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, Beatties Ford Road, Steele Creek Library and Sugar Creek Library. All Job Help Centers are members of the CARE3 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.
Job Help Center Online Tools
The Job & Career Accelerator from LearningExpress includes job listings, resume and cover letter building tools, interview tips, practice tests, and more.
This toolkit includes links to Internet resources, NC LIVE career information and e-books, selected books, and what other libraries are doing.
Learn about careers, find career information, and locate career resources and advice with CareerOneStop. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor.
Register online to access thousands of North Carolina job listings, sign up for workshops and get tools to land your next career opportunity.
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.
Business information for local entrepreneurs, investors, and small business owners who are looking to get their businesses started or grow their customer base.
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.
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
Work with a library staff member to boost your technology skills. Topics could include using digital devices, computer or internet basics, Microsoft Office or downloading digital materials. Walk-ins welcome. No registration. For adults.
Assistance with navigating Charlotte/Mecklenburg County and the State of North Carolina Business Resources for creating a Business Plan, filing for Assume Name, finding funding sources, starting a business in NC, incorporating a NC business, market research, understanding Quick Books, taxes and r
Sign up for a 50 minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with computer basics, Microsoft Office, Internet, email or other topics, or to find help developing/editing your resume or cover letter and applying for jobs. Call 704-416-3000 to make an appointment.