New COVID-19 Employment Recovery website

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EmploymentRecovery.org, a CareerOneStop website providing critical unemployment and job search resources for those impacted by the pandemic, went live May 19. The website aims to help people meet their short-term needs such as collecting unemployment benefits or re-entering the workforce,



Try out a virtual job fair!

As the pandemic makes in-person job fairs a risky endeavor, the virtual job fair has grown into an even more significant way for job seekers to generate job prospects, and for employers to identify potential candidates.



Financial assistance during COVID-19
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The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on many people’s finances. If you’ve found yourself unable to pay your monthly credit card bills or make timely loan payments, you’re not alone. And you may qualify for assistance or delayed payments. Loans



Class of 2020: Job search for college seniors

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While so much has changed in recent weeks, the economy and the need for your skills and knowledge is going to grow, build, and bounce back in new ways.



FAQs about PPP and other SBA loans

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What is the Paycheck Protection Program? PPP is a loan program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. If you receive a PPP loan,



Job search during the coronavirus outbreak

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Some employers are in desperate need of workers and are actively recruiting and hiring.

If you are searching for a job right now, there are a number of helpful ways to focus your efforts.



Trouble filing for unemployment benefits? Try these tips

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Nearly 17 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past three weeks, and it’s been two weeks since a new federal law extended benefits to self-employed and gig workers and added an additional $600 per week to normal benefit



COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance FAQs

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Recent law changes have made more people eligible for benefits—but the fast timing has also made it hard to find the up-to-date information you need.

Find answers about eligibility, how to file, and more.



Updated Competency Model: Advanced Manufacturing

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An updated Advanced Manufacturing Model is now live on the Competency Model Clearinghouse. For the first time, the rapidly growing electronics design and manufacturing industry is represented in the model. The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) worked with SEMI, the



4 industries hiring during COVID-19

With businesses shuttering across the country in response to the coronavirus outbreak, it can seem like the worst time for job hunting. The U.S. Department of Labor announced that a record 3.28 million unemployment claims were filed between March 15