Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families and hope that all are well during these troubling times.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our lives and routines in a variety of ways, we are seeing more of our good members whose ability to provide for their families being impacted as well. These challenges include loss of employment, extended furloughs and loss of business and income for those members who own their own businesses.
The Lord is aware of you and your circumstances. Please review these resources and connect with Houston Texas Metro Area - Multi Stake Network on LinkedIn if needed.
Filing for Unemployment
Apply for benefits as soon as you are unemployed because your claim starts the week you complete the application. However, you may not apply until after your last workday. Your employer cannot pay benefits for weeks before your claim effective date.
Your reason for leaving will be 'Lack of Work/Laid Off'.
Read this document for resources and tips to help you with your job search.
- Accelerated Job Search Groups: The Accelerated Job Search (AJS) program offers daily check-ins to receive support from other job seekers. It also offers opportunities to learn from employment experts, sharpen job search skills, and share job leads. Meetings are 60–90 minutes long.
- Job Search Skills Workshops: Four key elements of a job search include writing résumés, finding job leads, networking, and preparing for interviews. You can get training on each of these topics by joining one of the workshops. Most sessions last one hour, and all are run by an employment professional.
- Ask an Expert: In the Ask an Expert sessions, you can participate in an open forum facilitated by one of our employment professionals. You can come with a question about your own job search, or just listen and get an idea of what other job seekers are experiencing.
LDS Employment Services on Hafer Rd
More info coming soon.