online.
Get step-by-step guidance in building out your resume using the CareerOneStop guide.
Use this in-depth guide with resources on formatting, content, writing, and preview sample resumes. Get help with your resume.
Write a Cover Letter
Register for a CTHires account to access this easy-to-use tool that helps you create, store, and update the letters you will need during a job search.
Get step-by-step guidance in building out your cover letter using the CareerOneStop guide. Get help with your cover letter.
Use this in-depth guide with resources on formatting, content, writing, and preview sample cover letters. Get help with your cover letter.
Prepare for Interviews
Explore key tips from the Department of Labor on how to navigate applying via job boards. Learn more at CTDOL.
Want to learn the secrets of successful interviewing and negotiating? Research and practice using the CareerOneStop guide.
Getting an interview can often feel like an accomplishment in itself, but it is only the beginning if you are going to land the offer.
Negotiate Your Job Offer
Get step-by-step guidance on negotiating your salary using the CareerOneStop guide.