COVID-19 Job Seeker Help and Information Links
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The COVID-19 crisis has not been good for the Central Florida employment marketplace. To help job seekers, OrlandoJobs.com is dedicated to providing links to REAL information that covers items from unemployment insurance to federal stimulus information. In addition, we handpicked a few excellent job seeker articles to give you information about interviewing, finding open jobs and anything job related. The bottom line is no one has ever experienced an event that has affected the entire world in such a short period of time.
We are all in this together, and we hope you can find the information you need to help your situation.
Federal Stimulus Help
While the federal stimulus package has not been 100% approved, this article helps take you through all the stimulus packages for employers and job seekers. Highlights include loans to businesses to pay their employees full pay for up to 4 months while the economy recovers (as long as the company retains its employees).
Great article for job seekers because it also lets you know many things you should consider.
Central Florida County’s Help Links
Dial 211 and be connected to Orange County's 24-hour hotline. This provides services for almost anything you need including food services, utilities assistance, mental health services, social services, military and veteran services, homelessness and so much more. (Orange county residents)
Childcare, food, medical assistance, cash, abuse hotline and much more.
Unemployment Benefits-Get Your Benefits (explained)
What used to be called unemployment, if you have been terminated or laid off and work in Florida, this is where you apply for benefits. (additional information including unemployment guide).
Bartender Assistance Program Program Application
Bartender Emergency Assistance Program: The United States Bartenders Guild’s National Charity Foundation has launched a program for bartenders impacted by COVID-19. The Bartender Emergency Assistance Program is meant to aid service industry personnel experiencing financial difficulties.
COVID-19 Testing Information
FAQ and tons of information on how to get tested. Anyone get tested as long as you follow the directions. You do not need insurance and there is absolutely NO COST.
Helpful Job Seeker Information to Help During COVID-19