Maine Unemployment

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Work Search Requirements

Maine Work Registration Program

After you have made your initial claim, work registration is the next step. This is done at the Maine JobLink Career Center, a site that gives you access to a variety of services, like:

  • Creating an online resume
  • Job search assistance
  • Receiving training and other resources
  • Services for veterans
  • Career planning and training
  • Resources for those who have disabilities
  • Access to a variety of programs, including scholarships and internships

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Using Maine JobLink also helps you meet your work search requirements by allowing you to find job contacts and use them in your weekly claims. By doing this, you can meet your unemployment work search requirements and continue to receive your benefits.

What You Need for Work Registration

  • Name, address, and contact information
  • Relevant employment history (focus on jobs that can help your current career hunt)
  • Education history (including all special training)
  • Licenses you've obtained
  • Contact information for personal references
  • Tax information (can make precise employment history easier to gauge)