Homeowner Unemployment Resources
- UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
- JOB TRAINING ASSISTANCE
- GOVERNMENT/OTHER HELPFUL LINK
- MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE
CareerOneStop's new website helps laid-off workers and other career changers find new occupations to explore, based on transferable skills they've gained in past jobs.
- and get a list of occupations related to current or previous experience by O*NET skill, knowledge, and ability attributes.
- The matched occupations are displayed in a chart with salary information, education requirements, and number of local job listings.
- Users can enter their state or ZIP code to see local salary and job listing data.
- Users can click on an occupation to view details including description, tasks, tools and technology, and more.
- Users can compare any of the potential matches to their previous job in more detail. A page of side-by-side charts and data provides an overview comparison of skills and knowledge, salary, education, and more.
- For any occupation, users can get a list of job listings in their local area (i.e. state or ZIP code) and click directly through to the hiring company's website.
- From any occupation, users can click to view information for short- and long-term training programs at community colleges, four-year colleges, and other schools. Users can find programs by state or ZIP code.
- Details on occupational licenses, certifications, and apprenticeship programs are also easily accessed from any selected occupation.
- Users can link to step-by-step explanations of each page and brief instructional videos throughout the site.
Visit CareerOneStop.org for More Resources to Help Laid-off Workers :
- CareerOneStop helps individuals explore career opportunities to make informed employment and education choices. The website features user-friendly occupation and industry information, salary data, career videos, education resources, career exploration assistance, and other resources. CareerOneStop is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
- Worker ReEmployment provides employment, training, and financial assistance for laid-off workers. Includes resources for getting immediate help with unemployment insurance, healthcare, and other financial needs; job searching and resume tips; changing careers and understanding transferable skills; and upgrading skills through education and training.
- America's Service Locator connects individuals to employment and training opportunities available at local One- Stop Career Centers. The website provides contact information for a range of local work-related services, including unemployment benefits, career development, educational opportunities, and libraries.
- Green Careers includes occupation details about green jobs, skills, and training. Users can find the answers to questions such as "Where are training programs in my local area that can help me land a green job?" and "Which green careers are expected to grow the fastest-how much do they pay?
- Education + Training offers resources on the many varieties of workforce credentials, including certificate programs, certifications, occupational licenses, academic degrees, and apprenticeships. Several easy-to-use locator tools allow users to find programs in their local area. Try the Short-Term Training Finder, the Education and Training Finder, the Certification Finder, and other tools at
More from the U.S. Department of Labor :
- O*NET OnLine (Occupational Information Network) serves as the nation's primary source of occupational skills and competency information, providing comprehensive information on key attributes and characteristics of workers and occupations.
- Toll-Free Help Line Call 1.877.US2.JOBS (1.877.872.5627 or TTY: 1.877.889.5627) for information about career services for workers and employers, laid-off worker assistance, and the location of One-Stop Career Centers.
- My Next Move for Veterans My Next Move for Veterans is an easy to use tool that enables military veterans to enter their military occupational experience to explore related civilian occupations and find career information, including job openings,job outlook information, salaries, apprenticeships, and other related education and training programs.
- Workforce3 Oneis an online library of resources to help workforce leaders and frontline staff meet the employment and training needs of their communities. Users can share best practices; access virtual training, tools, and resources; and join online communities to connect to experts and peers.
- My Next Move My Next Move is an easy to use electronic tool that enables users to explore occupations and find related information, including job openings, job outlook information, salaries, apprenticeships, and other related education and training programs.
- Mi Proximo Paso Spanish language for My Next Move tools
JOB TRAINING ASSISTANCE
The Department of Labor's telephone assistance and electronic tools can assist you with your various employment- and training-related needs.
- Toll-Free Help Line. The Department maintains a toll-free help line (1-877-US2-JOBS) that provides a full range of basic information about workforce program services for both workers and employers, as well as locations of over 3,000 One Stop Career Centers across the country. When you call 1-877-US2-JOBS you will be able to talk to a customer service representative (CSR) in the language of your choice. The CSR will ask you your zip code and will be able to direct you to job search services, unemployment insurance information, send you to your nearest One Stop Career Center, and provide you basic information about all the programs operated by the Employment and Training Administration. The hearing impaired can receive the same service by calling 1-877-889-5627.
- Electronic Tools Guide. This is a handy two-page digest of all the Department's electronic tools for easy reference and research purposes. It offers a synopsis of how the individual tools can effectively be used.
- America's Service Locator. This Internet site connects people to local offices providing employment and training services. It provides maps and driving instructions to the most convenient One Stop Career Center. The Locator has information on more than 20,000 local resources and offices across the United States.
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For those Individuals with specific job and career research destinations in mind, these offerings are also directly available on the Department's websites:
- Locate American Job Center
GOVERNMENT/OTHER HELPFUL LINKS
|Find workforce services in your neighborhood or across the country.||http://www.servicelocator.org|
|A web portal to information about the workforce system, career and occupational information, and service delivery locations.||http://www.careeronestop.org/|
|A site for students, career changers, parents, and career advisors to explore career options and learn about high growth jobs.||http://www.careervoyages.org|
|An occupational and skills information resource that can be searched by keyword, job families, fields of study/instructional programs, or High Growth industries.||http://online.onetcenter.org|
|Information from the Employment and Training Administration on policy funding opportunities, links to ETA offices and programs.||http://www.doleta.gov|
|Workforce solutions, promising practices, tools and products, peer-to-peer learning, webinars, and opportunities.||http://www.workforce3one.org|
|Unemployment Benefit Estimation Tool||http://www.ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/ben_entitle.asp|
If you are an unemployed homeowner it's important that you contact your mortgage company to discuss a forbearance agreement or plan, and also partner with a HUD approved counselor