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Indiana Unemployment Job Search Requirements

Updated : June 19th, 2019

All unemployment insurance recipients are required to register with IndianaCAREERconnect.  To continue receiving benefits, you must look for work at 3 locations each week. You are not required to use IndianaCAREERconnect for your weekly work search, but it will help you track where you looked for work.

Other work search activities include:

1. Registering with your union hiring hall

2. Completing a job application in person or online with employers who may reasonably be expected to have openings for suitable work

3. Mailing a job application and/or a resume, as instructed in a public job notice

4. Making in-person visits with employers who may reasonably be expected to have openings for suitable work

5. Sending job applications to employers who may reasonably be expected to have openings for suitable work

6. Interviewing with potential employers, in person or by telephone

7. Registering for work with private employment agencies or placement services

8. Using the employment resources available at WorkOne Centers that may lead directly to obtaining employment, such as:

  • Participating in skills assessments for occupation matching
  • Participating in instructional workshops
  • Obtaining and following up on job referrals from the WorkOne Center

9. Attending job search seminars, job club meetings, job fairs, or employment related workshops that offer instruction in improving individuals’ skills for obtaining employment

10. Registering with a placement facility of a school, college, or university, if one is available to you in your occupation or profession

11. Using online career sites, such as DWD’s IndianaCAREERconnect.com, to submit applications/resumes, search for matches or request referrals, and/or apply for jobs

12. Contacting an employer a second time only if 5 weeks have passed since the previous contact OR the employer specifically requested you make a second contact before 5 weeks have passed

Note: You are advised to keep accurate records as random work search audits are performed.

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