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  • Walmart job interviews:  What Glassdoor feedback reveals
    Walmart job interviews: What Glassdoor feedback reveals
    Now that Walmart's new Neighborhood Market has opened its doors, job hunters will be eyeing the potential for work in this scaled-down environment. Earlier this week the Market's store manager, Vicky Rafael, gave us a brief rundown on the...
  • City of Santa Ana Work Center
    California's Operation Welcome Home hosts a job recruitment event
    Attention Veterans who were honorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces! California's Operation Welcome Home has an upcoming event planned in your honor. Yes, they will be sponsoring a job recruitment onNovember 29th, 2010.Location:The...
  • Congress taking action
    EDD's June 15th news release and H.R. 4213
    On June 15th, 2010, the Employment Development Department (EDD)gave an official news release titled "Many Unemployed Workers in California to Experience an Interruption in Jobless Benefits." Leave it to the EDD to come up with such a...
  • Invalid claims run rampant
    No more FED-ED extensions
    Sometimes, when all other reading materials have been exhausted, one takes a casual glance at Employment Development Department’s (EDD) News and Announcements section on its homepage. However, this casual glance causes a catastrophic...
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    Attempting to contact the Employment Development Department's customer service representative
    Calling the EDD is an exercise in futilityAP Photo/Paul SakumaThe Employment Development Department (EDD) claims to have several methods by which it can be contacted. However, calling EDD is much like calling any other type of government agency ...
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    When the 99 weeks are up
    AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de OlzaThink back to the time when you filed your first Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim. Think back to the relief of having taken the first steps after unemployment. It is now 99 weeks later and all your Unemployment...
  • CalJOBS pamphlet
    CalJOBS is a not a choice, but a requirement
    After you file your Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim, you shall probably breathe a sigh of relief. With all the minutiae of the paperwork done, you can sit back and gingerly wait for that check to arrive. Such is not the case, and the people at...