Florida Unemployment Job Search Requirements
In order to continue obtaining Florida unemployment benefits you have to meet ongoig job search requirements. Jobless benefits are intended to be a temporary benefit until you get new job, so these job search requirements are prepared to ensure you are keenly seeking a new job.
FL Job Search Requirements are as follows:
- You must be keenly looking for a job.
- You must make a minimum of 5 job contacts per week (3 contacts for those coming from counties with a population less than 75,000). Job contacts include filling out job applications and sending resumes.
- You must keep a record of all of your job search activities, including a record of all job contacts.
- You must not be disabled. If you are disabled there are different programs obtainable to assist you and your unemployment counselor or local unemployment office can direct you to those resources.
You must meet these job search requirements every week, and give a weekly certification to let the unemployment office that you are meeting all of the requirements. Ensure to have your job search record up to date, as you may be called into the unemployment office for a periodic eligibility review.