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  1. Feeling Drained by Shift Work?

    Woman resting in bedShift work can be tough. Working at night when the rest of the world is going to bed, or shifts that change regularly can be a challenge for your body to adjust to. But helping your body adjust to the demands of your schedule is important for your overall health. Here are 3 tips to help you cope with a shift work schedule.  

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    Categories: Success on the Job
  2. 5 Ways to Participate in National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    Graphic of the United StatesOctober is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). The focus of NDEAM is to educate people about disability employment issues and celebrate the many contributions of America's workers with disabilities. Learn about available resources for workers with disabilities and how you can participate in this month-long celebration.

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    Categories: Events, Ticket to Work
  3. See Who's Hiring Now

    Help Wanted window signJob fairs give you the chance to engage with potential employers and learn about job openings, even 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 or in person career fair.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  4. Developing Strong Time Management

    Writing in plannerEmployers are looking for employees that are efficient and effective members of their team. They want people who have good time management skills that can make the most of their work day. In this blog we break down this important soft skill, what it means to have good time management and how to improve with some practice.

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  5. How Can You Help Support a Friend Through a Job Search?

    Orange coffee cupYour loved one is on the search for a job. Unless they're one of the lucky ones, job hunting can take weeks, sometimes months. How can you be there for them through this long and demanding journey? We have some tips on how to provide your friends or family with valuable support.

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    Categories: Ticket to Work
  6. Discussing Your Strengths in a Job Interview

    Woman and man facing each other at table having coffeeWhen you're interviewing for a job, there's a strong chance that a recruiter or potential boss will ask you to talk about your strengths. It's an easy question to answer, but a perfect response can take some practice. In this blog we provide ways to approach this and any other behavioral interview question with a few easy tips.

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  7. Employers are Hiring! Attend a Career Fair in September

    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
  8. Preparing for Work: Life Skills for Young Adults

    Girl smilingTransitioning from school to the workforce requires a variety of skills, not only those necessary for your job, but in your daily life as well. These life skills come from a variety of places and help you become a sufficient, independent adult. Learn about the resources available to you to help you achieve your dreams of independent living.

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  9. What is Social Security's Ticket to Work Program?

    Laptop with TTW logoWhat is Social Security's Ticket to Work (Ticket) Program? You asked, we answered. If you are age 18 through 64, receive Social Security disability benefits (SSDI/SSI) and want to work, the Ticket Program can help you reach your employment goals! Learn how to get started.

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  10. What Is One of Your Weaknesses?

    Two women meetingDuring a job interview you'll do a lot of talking about yourself. Discussing your weaknesses with a recruiter or potential boss during a job interview might make you uncomfortable. Don't worry! With a little preparation, you can master the art of talking about your weaknesses in ways that show you're the right candidate for the job.

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    Categories: Ticket to Work
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