CalJOBSSM Information

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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.

Employers

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 résumés viewable to prospective employers.
  • Use the mobile application. Available in the Apple iTunes or Google Play stores.

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 Forgot Username/Password? on 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 11 or higher
    Minimum bandwidth requirement is 33.6 kb/sec
  • Mozilla Firefox 30 or higher
    Minimum bandwidth requirement is 33.6 kb/sec
  • Apple Safari 5 or higher
    Minimum bandwidth requirement is 33.6 kb/sec
  • Google Chrome 36 or higher
    Minimum bandwidth requirement is 33.6 kb/sec
  • Opera 22 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.

Publications

  • Introducing Your New CalJOBSSM Poster – DE 8201
  • Your New CalJOBSSM Brochure – DE 2456
  • Your New CalJOBSSM Brochure (en español) – DE 2456/S