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

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  1. Work Incentives Wednesdays: Unincurred Business Expenses

    Nov 15, 2017

    This is an image of Ben holding balloons while walking into a grand opening buildingIf you own a business or have self-employment goals, read our Work Incentives Wednesdays blog post to find out how Social Security counts self-employment earnings and learn about Unincurred Business Expenses.

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  2. 'Tis the Season to Try Seasonal Work

    Nov 13, 2017

    Graphic of Ben walking towards a store with a Help Wanted signWith the holidays just around the corner, learn how seasonal work may help you on the path to permanent employment. Learn what you may find when applying to work-from-home and local jobs during this holiday season in this blog post.

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  3. Want to start a business? Find a mentor!

    Nov 6, 2017

    Headshot of Shelia NewmanEver since Shelia Newman's first experience as a mentor, she's learned a lot about self-employment. Find her tips on starting your own business and learn why working with a mentor may help you on your path to self-employment in today's blog post!

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    Categories: Success on the Job
  4. Start Your Job Search at a November Career Fair

    Nov 2, 2017

    Image of a keyboard with a blue key reading FIND JOBThroughout November, career fairs will take place nationwide, both in person and online. Advance your job search this month by attending one, meeting recruiters and potential employers, and learning more about your career options.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  5. Success Story Follow-Up: Returning to Work with Marty

    Oct 31, 2017

    Image of MartyWe recently caught up with Marty, who was featured in a Ticket to Work success story, to find out his advice on returning to an industry with a disability. Discover tips on how to adapt your skills to new responsibilities as your return to work.

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  6. You Asked, We Answer! Work Incentives and SSDI

    Oct 25, 2017

    Graphic of Ben holding a sign that reads SSDIIn our September WISE, we talked about Work Incentives available for people who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. Find answers to the top questions about SSDI benefits and Work Incentives that are available to you as you plan your path to financial independence.

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  7. Money Mondays: Tips for Opening Your ABLE Account

    Oct 23, 2017

    Graphic of Ben putting coins in an ABLE piggy bankOpening an ABLE Account allows certain people with disabilities to save more money for disability-related expenses. Find out what you questions you may want to ask and what information you might be asked when opening your own ABLE Account in today's blog post.

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  8. Finding a Mentor to Help You on Your Job Search

    Oct 18, 2017

    Headshot of Shelia NewmanToday is National Disability Mentoring Day! Working with a mentor can help you learn more about an industry and make professional connections as you work toward your employment goals. Learn more about mentorships in our guest blog post by Shelia Newman.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  9. Disability Mentoring Day

    Oct 14, 2017

    Graphic with the word Mentoring in the middle surrounded by Training, Motivation, Advice, Success, Direction, Coaching, Support, and GoalDisability Mentoring Day (DMD) is coming up on October 18. DMD events will happen across the country and help people connect with mentors and consider their employment options. Learn more about DMD events in our guest blog post from the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD).

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    Categories: Events
  10. National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2017

    Oct 5, 2017

    NDEAM Poster reading Inclusion drives InnovationOctober is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM)! Celebrate this year's theme, Inclusion Drives Innovation, and learn how the Ticket to Work program works to support your employment goals in today's blog post.

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