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  1. Learn While You Earn with an Apprenticeship

    Nov 14, 2018

    National Apprenticeship Week logoApprenticeships offer you the opportunity to work and earn income while you learn about your industry and receive training. Find out more about apprenticeships, including where you can find an apprenticeship opportunity, and discover how a Ticket to Work service provider can help you reach your goals.

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  2. Honoring Those Who Have Served

    Nov 8, 2018

    Ben honoring those who have servedIn recognition of Veterans Day this weekend, we take a look at how Veterans Day began. We also discuss the supports and services available through the Ticket to Work program that may help eligible veterans return to work and discover how their military experience is an asset in the workplace.

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  3. Informational Interviews: Why You Should Make Time for Them

    Nov 6, 2018

    Image of a woman and a man talking at a table while drinking coffeeInformational interviews offer you the opportunity to learn more about a specific career, including day-to-day responsibilities and skills and training you'll need. Find out why an informational interview could help you and discover tips to help you ask the right questions to become informed.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  4. Attend a Career Fair in November

    Nov 1, 2018

    Image of a woman at a desk working on a laptopVirtual and in-person career fairs give you the chance to meet potential employers, learn about a company and discover job opportunities. Jumpstart your career and make progress toward reaching your work goals by attending a career fair in November.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  5. Interview Dos and Don'ts: Making a Great First Impression

    Oct 30, 2018

    Ben shaking hands with an employerAs you get ready for your next job interview, it's important to consider what you can do and what you can avoid to make a strong impression with the interviewer. Follow these "dos and don'ts" to help you prepare and increase your chances of receiving a job offer.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  6. Applicant Tracking Systems: Is Your Resume Hitting the Mark?

    Oct 25, 2018

    Graphic of a resumeMany large employers use applicant tracking systems to filter applications based on important keywords and narrow down the applicant pool for a specific job. Find out how to tailor your resume to maximize your chances of your resume making it to the next stage of the application process.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  7. Celebrate NDEAM 2018!

    Oct 15, 2018

    NDEAM graphicDuring National Disability Employment Awareness Month, find resources and learn how Social Security's Ticket to Work program may offer you the supports and services that you need to succeed in the workforce.

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  8. Puzzle Pieces: Learn How Your Skills Make You the Right Fit

    Oct 11, 2018

    Ben holding piece of a puzzleThinking about the technical and soft skills that you have may help you write your resume and identify job openings that are a good fit for you. Today's blog post includes advice on how you can assess your skills and understand how they help you fit into a job.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  9. Resource Roundup: Resume and Interview Tips

    Oct 4, 2018

    Ben holding a resumeAs you begin your job search, Choose Work! blog posts can help you write, review and polish your resume to help you stand out to potential employers and prepare for a job interview to leave a strong impression. Advance your job search with these resources today.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  10. Attend a Career Fair in October

    Oct 1, 2018

    Image of a woman at a desk working on a laptopJumpstart your job search by attending a career fair during October. Virtual and in-person career fairs give you the chance to meet potential employers, learn about a company and discover job opportunities.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job