American Job Center Grand Opening

As operators of the American Job Center, Career Resources Inc. s pleased to share this media advisory:

 Grand Opening of American Job Center in Stamford


Stamford, Connecticut :  The WorkPlace is happy to announce the grand opening of a new American Job Center located at 141 Franklin Street, Stamford.

The event is Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 10:30 AM, at 141 Franklin Street, 2nd Floor, Stamford, CT.

American Job Centers are at the heart of the workforce investment system. This center provides an integrated array of high-quality services so that workers, job seekers, and businesses can conveniently find the help they need under one roof in an easy to reach location.

American Job Centers are designed to help businesses find qualified workers and help job seekers obtain employment and training services to enhance their careers.  As part of the national American Job Center Network this location will provide services to unemployed and underemployed individuals seeking job search assistance at no cost. Job seekers are afforded convenient access to the employment, education, training and information services they need at a single location.  Individuals may register for computer classes, job skill workshops, personal career counseling, and skill testing.

Additionally the American Job Center provides a number of no cost services to employers including posting of employment opportunities on our job boards, referrals of qualified job candidates from our extensive pool of clients and access to worker training grants.

All members of the press are welcome to cover the event.

Guests and speakers include David R. Martin, Mayor of Stamford; Tyrone McClain, District Director, Office of Congressman Jim Himes; State Senator Carlo Leone, Assistant Majority Leader, representing Stamford & Darien; Thomas Madden, Economic Development Director, City of Stamford; Joseph M. Carbone, President and CEO, The WorkPlace;  and Scott Wilderman, President and CEO, Career Resources, Inc.

Parking is available at the site and additional parking can be accessed in an overflow lot located at 992 Summer Street and connected to this site.

CONTACT:  Melanie Blanco, The WorkPlace

Phone:  203-610-8562,


About The WorkPlace

The WorkPlace conducts comprehensive planning, and coordinates regional workforce development policy and programs to prepare people for careers while strengthening the workforce for employers.  As national leader in the field, The WorkPlace regularly shares ideas and best practices with lawmakers, foundations, think tanks and other workforce development organizations around the country.  For more information, visit