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  1. Finding Your Own Opportunities Through Volunteering

    People gardeningThe Ticket to Work Program supports all kinds of career development. Volunteering is a great way to get involved in your community while helping you better prepare for your job hunt and the workforce. Volunteer work can also help build important skills and relationships that help you land the job that best suits you.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  2. Connecting Your Community to Ticket to Work

    Two women talking at a table with a laptopIf you work with people who receive Social Security disability benefits (SSDI/SSI) and are ages 18 through 64, they may be eligible to receive help from Social Security's Ticket to Work Program. Learn about the Ticket Program and how you can help people find the free services available to help them on their journey to employment and financial independence.

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  3. Get Ready! Preparing for and Attending a Virtual Career Fair

    Person typing at her laptopAttending a virtual career fair allows you to interact with employers and learn about job opportunities that meet your experience, skills and goals. Virtual career fairs bring all the benefits of a traditional in-person fair without having to leave the comfort of your home. Learn how to better prepare for a virtual career fair so you stand out in the crowd.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  4. September 11: A National Day of Service and Remembrance

    Poster for the Volunteer on #911DayFollowing the events of September 11, 2001, Americans came together to lift each other up, help communities heal and make our country stronger. Every community has needs, large and small. September 11 and the surrounding days are an opportunity to make a commitment to address those needs and support your neighbors by volunteering.

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    Categories: Ticket to Work
  5. Attend a Virtual Career Fair and Discover Additional Resources

    Now Hiring 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
  6. It’s Never Too Late to Make a Fresh Start

    Man working in factorySometimes the best way to return to work is with a career change. It's never too late to start something new. This blog shares how being a mature job seeker might mean you have the skills an employer is looking for.

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  7. Thinking about a Career Change?

    Laptop, pens, notepad, magnifier, and a coffee on a deskThinking about a career change? Often, people who leave the workforce due to a disability find that they no longer can perform the job or work in the career they once had. For some, choosing a different path to work is the answer. Here are some questions to ask yourself before making the transition to a new career, including how Ticket to Work can help you!

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    Categories: Ticket to Work
  8. Ticket at 20: Spotlight on Angel

    Thumbnail of AngelMeet Angel, a Ticket to Work success story and Air Force veteran. Angel returned to work and regained financial independence with support from the Ticket Program. "In the Air Force, your wingman is by your side as you face uncertainty… In a way, the Ticket Program brings the wingman concept into the civilian workforce." Angel said.

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  9. Attend a Virtual Career Fair and Discover Additional Resources

    Now Hiring 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
  10. Employment Networks Are Ready to Serve You

    Man and woman at laptopThere's a lot to consider when job searching and it can be tough trying to do everything on your own. Social Security's Ticket to Work Program can help! Across the country, in physical or virtual locations, more than 500 organizations known as Employment Networks are ready to serve you. Like all Ticket to Work providers, their services are free.

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    Categories: Ticket to Work
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