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 series of mini job fairs at Sugar Creek Library starting February 15.
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 first mini job fair will take place Thursday, February 15 from 1-3 p.m. in Sugar Creek Library’s community room. The remaining two job fairs will be held Thursday, March 15 and Thursday, April 12, same time, same place.
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 February 15 fair, including the American Red Cross, Carowinds, Elite Resources Premier Staffing, HMS Host, Kelly Services, Omni Hotels and Resorts, Plant Partners and Waffle House.
Attendees are encouraged to dress to interview and bring copies of their resume. Attendance is FREE and no registration is required.