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, 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. 

visit the job board

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

What's Your Story?: Conveying Your Career Story

Monday, December 17 10:00 AM
Main Library

“Tell me about yourself” is only the beginning to your career story! We're not just telling our career stories in interviews, but in almost every conversation we're involved in. Explore ways to identify, develop, and build your career story for any situation.

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1 on 1 Tech Tutor

Monday, December 17 2:00 PM
Plaza Midwood

Sign up for a 45-minute individual session with a volunteer or staff member to get help with specific computer or e-book questions. Call 704-416-6200, to make an appointment.

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College and Career Connections: My Next Step

Monday, December 17 3:30 PM
South County Regional

This program is designed to help you figure out your next step to successfully plan for your future. Whether you know your path, or you’re still figuring things out, we’re here to help guide you. Library staff will help connect you with the resources you need to succeed.

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