Job Help at the Library
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The Library has resources to assist you in every aspect of your job search whether it is identifying a career path, preparing a resume, researching companies, analyzing or enhancing your skills, or accesses career research tools online.
We also link to the major job finding sites and related county services for unemployment.
The best way to get started in your online job search using the library is to make sure that you have an email account and a library card. This will give you access to all our online job help tools.
Read Our Job Help Blog The Job Help Center at Main Library Job Help Center has opened on the first floor of Main Library to help serve the growing needs of job seekers and those in career transition. View video of event. The center includes additional computer labs, reference resources and meeting room facilities to meet increased public demand for job support.
Funding for the Job Help Center has been provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Mecklenburg County ABC Board, Phillip L. Van Every Foundation Board, and The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation.
Job Related Events/Training at the Library
Sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a Library staff member or volunteer to get help developing/editing your resume or cover letter. Call 704-416-3000 to make an appointment.
Computer Basics Part I
Get a basic overview of computer terms and concepts in this class for adults with little or no previous computer experience. Learn More
Learn LinkedIn with AARP
Learn the power of LinkedIn to market yourself, network, and improve your odds of getting a job you want in this workshop led by AARP. If possible, bring your resume on a flash drive or e-mail account. Stop by at 5:00 for refreshments and networking. Learn More
Job Seeking: Networking with LinkedIn Basics
Learn to leverage the power of LinkedIn to market yourself, network, and improve your odds of getting the job you really want in this workshop. Come prepared for hands-on work; if possible, bring your resume. Learn More
Sign up for a 30-minute individual session with a Library staff member or volunteer to get help developing/editing your resume or cover letter. Call 704-416-3000 to make an appointment. Learn More
Goodwill's Occupational Skills Training Information Session
Goodwill’s Occupational Skills Training programs train you for a career in rapidly-growing industries, provide valuable networking opportunities, and arm you with industry-specific certifications. Classes are seven weeks. Learn More
Computer Basics Part II
Get hands-on practice using a computer, keyboard and mouse in this class for beginners.
Job Search Tutoring
Would you like some help filling out job applications or revising a resume/cover letter? Or do you need computer help? Sign up for a tutoring session with a staff member. Learn More
Word Basics Part I
Learn how to create, edit, and save a Word 2007 document. This is the first of a two-part series. This class is designed for adults with some computer experience but little or no previous word processing experience.
Professional Development: The Power Of Your Words
Learn skills that will give you the edge when interviewing for your potential new job. This session we will focus on the the power of your words. It’s not about what you say, but more importantly how you say it! Facilitated by The Teen Loft's own AJ! Learn More
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More Training & Development Resources
Computer usage is for 3 hour internet sessions and are to be used for job search activities. It is recommended that you prepare for filling out applications using our Reserve a Job Help Center PC general application information worksheet in advance to maximize your job search time online.