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  1. Employers are Hiring! Attend a Virtual Career Fair

    Help Wanted window signVirtual job fairs give you the chance to engage with potential employers and learn about job openings from the comfort of your own home. This month we're exploring some additional online tools you can use to advance your job search. Jumpstart your career and make progress toward reaching your work goals by attending a virtual career fair.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  2. Finding the Right Fit with a Federal Government Contractor

    Two women working at a laptopDid you know that there's a law that requires businesses that have contracts with the federal government to actively recruit and hire qualified individuals with disabilities? Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act also requires employers to support individuals with disabilities during employment through training, promotion and retention.

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  3. Apprenticeships: Learn While You Earn

    Young man in a workshopHave you ever considered whether an apprenticeship would help you reach your career goals? In many fields, an apprenticeship could turn out to be a path to financial independence through employment. Learn more about the benefits of an apprenticeship for career seekers in this blog post.

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  4. Employers are Hiring! Attend a Virtual Career Fair

    Help Wanted window signVirtual job fairs give you the chance to engage with potential employers and learn about job openings from the comfort of your own home. This month we're exploring some additional online tools you can use to advance your job search. Jumpstart your career and make progress toward reaching your work goals by attending a virtual career fair.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  5. What's New in 2021

    2021 plannerThinking about your employment goals for the New Year? If you're working with a Social Security Ticket to Work service provider as you pursue work, you may have heard of Trial Work Period, Trial Work Period amounts, and Substantial Gainful Activity. In this blog, we take a look at these 3 topics and share the latest updates to them in 2021.

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  6. Top 3 Blog Posts of 2020

    Laptop with Ticket to Work screen displayThroughout the year, we've shared advice and resources that can help people who receive Social Security disability benefits on their employment journey. As 2020 comes to a close, we're taking a look at the topics you liked best by sharing our top 3 blog posts of this year.

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  7. Employers are Hiring! Attend a Virtual Career Fair

    Help Wanted window signVirtual job fairs give you the chance to engage with potential employers and learn about job openings from the comfort of your own home. This month we're exploring some additional online tools you can use to advance your job search. Jumpstart your career and make progress toward reaching your work goals by attending a virtual career fair.

    Read more ...

    Categories: Find A Job
  8. Battle the Winter Blues During Your Job Search

    Ben smiling in winter clothes with snow fallingWe've all been told that when you're looking for a job, it's important to keep a positive attitude. However, winter may affect your outlook. While lots of people suffer from the winter blues, some people are diagnosed with seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a mental illness affected by changing seasons, overcast skies and poor light conditions. Here are some tips that can help.

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  9. "But You Don’t Look Sick…"

    Hazel, Shirley and Angel smiling at cameraInvisible disabilities are not immediately apparent, including mental illness, chronic pain or fatigue, sight or hearing impairments, diabetes, neurological disorders, and learning differences, among others. We're sharing suggestions about how to disclose your invisible disability to your employer and how Social Security's Ticket to Work Program can help.

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  10. Employers are Hiring! Attend a Virtual Career Fair

    Help Wanted signVirtual job fairs give you the chance to engage with potential employers and learn about job openings from the comfort of your own home. This month we're exploring some additional online tools you can use to advance your job search. Jumpstart your career and make progress toward reaching your work goals by attending a virtual career fair.

    Read more ...

    Categories: Find A Job
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