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CalJOBSSM Information

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Upgrades for the CalJOBSSM System

 CalJOBS will be undergoing a system upgrade from Friday, February 17 at 5 p.m. to Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 8 a.m. During this time, CalJOBS will be temporarily unavailable.

The upgrade provides CalJOBS users with greater search capabilities and more flexible control over the interface.

In preparation of the system upgrade:
•     Print copies of your résumé to have them available, if needed.
•     Print copies of any job posts you may be considering applying for.

During the time the system is unavailable:
•      You may visit the nearest America's Job Center of CaliforniaSM for employment-related services for job seekers and employers. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Unemployment Insurance Claimants:

If you recently filed an Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim and received the Notice of Requirement to Register for Work (DE 8405), you are required to register for CalJOBS and add or update your resume within 21 days of this notice. However, if the deadline falls between February 17 and 21, 2017, you will be given an additional seven days to complete this requirement. You must also continue to look for work while receiving UI benefits. Failure to comply could result in the delay or denial of your UI benefits.

We apologize for any inconvenience.


The CalJOBSSM system is California’s online resource to help job seekers and employers navigate the state’s workforce services. 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:

Employers can:

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:

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:

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

System Requirements

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.