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. Money Mondays: Calling All Young Adults with Disabilities

    Apr 16, 2018

    Image of a hand adding coins into one of 4 vases in which a plant is growing. The more coins he puts, the bigger the plant.Graduating from high school and entering adulthood is exciting, but you may have questions about managing your money. Our tips and resources may help you make a plan for budgeting, creating savings goals and managing your disability benefits.

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  2. Spring Cleaning: 10 Tips for Organizing Your Job Search

    Apr 9, 2018

    Image of a scheduler and flowers on a deskIt's time for spring cleaning! Organize your job search by following our 10 tips. We offer advice on setting up a job-search space and staying organized as you keep track of applications, interviews and networking opportunities.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  3. Work and Learn as an Intern

    Apr 5, 2018

    A mishmash graphic of office supplies on a desk with "skills internship" written in large fontInternships are a great way for young adults to learn more about their desired career, gain valuable work experience, and build professional relationships. Learn how you can make the most of your internship experience and advance your career.

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  4. Attend a Career Fair in April

    Apr 2, 2018

    Image of a cloud of wordsHead to a career fair during April to meet with recruiters and advance your job search. Virtual and in-person job fairs can help you connect with employers and learn about career opportunities and different job industries.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  5. Have an Interview? Do Your Homework!

    Mar 29, 2018

    Image of a man in a suit sitting behind a desk and speakingAre you going on an interview soon? Before you do, researching a company or organization as well as its leadership may help you prepare questions about the job. Check out our tips on finding more information about a company.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  6. Addressing Employment Gaps During a Job Search

    Mar 22, 2018

    Headshot of Lisa JordanAs you write your resume and start applying for jobs, you may have questions about addressing employment gaps. Lisa Jordan, President of Human Solutions LLC, shares advice on how you can address these gaps and how to fill them with other experiences to make a strong impression with a potential employer.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  7. What's New for ABLE in 2018

    Mar 19, 2018

    Image of Ben dropping coins into an ABLE piggy bankCheck out what's new for ABLE programs in 2018, including changes to annual contribution limits and tax credits that ABLE account owners may be eligible for! ABLE Accounts allow certain people with disabilities to save more money for disability-related expenses.

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  8. Finding Help on the Path to Work

    Mar 15, 2018

    Graphic of a map with the different service provider iconsAs you start on the path to employment and financial independence, you may be wondering where to turn for support. Find out how to use the Find Help tool to help you search for Ticket to Work service providers who may provide the services you need to succeed.

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  9. What Can YOU Do? The Campaign for Disability Employment

    Mar 12, 2018

    Image of someone's hand browsing through the What Can You Do website with a cell phoneThe Department of Labor's Campaign for Disability joins us in this guest blog post. They discuss their mission and resources that you can find on their new website. Learn about the successes of people with disabilities in the workplace as you discover supports to help you on your job search.

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    Categories: Government Programs
  10. Top Questions You Can Expect during a Job Interview - Part 2

    Mar 8, 2018

    Image of a man in a suit sitting behind a desk and speakingCheck out more questions that interviewers like to ask, and find advice on how to answer them. Having an idea of what types of questions you may be asked and preparing responses may help you feel more confident during your next job interview.

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    Categories: Find A Job