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Welcome to the Job Help Center at the Library

The Job Help Center is ready to assist you in your job search. We offer extended computer sessions (timed for three hours), staff available to assist with resume and job search assistance, books, print and electronic resources on job search topics, computer classes, scanners and Fax service, regular programs of interest to job seekers, and a job board that is updated daily.  Job Help Centers are available at Main Library, Sugar Creek Library and Steele Creek Library. All Job Help Centers are members of the SNAP network, a group of over 30 agencies who support the efforts of job seekers. View some of our success stories.



Document Scanning / Fax Service
$1.75 first page, $1.00 each page after
Debit/Credit card only
There is no charge for scanning.

Available for Purchase:
Earbuds $2
Flash Drives $7
Manila Envelopes $.25

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.

Online Tools

NC Job Portal
NC Job Portal

Job and Career Accelerator (Learning Express Library)

Job & Career Accelerator gives you information and access to job and career information, including over 5 million job listings. Users can easily create professional targeted resumes, master interviewing techniques, improve work related skills and prepare for occupation-related exams.

Free Resume Builder

More Library Job Help Resources

Quick Links

Charlotte/Mecklenburg Job Search

Enter job title, keywords, company, location

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Local Job Listings on the JHC Blog!

Job Help Center Programs

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

Selling on eBay and Etsy: A Beginner's Guide
An overview of selling on eBay and Etsy, two shopping websites in which people and businesses buy and sell a broad variety of goods and services worldwide. Registration is not required for this event.     Learn More

Job Seeking: Networking with LinkedIn Basics
Learn about using LinkedIn to market yourself, network, and improve your odds of getting the job you really want. Bring a resume saved on a removable flash drive or in an e-mail if you would like to create a LinkedIn account.    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.     Learn More

The Secrets of Productive Networking: Your Job Seeking Success Tool
During this session, you’ll learn why developing a network is so important to your job search and begin to develop your own “toolbox” so that you can successfully network with others, whether you’re an extrovert or an introvert.     Learn More

Word Basics Part II
The second of a two-part series on Word 2007. After a review we'll discuss formatting lists, changing margins and other features of Word.     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

10 Steps to Your Best Resume
Learn how to create or edit your resume to give you an edge to get the best job. Participants will leave with knowledge of resume essentials and formatting.     Learn More

The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation
Funding for the Job Help Center at Main Library has been provided by The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Mecklenburg County ABC Board, Phillip L. Van Every Foundation, and The Wachovia Wells Fargo Foundation

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