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  1. Pre-Employment and the ADA: 5 Tips for Navigating a Job Interview

    woman shaking hands with a candidateDisclosing a disability or requesting reasonable accommodations during the application and interview stage of your job search can be daunting. The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) explores how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) protects you from discrimination and how JAN can help you consider accommodations that could help you on the path to employment.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  2. Soft Skills: Practicing Early and Often

    Construction workers discuss planSoft skills are just as important as hard or technical skills for getting a job and succeeding at work. Learn how to develop soft skills for workplace success and how the Ticket to Work program can help you in your employment journey.

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  3. Attend a Career Fair in July

    Woman sitting at her computerVirtual 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 July.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  4. How Will Working Affect Your Benefits?

    Ben shaking hands with interviewerFind out where you can find information about how working will affect your Social Security disability benefits and discover who can help you find the supports and services you may need as you transition to the workforce.

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  5. Your Map to Success

    Ben reading a work planReady to work but not sure how to get to your goals? Find out how working with a Ticket to Work service provider and creating an Individual Work Plan can help you stay on track as you pursue your employment goals.

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  6. What's So Important About Soft Skills?

    Woman looking at computer screenSoft skills play an important role in an employer's hiring decisions and can give an employer an idea of how you may work well on their team. Learn more about soft skills in the workplace and how to identify the soft skills you have.

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  7. Your First Resume

    Graduation cap and certificateFor those of you moving from school to the workforce for the first time, you may be wondering, "Now what?" Your first step on the path to work may be writing your first resume. Add these three items to your first resume to highlight the skills and knowledge you have, even if you haven't worked before.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  8. Attend a Career Fair in June

    Woman sitting at her computerVirtual 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 June.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  9. You've Been Offered a Job! Now What?

    Woman with flowersCongratulations! You’ve been offered a job! Now what? Consider asking yourself and your new employer these questions as you accept a job offer and transition to the workplace.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  10. Identifying a Mental Health-Friendly Employer

    image of a group huddleIf you have a mental illness and are looking for work, you may have questions about finding a mental health-friendly employer. Here are 4 signs to look for and 3 tips to help you transition to the workplace.

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    Categories: Find A Job
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