US Unemployment Offices and Career Centers
US Unemployment Offices and Career Centers provide individuals seeking employment all the latest tools to find and keep that special job. Employers will find assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interviews.
FIND JOBS NEAR YOU
Unemployment insurance programs pay you money if you lose your job through no fault of your own. You must meet your state’s eligibility requirements. Each state runs its own program. You may be able to file online, by phone, or in person.
You can get assistance by filing your claim for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. These benefits are available to you if you have become unemployed through no fault of your own. Keep in mind that benefits are established by Federal law, and you have the right to apply for UI benefits if you have lost your job.
If you are running out of your unemployment benefits some states provide extended benefits if there is high state unemployment. Extended benefits can last up to 13 weeks. You can apply for extended benefits only once you’ve run out of regular your benefits. Check with your state – not everyone may qualify.
Local Unemployment Office Tips:
- Show Up Early: Your local office can sometimes be crowded. You must understand that there are a lot of people currently looking for work. So, you will find a lot of people filing for benefits.
- Be prepared to wait: With lots of people at your local office, if you are late you will have to wait. The best way to avoid the long lines is to get to the office early.
- Be prepared with your Documents: If you are applying for unemployment benefits be sure to take with you all necessary information such as a job release letter, date of last employment and name of the company.
- Have a Cool Head: With lots of people at your local Unemployment office waiting to be seen it’s easy to get frustrated and lose you cool. Remember that counselors are there to assist you. Keeping a cool head and being courteous will help speed the process along.
- I’ve applied foe unemployment 3 or 4 times and still no response, what could be the issue?A) There could be a few reasons why you haven’t received a response to your unemployment applications: If you are still having trouble getting a response, consider reaching out to your state’s unemployment office directly. They may be able to provide more information on the status of your application and offer guidance on how to proceed.
- wanting for unemployment benefits. Lost job November 4th. Have I waited to long.Q) wanting for unemployment benefits. Lost job November 4th. Have I waited to long. Been busy getting house ready to sell. A) No, you have not waited too long to file for unemployment benefits. The typical waiting period for unemployment benefits is one week, but this can vary from state to state. You can find more information on your state’s […]
ASK YOUR UNEMPLOYMENT OFFICE QUESTION
I’m having trouble getting on my account on-line to file for unemployment benefits. I’d like to go to the office in Whittier to file a claim. Do I need an appointment?
Each state governs their career/unemployment office differently, so its best to call the office first before visiting.