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.
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 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
In today’s job market, it never hurts to have too many skills. Here are some local resources you can use to start your next career.
Region 2000 Workforce will be at the Main library on Mondays from 11 am to 2 pm starting on October 16, 2017 to assist with job searching, training, and resumes. No appointments are necessary.
Improve your skills, take a business class online withGale Virtual Reference Library. (Note: You will need your library card to access these resources.) If you learn better with a live instructor, you can take skill improvement classes at , located on Odd Fellows Road. They also offer job search assistance.or study for a test through the
To find local jobs, visit the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance Now Hiring list and VA Job Match.
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 its 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 all together 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!