- What is WorkSearchRequirements.com?
- Where did you get this information?
- What are Work Search Requirements?
- What are Work Search Activities?
- What happens if I don't do the requirements?
- Are Work Search Requirements waived during COVID-19?
- What are good Work Search Activities I can do during the Pandemic?
What is WorkSearchRequirements.comWorkSearchRequirements.com is a website that lists the Unemployment Job Search Requirements for the different states.
Where did you get this information?All information on WorkSearchRequirements.com has been compiled from the state handbooks and other official state websites.
What are Work Search Requirements?Federal and state laws mandate that you continue to search for work in order to be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. "Work Search Requirements" refers to the Work Search Activities needed to fulfill those requirements.
What are Work Search Activities?A "Work Search Activity" is an activity one does when normally searching for work.
Examples of Work Search Activities can include:
- Meeting with Career Center advisors;
- Getting information from Career Center staff about jobs that may be available in a particular industry or region;
- Participating in instructional workshops
- Getting job referrals and job matches from the Career Center and following up with employers.
- Visiting a job site and completing a job application in person with employers who may be reasonably expected to have openings.
- Submitting a job application and/or resume in response to a public notice or want ad or to employers who may reasonably be expected to have openings.
- Attending job search seminars, scheduled career networking meetings, job fairs or employment-related workshops that offer instruction to improve job-hunting skills.
- Interviewing with possible employers.
- Applying for employment with former employer(s).
- Registering with and checking in with private employment agencies, placement services, unions and placement offices of schools, colleges or universities and/or professional organizations.
- Using the telephone, business directories, internet or online job-matching systems to search for jobs, get leads, request referrals or make appointments for job interviews.
- Applying and/or registering for and taking Civil Service examination(s) for government job openings.
- Participating in virtual career workshops