JOB FAIRS AND OTHER JOB TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
Job fairs are great places for networking. Here is a list of upcoming job fairs and other job training opportunities in the Lynchburg area. Remember to bring your resume and dress professionally.
Centra Health Career Expo
Tuesday, April 23, 2019; 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Goodwill Industries Job Fair
Thursday, May 16, 2019; 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
174 River James Shopping Center
Madison Heights, VA
Participating companies include Goodwill, Blue Ridge Community Jail Authority, Lowes, Adecco Staffing, Subway, and more. For more information call 434-200-9920 or visit www.goodwillvalleys.com.
Job Search Training for Ex-Offenders
Mondays, Noon to 1 p.m.
Interfaith Outreach Offices
701 Clay St.
Five-week sessions starting any Monday. Content: Conducting a Proactive Job Search, Interview Skills, Job Retention, Soft Skills and The “Nitty Gritty” of Resumes and Cover Letters. Free and open to the public. For information, contact Steve Moneti, (434) 238-4921.
To find other job fairs in Virginia, visit the Virginia Employment Commission site.
To find a job with the library, visit the City of Lynchburg’s Employment Opportunities site. Any open positions we have will be posted there.
LINKS AND RESOURCES FOR JOB SEEKERS
To find other local jobs, visit the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance Now Hiring list and VA Job Match and Virginia Career Works Central Region.
Need some assistance finding a job, transitioning from military to civilian work, or gaining new skills? Fill out the form at Virginia Career Works Online Orientation to find out what job seeker services you are eligible for.
In today’s job market, one can never have too many skills. Here are some local resources you can use to start your next career.
help you write a resume, fill out an application, and assist with employer-required assessments. You can also improve your resume writing and job searching skills online at DigitalLearn.org, Career Transitions, and Universal Class.can
At Career Transitions, you can also take a career interest assessment, explore new career paths, match your job experience with different careers, and more.
Need to pass an exam to get a certificate? Study for a test through the Gale Virtual Reference Library. (Note: You will need your library card to access these resources.)
Coming to the library? Explore our collection ofand builders.
For job help beyond Lynchburg, here are some online resources to use.
Researching companies is a good way to get to know industries, what it is like to work for a company, and what the pay is like. is a free website that provides that information. It also gives you sample interview questions for each industry.
Indeed searches thousands of job websites and compiles them so you can see them all in one place. Look at career and salary trends. Create an account to quickly apply to posted jobs.
Use LinkedIn Jobs and harness your social network to help you get a job.
If you know of any upcoming job fairs or job training sessions, please contact us!