Would you like to increase your job opportunities?
Would you like to be among the first career seekers notified of jobs for which you may be qualified?
Complete an Employ Florida registration and build a resume. Getting started is easy if you follow the steps set out below. If you need additional support, visit us at one of our centers or give us a call.
Step 1: Go to www.employflorida.com.
Step 2: Click on “Create a Resume” located underneath the Job Seekers section. You can also create an account by clicking “Not Registered? Learn How and Why” at the top of the page.
Step 3: Once on the page, you will be asked to create an account. Select Individual. After agreeing to the Terms and Conditions, you will need to create a Username and Password. Remember to keep this information available as you will need it to access your account in the future.
Step 4: Complete each section of information completely, taking special care to enter your “Desired Occupations” and “Desired Locations”, as this information will alert you of opportunities in your area. Remember to save at the end of each screen.
Step 5: Click on each section and complete the information: My Portfolio –>My Individual Profile –>Personal Profile; Background Tab –> Education, Employment, etc.
Step 6: Click on “Resume Builder”, then “Create New Resume”. Fill in your resume information and title it after your desired occupations. Once you have a resume in the system, there are four resume options. You may use any option, keeping in mind that some of the background information entered earlier will populate forward to assist you as you complete the resume.
If you have created a Microsoft Word resume, add it as an attachment in addition to the system-generated resume.
The letter section, just under the “Correspondence” heading, provides an opportunity to merge a cover letter for your resume. Create as many letters as you want and store them.
Step 7: Click on “Virtual Recruiter”. Complete the job search screens and save search. The Virtual Recruiter will notify you as positions that you have identified become available.
Step 8: Maximize your job search by logging in to Employ Florida and keeping your information current.
Step 9: In the left-hand menu, click on “My Portfolio – My Individual Profiles.” A dialog box will appear if you have unread messages in your inbox. At the top of this screen you will see two heading with specific areas of your profile. If you click on the plus (+) sign at the left of each heading, you will see the information sections under each heading.
Step 10: Click “Personal Profile” then select “General Information.” Review each field for accuracy and update the information as needed. Provide an email address, if you have one, or update if the email address has changed. Red asterisks mean the information is required. Blue text fields indicate special formatting requirements and a question mark indicates a “Help” screen.
As always, remember to save at the end of each screen and keep all information current!