CT Back To Work Initiative

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.

Find a Job!  Post a Job!

Connecting job seekers to hiring employers.  Search for job openings or post job openings.

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FREE Remote Job Training

We have partnered with Metrix Learning and 180 Skills to offer a full suite of online learning classes to our residents, for free. These classes can yield industry-recognized certificates, apprenticeship instructional hours, college credit, skills to help enhance your resume, and much more.  We are committed to assisting our residents advance their careers so that we all come out of this crisis stronger and better equipped to handle the needs of the 21st century economy.

Remote Job Training - manufacturing 
180 Skills

Are you looking to enter the manufacturing industry? Do you already work in manufacturing, but are looking to upskill? If so, click here to learn more about 180 Skills.

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Metrix Online Learning 

Are you looking to earn industry-recognized certificates to help you land a job in Information Technology, Business Analysis, or Project Management? If so, click here to learn more about Metrix Learning.

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In Case You Missed It

Phase 2 Reopening Is Coming - Is Your Business Ready?
  • Only certain business sectors will be allowed to reopen during the State's phased-in reopening plan. Find out if your industry is on the list and what you need to know before opening.

    Get business reopening info now
Let Your Voice Be Heard
  • How can we improve the State's reopening efforts? Take this short survey and join the discussion.

    Share your thoughts now
Stay Safe, Stay Compliant
  • A successful reopening plan depends on safety - both for your employees and for your customers. Get the latest safe workspace rules to help your business move forward.

    Get the latest guidance
Help for Your Struggling Business
  • The CARES Act offers assistance to businesses to help cover payroll and overhead expenses while they recover. Learn how to apply so you can rebuild and reopen.

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Watch the Governor's May 8 conference on the CT Reopening Plan
Covid-19 Business Emergency Response Unit

Need further help? The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is dedicated to helping businesses find critical resources.

Call the Business Emergency Response Unit directly at 860-500-2333
Email - DECD.Covid19@ct.gov

Have more questions about Coronavirus?

Ask the CT Virtual Assistant now: (833) 250-7633

Relay services for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing can be accessed by calling 7-1-1. Anyone who is out-of-state or using Relay can connect to Connecticut 2-1-1 toll free by dialing 1-800-203-1234.

The CT Virtual Assistant and 2-1-1 info hotline are available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

These services are for general questions about COVID-19. If you're experiencing symptoms, contact your medical provider.

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