California Jobs First

California Jobs Resources

There are public resources that can help you find your next job and keep your head above water during these challenging times. Check out these links and empower yourself.

  • Employment Development Department
    This is your direct link to job placement and referrals, unemployment insurance, training and labor market information.
    • Apply for unemployment insurance benefits here.
    • Find a One-Stop Career Center here.
  • CalJOBS
    California's Internet system for linking employer job listings and job seeker résumés.
  • California Volunteers
    Volunteering is one way to build job skills and useful contacts during these tough times.
  • Department of Community Services and Development
    This state department administers federal programs to help eligible families with their utility bills.
  • Federal Trade Commission
    Provides information for persons struggling with debt. It has useful tips on credit repair, debt management and avoiding scams.