The Career Development Resource Center (CDRC) is equipped with computers for you to construct job search correspondence or surf the web for career and job search information. Current job vacancy announcements are available for military and family members in transition. As part of our self-help resources, computers are available with very useful "favorites" marked so you can surf the web to look for career opportunities and job information. Word processing is also available for writing job search correspondence.
Whether you are new to New London or transitioning from the military to a new career, one-on-one individual assistance is available to help you make career decisions, look for employment information, or have your resume critiqued. Skilled staff will walk you through the process of workshops, career planning and job search strategies that will effectively help you with your employment needs.
Family Employment Readiness Program (FERP)
The Navy recognizes that frequent relocation associated with military lifestyle creates tremendous career challenges for military family members. The FERP program addresses those challenges in workshops, one-on-one career counseling, and with self-help resources. Current information about local labor market trends and opportunities assist with finding rewarding employment.
With over 55% of today’s military spouses working, FFSC employment assistance is a valuable resource.
Each FFSC has a Career Development Resource Center (CDRCs) to assist spouses, family members, and transitioning military personnel in finding employment.
Overview of Services
Employment-related workshops such as Interview Techniques and Resume Writing
One-on-one counseling for employment, career and transition concerns
Current job listings — access to computerized job databases and printed job listings
Electronic posting of resumes to job vacancy bulletin boards
Internet access and numerous employment resources
A CT Deployment of Labor job bank
A Valuable Benefit
Commercial employment services equal to those provided by FFSC cost thousands of dollars per person.
Employment experts at FFSC teach valuable job search skills which are essential throughout military and civilian careers.
Job Vacancy Announcement
Job listings are received from local and national employers daily. Opportunities from public and private companies, as well as government agencies, are available for military personnel in transition or family members to use in their job search.
We have both paper copies and electronic listings that are distributed through a distribution list of service members and families.
In New London there are a large number of military personnel and family members who are looking for employment and career opportunities! For FREE you can post your Job Vacancy Announcements (see above)! Additionally, you can participate in Job Fairs and mini Job Fairs. Every spring and every fall employers participate in our Armed Forces Regional Job Fairs . Do not miss this opportunity to network and effectively advertise your company with our Career Development Resource Centers!