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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



Job Seeking: Online Applications
Most employers now require you to submit job applications online. Learn the skills needed to successfully navigate the online application process.    Learn More


Job Seeking: Resumes
Learn writing tips that will help you polish up your resume and cover letter so they stand out from the crowd and generate interviews in this workshop.    Learn More


LinkedIn on Training Wheels
Designed for the beginner, this hands-on workshop explores the what’s, why’s, and how’s of LinkedIn in an interactive fun environment. You will leave with your own LinkedIn profile! An email account and experience using PCs & the Internet required.    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 (2007)
Create a simple worksheet using Microsoft's Excel 2007. Participants must be comfortable with working in the Windows environment. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word would also be helpful.     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


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


Excel II
This workshop is a follow up to the introductory class. After a review of the basics, we will discuss formulas, functions, modifying a spreadsheet and charts and graphs. Registration preference is given to those who attend Excel Basics.     Learn More


The Secret to Interviewing Successfully
This workshop is designed to reveal the secret to interviewing successfully and will introduce the 4-Step Interview Prep method that will help you prepare effectively for interviews.    Learn More


Networking with LinkedIn Intermediate
Learn to leverage the power of LinkedIn beyond the basics to build your network, enhance your profile, navigate company pages, and explore LinkedIn's job resources. Must have a LinkedIn account.    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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