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Job Seeker Information

A variety of comprehensive services and programs like job search and resume workshops, job fairs and referrals, and training are available to job seekers at no cost.

Learn more about these services through CalJOBSSM and at America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM locations throughout the state. You can also review our Find Your Career in Your Next Job (DE 2453) (PDF) and FAQs for Job Seekers for more information.

Programs and Resources for Job Seekers

Experience Unlimited provides a place where job seekers can meet regularly with other career professionals to share job leads, provide support, and update their job search skills.

Learn more about layoff services the EDD offers such as Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act, Rapid Response, and Work Sharing.

The Trade Adjustment Act program provides help to workers who lose their jobs, or their hours and wages are reduced, as a result of increased imports. This program offers a variety of benefits and re-employment services including training, job search allowances, and relocation allowances to help eligible individuals return to work.

If you are in one of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit “target groups,” an employer who hires you could receive a federal tax credit of up to $9,600. This tax credit may give the employer the incentive to hire you for the job.

Check out our tools and resources for California’s job seekers to assist in your job search, career exploration, and training needs in our Toolbox for Job Seekers.

Training Resources

Are you looking to develop new skills? Do you need job training? Find out about no-fee employment and training services available throughout California.

If you are receiving Unemployment Insurance (UI), you may be eligible for California Training Benefits (CTB). If you are approved for CTB, you can continue your education, upgrade your skills, or learn a new trade while receiving UI benefits.

Find Jobs and Training for You

Access Employment Services

America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) connects employers with job openings and qualified job seekers together at no cost.

CalJOBS

CalJOBS is the State of California’s online job search system. Create an account, log in and find a variety of online services offered for both employers and job seekers.

Additional Resources

Can’t find what you are looking for? View these resources for more information.

Last Revised: 06/07/2022