State Adds 4,600 Jobs In November

Connecticut added 46-hundred jobs in November.


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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).


Unemployment rate through September 2014. Dark blue points are Connecticut, white points are national. Chart courtesy of the Connecticut Labor Department.

State Adds Jobs, Unemployment Rate Improves

Numbers released today by the state of Connecticut show the unemployment rate has dropped to 6.4 percent.



Platform To Employment

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) _ Elaine Stephens relocated last summer from Stamford to live with her daughter in Groton, thinking she had an administrative job all lined up. But the job, which she had expected […]


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Local Government Jobs Decline In August; Unemployment Holds At 6.6%

Connecticut lost jobs last month for the first time in six months, according to new numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor Market

In a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.


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Moving From Mass., Manufacturer Promises To Increase Workforce

A manufacturing company has promised to increase its workforce by one-third as it moves a Massachusetts division to Connecticut with $2 million in state aid.



State’s Unemployment Drops A Tenth Of A Point, To 6.6%

The Labor Department says Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped in July, to 6.6%, down from 6.7% in June.


Two-time Stanley Cup champion and Ithaca native Dustin Brown celebrates a goal during the Men's Gold Medal Hockey match between USA and Canada at the Canada Hockey Place during the XXI Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada on February 28, 2010.  Brown played hockey at Ithaca High School for two years. (credit: CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Athletes Who Played High School Sports Make Better Employees

According to a new study, athletes who played youth and high school sports make better employees and have better career opportunities that those who didn’t.


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US Businesses Ramped Up Job Searches In April

WASHINGTON (AP) _ U.S. companies advertised more jobs in April than in any month in six and a half years, a possible harbinger of strong hiring in the months ahead. Employers posted nearly 4.5 million […]

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