Requirements For Benefit Recipients 

OESC is a people-first agency. If you have applied for, or are currently receiving, UI benefits you must register with OKJobMatch. See the checklist below for details on how to keep your UI benefits coming while looking for work. 

Due to COVID-19, the requirement to search for work has been temporarily suspended. However, you still need to register at 

1. Register at 

Register here. It’s a great way to search openings, develop new skills, and find resources to become the best candidate you can be for the many employers who use this site to find job seekers like you. 

You will need much of the same information you used to file your Unemployment Insurance Claim. 

2. Complete this Unemployment Checklist 

  • After registering at, you must recertify your Unemployment Insurance Benefits every week. You can do that at
  • Upload a resume or build one at
  • Complete your candidate profile so employers can find you. 
  • Search for opportunities using *This step is usually required to maintain UI benefits, but that requirement has been temporarily suspended. 
  • Check your email for updates on openings that match your candidate profile. 



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OESC is a proud partner of the Oklahoma Works American Job Center (AJC) network. The OESC staff are responsible for administering Labor Exchange programs and services to job seekers and employers through the local Centers statewide. Our mission is to provide robust reemployment services to job seekers helping them transition to a new career or attain self-sufficiency and economic stability while also helping employers find workers to fill open positions. Our Labor Exchange services can be accessed online at or by contacting a local AJC in your area. 

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Be sure to Register at within 10 days of filing 

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