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

Job Help Center at Main LibraryThe 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.

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Job Related Events/Training at the Library



Practice Your Interview Skills
Join us for a one-on-one mock interview session with a local human resources professional. You'll be asked common interview questions, then get constructive feedback and tips on how to improve. Call 704-416-0500 to register, starting January 16th.    Learn More


Job Seeking: Cover Letters
Your cover letter is your first opportunity to make a great impression on an employer and stand out from the crowd. Learn writing tips to help you polish up your cover letter and customise it for specific jobs.    Learn More


Resume Tutoring
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


Resume Tutoring
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


Excel Basics
Create a simple worksheet using Microsoft's Excel 2013. Participants must be comfortable with working in the Windows environment. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word would also be helpful.     Learn More


Resume Basics
Learn writing and formatting tips that will help you polish up your resume so it stands out from the crowd. Word processing experience required.     Learn More


Technology Tutoring
Sign up now for one-on-one computer help with a technology tutor. Topics covered may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office, Internet, email, and online applications.     Learn More


Resume Review: 1-on-1 Support Session
Need help with your resume or cover letter? Please submit a paper copy to the Job Help Center desk or email an electronic copy to jobhelptutor@gmail.com. If you have any questions call (704) 416-0101.     Learn More


Job Search Tutoring
Sign up for a 60-minute individual session with a Library staff member to get help applying for jobs online. Call 704-416-3000, visit a service desk, or go online to make an appointment.    Learn More


Job Seeking: Planning and Preparation
Planning and organizing are critical to job search success. You may not consider yourself an organized person, but you can learn this skill. Find out how at this informative session.    Learn More

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Technology Access


Reserve a Job Help Center PC

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 general application information worksheet in advance to maximize your job search time online.

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