Job Help at the Library
Books & Media in Our Collection | Events/Training at the Library
Training & Development Resources | Technology Access | Resume Building
Job Searching | Community Help & Support |
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
Show More, Sell More: Product Photography
Must you spend more money to make more money? Take this class and learn how to use your camera to take quality photos of your merchandise without spending a lot of money. Bring your digital camera or smartphone and practice in class. Learn More
Job help with Beatties Ford Library and Urban League of Central Carolinas
Are you job searching, unemployed, or underemployed? Join Beatties Ford Library for information about job help at the library, services by Urban League of Central Carolinas and the Jacob’s Ladder Job Readiness program, and perfecting the job search. Learn More
Accessing Free Tutorials at GCFLearnFree.org
Come learn about this free website offering over 750 lessons and 250 videos. We will focus on GCFLearnFree.org's technology learning resources, which cover topics like email basics, navigating the Internet, and the Microsoft Office Suite.
Ace the Job Interview
Congratulations! You got the interview; but in today’s very competitive job market you can’t leave anything to chance. Explore communication and confidence techniques to ensure you present yourself and your skills with confidence and impact 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
Professional Development: Job Search Planning and Preparation
Job consultant Reginald Johnson will talk to teens about searching for a job and preparing for it. Learn More
Job Search Planning & 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 provided by Reginald Johnson. Learn More
Fusion Photography Fashion Show Challenge - CANCELLED
This is event has been cancelled. Learn More
CharlotteSaves: Build Wealth, Not Debt
Learn strategies for effective budgeting, raising income, lowering expenses, obtaining & understanding a free credit report, and improving your credit score.
Career Exploration: Coding and Web Design
Do you like games of logic and puzzles? Join us as we learn more about computer programming and web design. You can even create your own games, art, music, and more! Learn More
Learn more about upcoming Job Related Programs and training >>>
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.