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How do I find out about job fairs in Florida?

Find a job fair near you using the Florida Job Fairs.

How do I find a website to search for a job?

Find jobs with Florida Jobs.

How do I find information about government/federal jobs?

Find a Florida government job using the PeopleFirst website.
Find federally available jobs with USA Jobs.

How do I get help with finding a job or getting training?

You can use the Florida Job assistance center locator or the Career OneStop office locator.

How do I find information on becoming a firefighter?

You can get information about becoming a firefighter in Florida at the MyFloridaCFO.

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How do I file for unemployment in Florida?

You can file for unemployment in Florida at the State of Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation site.

How do I estimate my future unemployment benefits?

You can get an estimation of your potential unemployment benefits at the United States Department of Labor.

How do I file for emergency unemployment?

You can file for emergency unemployment benefits at the Florida Jobs site.

What do I do if my employer files for bankruptcy?

The United States Department of Labor has a list of suggestions and resources.

How do I find out if there is a way I can keep my job if someone in my family needs me to care for them?

You can read more about the Family and Medical Leave Act provided by the United States Labor Department.

How do I find out what my rights are if I get injured on the job?

The MyFloridaCFO site has that information along with a reporting tool.

How do I get help if I lost my job and I feel like giving up on life?

You can call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-8255) or go to their website for more information.

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How do veterans get help finding a job?

Veterans can find federal job help at the America's Veteran site.

How do I find out about Florida veteran benefits?

You can read about Florida veteran benefits from the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs.

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How do I find free online training courses for unemployed workers?

Training courses are available regardless of your employment status from the EmployFlorida site.

How do I find out about different careers and how much money I might earn if I choose that career?

Find out about upcoming job earnings from the Florida Jobs.

How do I find out the educational requirements for a variety of different jobs?

Find out about educational requirements from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

How do I find out what professions will have jobs in the future?

Find out about upcoming jobs from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

How do I become a teacher?

You can find information about becoming a Florida teacher at the Florida Department of Education.

How do I become a certified child care worker?

The Florida Department of Children and Families has certification standards.

How do I get a commercial driver's license?

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles has the requirements.

Legal (Return to Top)

How do I find out if I am an employee or a contractor?

The IRS has that answer.

How do I find the minimum wage in Florida?

You can find the minimum wage in Florida and for other states from the United States Department of Labor.

How do I find out if there is stimulus money in Florida to help unemployed workers?

To get more details please visit the Florida Office of Economic Recovery.

How do I get help if I lost my job and I feel like giving up on life?

You can call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline (1-800-273-8255) or go to their site for more information.

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*All questions and answers above are a representative sample. While it is not possible to include all potential job-related questions, we will continue to add more questions, answers, and topics as our E-Government policies evolve.


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