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  1. Someone in Your Corner: Accessing Continued Support on Your Path to Work

    Woman having a virtual meetingFor many with mental illness, finding a job is not easy and can take more than one attempt to find the right fit. Finding and maintaining employment can feel like a lonely and complicated journey, but you don't have to do it alone. Learn how reasonable accommodations and the ADA can support individuals with mental health conditions in the workplace.

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  2. Employment Supports for People with Invisible Disabilities

    Women at table talkingFor many with mental illness, finding a job is not easy and can take more than one attempt to find the right fit. Finding and maintaining employment can feel like a lonely and complicated journey, but you don't have to do it alone. Learn how reasonable accommodations and the ADA can support individuals with mental health conditions in the workplace.

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  3. Social Wellness Month: Building Support on Your Path to Work

    Man and woman laughingFinding and maintaining employment can feel like a lonely journey, but you don't have to do it alone. Having a social network that supports you through each new chapter in life can make a positive difference in your progress. Learn more about social wellness for building support on your path to employment.

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  4. Employers are Hiring! Attend a Career Fair in July

    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 Next? Planning for Life After High School

    Student graduationFor those receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security has a variety of Work Incentives to help the transition into adulthood go as smoothly as possible. Learn about supports and services for those continuing their education or who are preparing to go to work.

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  6. Many Paths to Work: Helping Young Adults Plan for the Future

    Young woman smilingFor young adults, summer means you're one step closer to graduation and a future of endless possibilities. Use this time to explore your interests and help set your goals for the future. Already graduated? Congratulations! There's still plenty of time to figure out your professional goals.

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  7. Preparing Your References

    Two women at a meetingYour resume got you in the door and you've aced the last round of interviews. Now it's time to prep your references. What you share with your reference is just as important as the information you include on a resume. Do you know how to prep your references to be an effective voice for you?

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  8. Tell Me About a Goal You Set and How You Achieved it

    Two women talkingDuring the interview process, employers want to know how you set and approach achieving your goals. That's why "Tell me about a goal you set and how you achieved it," is a common interview question. In this blog, we provide ways to approach this and any other behavioral interview question with a few easy tips.

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  9. Employers are Hiring! Attend a Virtual Career Fair in June

    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
  10. "Tell Me About a Time When You Had to Learn Something Quickly"

    Two women sitting at desk with documentsDuring the interview process employers might want to know your method for learning new material so they can evaluate how well you might do in their organization. That's why a common interview question asked is: "Tell me about a time when you had to learn something quickly, but knew nothing about it before."

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