In this section, you will find documents and links related to enrollment in the RESEA program.
Please view this video for an overview of the RESEA program.
This document is a check list for the required RESEA documentation.
This is a required document when enrolled in the RESEA program. Please download, complete, and bring with you to your RESEA appointment.
Use this document to record your required three weekly job search activities. Please download the form, enter the information for each week and save. This document will be required to be submitted in the RESEA program.
This document will assist in understanding what constitutes a job search activity for your weekly job search logs.
If you don’t have an existing resume, use this sheet to help you build the structure of a résumé. A résumé is a requirement of the RESEA program.
This document steps you through doing some basic labor market research. Conducting labor market research is a requirement for the RESEA program. Please complete and bring this document to your appointment.
All RESEA enrollees are required to register with KANSASWORKS.com. Download these instructions to create a KANSASWORKS.com account.
For questions contact the local Workforce Center listed on the letter. Claimants can also call 1-877-509-6757 or visit www.KANSASWORKS.com for additional information.
Your case manager will work with you to find an alternative appointment method.
If you are unable to attend the appointment at the scheduled time, contact your case manager and/or call the number your local Workforce Center to reschedule. If you miss your appointment, benefits will/may be suspended until claimant participates and completes services. Claimants who miss two appointments benefits will/may be suspended until claimant participates and completes services.
Claimants selected for the RESEA program are required to participate to remain eligible to receive unemployment benefits.
Claimants are selected for these programs based on a number of varying factors. These factors include job tenure, job industry, education level, length of time for claimed benefits, and other similar factors.
Good news! There are many free resources such as job searching and resume assistance available at www.KANSASWORKS.com. You can also call your local workforce center to set up a virtual appointment and speak with a Workforce Professional.
The automatic enrollment on KANSASWORKS.com fulfills the requirement for claimants to register for work. For RESEA, claimants do need to have an active, up-to-date and professional resume in KANSASWORKS. If you are not an RESEA claimant, having an account is required, but a resume is not.
A letter will be sent to claimants who qualify for this program.
No, RESEA was implemented prior to COVID-19. The program was put on hold during the pandemic but has been reinstated after the previous hold expired.
No, it does not speed up the process.
No. The RESEA program is designed to target individuals who have been identified as more likely to exhaust benefits before obtaining other employment.
Creating a Resume in KANSASWORKS.com
Having an active and up-to-date resume in KANSASWORKS.com is a requirement for RESEA enrollees. Watch this video and learn how to create or upload your resume in KANSASWORKS.com.
Searching for Jobs
Let us show you how to get the most out of your KANSASWORKS.com job search!