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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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
  4. "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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  5. Why Do You Want This Job?

    Women at meeting table"Why do you want this job?" How you answer this common interview question can be a significant factor in whether you get the job because the employer wants to know if you will add value and be a good fit for their organization. Read this blog for 3 ways to approach your answer.

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  6. Online Payment Options Now Available for Overpayment Balances

    hands typing on keyboardSocial Security disability benefits (SSDI/SSI) overpayments happen when you receive a higher benefit payment from Social Security than what you were due for that month. If you no longer receive disability benefits but need to pay back an overpayment, you have a new online option for making payments.

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    Categories: Ticket to Work
  7. Employers are Hiring! Attend a Virtual Career Fair in May

    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. Need a Job Reference?

    Man and woman standing and looking at a bookYou know you're a hard worker, and you're ready to enter the workforce. But what if you don't have work experience? Employers won't just take your word for it, so they'll likely ask for references. Learn what you can do if you need a job reference.

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  9. The Job That Got Away

    Three women sitting at table having a conversationYou just interviewed for a job that you think would be a perfect fit. You sent in a great resume with experience that matched the qualifications for the position. The interviewers gave you great feedback and you sent them thank you notes. So why didn't you get the job? This blog shares tips that can help.

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  10. Avoid Overpayments with Prompt Wage Reporting

    Man in suit on the phoneIf you are currently working while receiving Social Security disability benefits (SSDI/SSI), wage reporting is important to avoid overpayments from Social Security. Make sure you or your representative are reporting any changes in your work activity to Social Security. Learn what changes to your work activity Social Security needs to know and how you can report these changes.

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    Categories: Ticket to Work
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