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Connecticut Environmental Jobs Get Help from Green State Regulations

Posted on January 27, 2009

Those concerned about increasing the number of Connecticut environmental jobs may soon get some help. Gov. M. Jodi Rell recently announced that the State of Connecticut has finalized a comprehensive list of regulations for the construction and renovation of state-owned buildings and public schools. The regulations will help create more green collar jobs and reduce […]


Connecticut Government Jobs Added Despite Hiring Freeze

Posted on January 20, 2009

More than 800 Connecticut government jobs have been added in recent months, despite the hiring freeze issued in May 2008 by Gov. M. Jodi Rell. According to the State Comptroller’s Office, which compiled data for The Stamford Advocate, Connecticut has hired 824 full-time employees since the hiring freeze was issued. The new positions, which have […]


Pharmacy Jobs in Connecticut with Pfizer Cut

Posted on January 15, 2009

Some people with pharmacy jobs in Connecticut will soon be out of work. Pfizer Inc. recently announced its plan to to reduce the company’s global research organization by about 8 percent, which means hundreds or workers will lose their jobs at the company’s southeastern Connecticut facilities, according to an article by the Republican American. Pfizer […]


Connecticut Construction Jobs Created by Airport Renovation

Posted on January 7, 2009

Some Connecticut construction jobs will soon be created when a local airport gets a makeover. The State of Connecticut recently announced that the Connecticut Development Authority has issued $9 million in industrial revenue bonds for renovations at Sikorsky Memorial Airport. The money should create jobs at the airport and increase capacity for more aircraft. “Improvements […]


Connecticut Education Jobs Could be Cut

Posted on December 29, 2008

Some Connecticut education jobs could be affected by state budget cuts. The Connecticut Association of Urban Superintendents is planning to host a legislative breakfast next month to help promote its goal to preserve state education aid and spend unfunded mandates. According to an article by The Hartford Courant, Connecticut’s education board approved potential budget cuts […]


Automotive Jobs in CT Depend on Success of Big 3

Posted on December 18, 2008

Many automotive jobs in CT may depend on the success or failure of the “Big 3” auto companies: GM, Ford and Chrysler. While hardly any Connecticut companies make car parts for the Big 3, about 25,000 Connecticut jobs, or 1.5 percent of overall jobs in the state, are directly tied to the automotive industry, specifically […]


Connecticut Career Workers with Small Businesses Can Apply for Loans

Posted on December 10, 2008

Those who have a Connecticut career with a small business may soon get some help. The State of Connecticut recently announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration is offering federal economic injury disaster loans to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives and private, non-profit organizations that received damages as the result of abnormal storms last summer. […]


Customer Service Jobs in Connecticut’s Pocket

Posted on December 3, 2008

A new cell phone company is creating plenty of customer service jobs in Connecticut. Pocket, a small cell phone network based in Texas, is planning to open a Northeast call center in Bloomfield, a move that will create 400 Connecticut jobs. According to an article by WFSB, the jobs will be in everything from customer […]


Connecticut Finance Jobs with GE to be Cut

Posted on November 18, 2008

A major electric company is planning to cut Connecticut finance jobs. General Electric Co. recently announced its plan to cut jobs and costs next year from GE Capital, based in Fairfield, Connecticut. The plan will save $2 billion in costs as the company slows lending in some businesses, considers others for potential sale and cuts […]


Connecticut Insurance Jobs with Aetna in Jeopardy

Posted on November 13, 2008

One large health insurance company is considering cutting Connecticut insurance jobs. Aetna recently announced that some job cuts are likely. While the company is currently doing better than many of its competitors, according to an article by the Hartford Courant, some jobs will probably be cut in the company’s effort to protect its competitive edge […]


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