Lynchburg Public Library

Job Help

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.

Goodwill Job Seeker Services can 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 at DigitalLearn.org.

Improve your skills, take a business class online with Universal Class or study for a test through the Gale 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 Region 2000 Career Center, located on Odd Fellows Road. They also offer job search assistance.

To find local jobs, visit the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance Now Hiring list and VA Job Match.

Coming to the library? Explore our collection of career guidebooks and resumes builders.

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

For job help beyond Lynchburg, here are some online resources to use.

 LPL_Glassdoor_AccessResearching companies is a good way to get to know industries, what its like to work for a company, and what the pay is like.GlassDoor is a free website that provides that information. It also gives you sample interview questions for each industry.

job_search_indeedIndeed 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.

linkedin_logo-svg 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!

  • Lynchburg Public Library

    2315 Memorial Ave
    Lynchburg VA 24501
    (434) 455-6300

  • Downtown Branch and Public Law Library

    900 Church St
    Lynchburg VA 24504
    (434) 455-3820

  • City of Lynchburg

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