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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Toolbox for Job Seekers

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The Toolbox for Job Seekers provides tools and resources for California’s job seekers to assist in their job search, career exploration, and training needs.

Job Finding Tools

America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM

America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM (AJCC) locations provide no-cost services, tools, and resources for job seekers.

Most AJCC locations offer:

To find your local AJCC, visit America’s Job Center of CaliforniaSM.


The CalJOBSSM is a virtual job center that gives you online access to thousands of job listings and tools to help you manage your career.

Benefits of CalJOBSSM include:

Additional Resources

Career Exploration Tools

California Occupational Guides

California Occupational Guides are long-recognized resources designed to assist individuals in making career decisions. Each guide includes local and/or statewide information about training, current wages and job prospects, skills requirements, and day-to-day tasks.

mySkills myFuture

mySkills myFuture helps laid-off workers and other job seekers explore new occupations, identify occupations with skills and knowledge similar to their current or previous jobs, review matches, learn about local training programs, and apply for jobs.

Military Occupation Code

The Military Occupation Code to Standard Occupational Classification crosswalk helps returning service men and women find civilian occupations that have similar skills requirements.

My Next Move

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options. The website has tasks, skills, salary information, and more for over 900 different occupations.

California Career Resource Network

California Career Resource Network provides for individuals interested in developing and exploring career self-management skills necessary in today’s world of work.

Training Tools

Jobs and Training

For information on what type of training is needed or where to get training, visit the Jobs and Training page.

California Department of Industrial Relations

The California Department of Industrial Relations provides job seekers access to search for apprenticeship programs by individual counties and occupations.