CalJOBSSM will be Unavailable Due to System Maintenance

Due to scheduled system maintenance, CalJOBSSM will be unavailable for any activities on the following date and time: Thursday, July 24, 2014 1 a.m. – 8 a.m.

During this period, Unemployment Insurance claimants’ benefits will not be affected. For questions about unemployment benefits, visit Apply for UI Benefits Information.

For more information and updates, visit CalJOBSSM.

We apologize for any inconvenience you may experience during this maintenance period.


CalJOBSSM Information

En español

The CalJOBSSM system is a redesigned online resource to help job seekers and employers navigate California’s workforce services by providing employment and labor market information for the State of California. The enhanced system allows users to easily search for jobs, build résumés, access career resources, find qualified candidates for employment, and gather information on education and training programs.

Getting Started

Note: Google Translate™ is not available within CalJOBSSM. For more information, please visit Google Translate™ Information.

Job Seekers

Complete the online application and create your own login information, including a username and password. You will need your Social Security Number to create a login.

Answer the on-screen questions, and begin your job search. Within minutes you will be looking through thousands of job openings statewide.


Complete the online application and create your own login information including a username and password. In addition to your company’s contact information, you will need your company’s Unemployment Insurance Tax Identification Number to create a login. Within minutes you will be looking through thousands of candidates statewide.

Benefits and Features

Job Seekers can:

  • Create and upload multiple versions of their résumé tailored to specific jobs or career paths.
  • Customize and conduct job searches.
  • Set up alerts for job openings – either via email or text message.
  • Apply for job openings
  • Research prospective employers
  • Make customized résumé viewable to prospective employers.

Employers can:

  • Post job openings
  • Browse résumés
  • Keep their employee search organized.
  • Expand their search to find good candidates for their companies.

Helpful Information

Setting Up Alerts

If you are logged in as a Job Seeker, you can learn how to set up alerts for job notifications by:

  • Selecting “Learning Center” under Other Services on the left menu.
  • On the Learning Center page, you can select “The Virtual Recruiter for Individuals” under the Individual Courses section.

Unemployment Insurance Claimants

If you are an Unemployment Insurance claimant required to register in CalJOBSSM and the system indicates that you are already registered, please follow the steps below to retrieve your username and password:

  • Select the Forgot Username/Password? link from the CalJOBSSM home page.
  • Under Option 3 – Forgot Username and Password, select the retrieve both.
  • Select “Individual” and then select the “Next” button.
  • Enter your information: First Name, Last Name, Social Security Number and Date of Birth.
  • Select the “Verify” button.
  • Answer the security question, and then select the “Verify” button again.

You should be now in the system. If you are not, you will be prompted to request your account reset.

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or higher
    Minimum bandwidth requirement is 33.6 kb/sec
  • Mozilla Firefox 14 or higher
    Minimum bandwidth requirement is 33.6 kb/sec
  • Apple Safari 4 or higher
    Minimum bandwidth requirement is 33.6 kb/sec
  • Google Chrome 20 or higher
    Minimum bandwidth requirement is 33.6 kb/sec
  • Opera 11 or higher
    Minimum bandwidth requirement is 33.6 kb/sec

For more information about system requirements, visit the CalJOBSSM page and select “these settings” at the bottom of the page.

Resources for Workforce Partners

CalJOBSSM Resources for Workforce Partners provides information and links to webinars, videos, and other resources to guide Workforce Partners and EDD staff through the CalJOBSSM system.


  • Introducing Your New CalJOBSSM Poster – DE 8201
  • Your New CalJOBSSM Brochure – DE 2456
  • Your New CalJOBSSM Brochure (en español) – DE 2456/S
  • CalJOBSSM registration brochure with résumé template – DE 8217

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