People in the Charlotte area who are looking for work or a change in their career will have the opportunity to speak to prospective employers thanks to a mini job fair at Sugar Creek Library, April 12.
The first two job fairs in this series, which took place February 15 and March 15, brought in more than 80 attendees to meet with local companies, most leaving the fair with leads or scheduled interviews.
Sugar Creek Library is one of three Charlotte Mecklenburg Library locations that support career services, and serves as an NC Works career site. The library offers resume and job search assistance, and has 10 designated workforce computers, which are utilized by more than 600 customers each month.
Mini job fairs provide job seekers with an opportunity to connect with employers in the community in a welcoming environment.
The final mini job fair will take place Thursday, April 12 from 1-3 p.m. in Sugar Creek Library's community room.
Sugar Creek Library’s free parking and easy access make it an ideal spot for these fairs. And, according to Charlotte Works, unemployment in the Sugar Creek area is currently at 27.6%. Charlotte Mecklenburg Library sees these mini job fairs as one way the Library can improve lives and build a stronger community in Sugar Creek and beyond.
Representatives from several business will attend the April 12 fair, including Centralina Area Agency on Aging, Conduent, Delaware North, Express Employment Professionals, HomeInstead Senior Care, Labor Finders, Loomis and Rise2Work Mecklenburg Co. DSS.
Attendees are encouraged to dress to interview and bring copies of their resume. Attendance is FREE and no registration is required.