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  1. Discover 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 this January.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  2. Update: 2022 Cost-of-Living Adjustment

    Man, woman and son hugging and smilingEach year, Social Security bases the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) on changes in the Consumer Price Index. For 2022, Social Security benefits and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments will increase by 5.9%. Learn about the increase and discover how you can find out your new payment and benefits for the new year by using a my Social Security account.

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  3. Discover 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 this December.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  4. Trying Work Through Seasonal Employment

    Delivery man carrying boxesDeciding to try work is a personal decision with many factors involved. However, if you think you may be ready to try work, the upcoming holiday season may be a great time to start your employment journey. Many employers are looking for seasonal employees and this can be a great temporary way to see if you're ready for the workforce.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  5. Tips for Opening Your ABLE Account

    Plant growing in a pot full of coinsHave you heard about ABLE Accounts? An ABLE Account helps certain individuals with a disability a tax-free way to save for disability-related expenses. In this blog we are sharing the questions to ask before you apply for an ABLE Account and the information you'll need to get your account started.

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  6. Start Where You Are: Ticket to Work Tips for Veterans

    Military man pushing person in wheelchairNo matter where you are in your journey to work, Social Security's Ticket to Work Program has resources available to support you on your path to financial independence. In a continuation of our newest blog series, we look at the services available to veterans ready to join the civilian workforce. And how military service develops a specific set of skills that are always in demand.

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  7. Start Where You Are

    Bulletin board with the largest note reading "Make Things Happen"No matter where you are in your journey to work, Social Security's Ticket to Work Program has resources available to support you on your path to financial independence. In the first part of this new blog series, we'll share information about how the Ticket Program can support you at any stage of your employment process.

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  8. See Who’s Hiring Now! Attend a Career Fair in November

    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 this November.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  9. 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
  10. 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
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