Job Help

The Job Help Center is ready to assist you in your job search. We offer extended computer sessions (timed for three hours) and experienced staff to assist with formatting resumes and searching for jobs. We also offer books on careers, online guides to resume writing, computer classes, scanners and fax service, regular programs of interest to job seekers, and an online 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 CARE network, a group of over 30 agencies who support the efforts of job seekers.

Services & Resources Available for Purchase

  • Fax Service — $1.75 first page, $1.00 each page after (Debit/Credit card only)
  • Earbuds — $2
  • Flash Drives — $7
  • Manila Envelopes — $.25
  • Scanning — no charge

File for Unemployment

Are you out of work? You are not alone. In these challenging times, the Library provides access to county and city resources for the out-of-work and disadvantaged. If you have lost your job due to a layoff, downsizing or other event, you may be eligible to receive unemployment insurance. Learn more about requirements.

FILE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT

Job Help Center Online Tools

NC LIVE Jobs Portal

The Job & Career Accelerator from LearningExpress includes job listings, resume and cover letter building tools, interview tips, practice tests, and more.

Job Search Toolkit

This toolkit includes links to Internet resources, NC LIVE career information and e-books, selected books, and what other libraries are doing.

CareerOneStop

Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice with CareerOneStop. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.

NCWorks

Register online to access thousands of North Carolina job listings, sign up for workshops and get tools to land your next career opportunity.

Job Support Groups

Resources for employers and job seekers, including a list of Job Support Groups, plus you can post your resume for free, and search the Job Board.

NC LIVE Business Portal

Business information for local entrepreneurs, investors, and small business owners who are looking to get their businesses started or grow their customer base.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Created by the US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Occupational Outlook Handbook is an excellent resource for finding info about industry trends and salary projections.

Indeed.com

Search job openings worldwide by entering job titles, keywords, companies, or locations or post your resume online to be found by potential employers.

Free Computer-Based Classes to Enhance Your Skills

Networking with LinkedIn

Monday, February 15 2:00 PM
Main Library

Learn to leverage the power of LinkedIn to market yourself, build your network, enhance your profile, navigate company pages, and explore LinkedIn's job resources in this workshop led by library staff.

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