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 SNAP 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? Don’t worry, 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.


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.

The Benefit Bank

The Benefit Bank connects you to resources like food assistance, health coverage, home energy assistance and more. Through an eligibility screening tool, The Benefit Bank will help you find and maximize the benefits to which you are entitled. 

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.

Charlotte Works

Register on 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 hopeful employees, including a list of Job Support Groups, plus they can post their resumes free, and search the Job Board.

NC LIVE Business Portal

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

Occupational Outlook Handbook

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

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

Job Seeking: Cover Letters

Wednesday, December 2 10:30 AM
Main Library

Learn writing tips that will help you polish up your cover letter so that it stands out from the crowd. Please bring a copy of your resume and a flash drive to this class.

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