The Choose Work Blog is an open forum on the Ticket to Work program and issues related to disability employment.

Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Access to Employment Support Services for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries Who Want to Work
 
search icon
GO

Ticket to Work Blog

  1. Talking about Disability Disclosure

    Jul 16, 2018

    Compilation of 6 icons representing different disabilitiesThe Job Accommodation Network (JAN) discusses three reasons why people with disabilities may decide to disclose their disability to their employers. Plus, find out how JAN can help you through the process.

    Read more ...

  2. Make the Most of Your Summer

    Jul 12, 2018

    Image of a woman reading on the grassSummer may be a time for relaxing, but it also offers opportunities to think about, research and plan for your career development. Check out ways you can start advancing your career this summer.

    Read more ...

  3. Update! Social Security's Online Wage Reporting Service

    Jul 9, 2018

    Manage your benefits with my Social SecurityStarting in June 2018, people who receive SSI can report their wages using the tool available through my Social Security accounts. Learn more about this feature and other ways to report your work and earnings to Social Security.

    Read more ...

  4. Attend a Career Fair in July

    Jul 2, 2018

    Image of a woman at a desk working on a laptopAttending a career fair can help you connect with potential employers and learn more about job openings available in your area. Attend one of these career fairs scheduled for July to advance your job search this summer!

    Read more ...

    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  5. Job Searching with a Mental Health Condition

    Jun 28, 2018

    Graphic of a person standing and four hands handing their resumeIf you're looking for work and have a mental health condition, you may have questions about managing your health and finding a job that's right for you. Follow these tips from Mental Health America to help you on your job search.

    Read more ...

    Categories: Find A Job
  6. From Mentor to Parent: A Father's Story

    Jun 18, 2018

    Image of Ollie with his three sonsCelebrate Father's Day by meeting Ollie Cantos and learning about his relationship with his 3 sons who, like Ollie, are blind. Ollie shares his experience with his own parents growing up and offers his advice for parents of kids with disabilities.

    Read more ...

    Categories: Events, Young Adults
  7. You Asked, We Answer! Working for the Federal Government

    Jun 11, 2018

    Graphic of Ben wearing a FED badge and smilingIn our May WISE webinar, Commissioner Chai Feldblum of the U.S. EEOC talked about paths to federal employment for people with disabilities and discrimination. Find answers to top questions asked during the webinar and find out how you can pursue work in the federal government.

    Read more ...

  8. Employee Wellbeing Month: 7 Tips for Managing Your Physical Wellbeing at Work

    Jun 7, 2018

    Image of an orange on a keyboardJune is Employee Wellbeing Month, making it a great time to learn how you can find a work-life balance and manage your physical health as you transition to the workplace. Our 7 tips may help you make small changes to keep track of your nutrition and fitness to maintain your help.

    Read more ...

  9. Attend a Career Fair in June

    Jun 4, 2018

    Image of a woman at a desk working on a laptopCheck out a career fair in June to connect with employers, learn more about an industry or specific company and discover job openings that may be a good fit for you.

    Read more ...

    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  10. Do You Know What Kind of Job You Want?

    May 31, 2018

    Image of a cup of coffee, a pen, and a napkin with My Goals written in the center and several empty bubbles coming out of itIf you've made the choice to find work and aren't sure what type of job you'd like, you can start with today's blog post! Learn what questions you can ask yourself what type of work you'd like to pursue and check out resources that may match your skills with career options.

    Read more ...

    Categories: Find A Job