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  1. To Financial Independence and Changed Lives

    Dec 6, 2018

    Banner image for International Day of Persons with Disabilities featuring Ben and friends with disabilitiesIn recognition of this month's International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we take a look at 3 individuals who found the support and services they needed through the Ticket to Work program to pursue financial independence through work. Discover how the Ticket program helped them succeed.

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  2. Attend a Career Fair in December

    Dec 3, 2018

    Image of a woman at a desk working on a laptopGet started on your 2019 goals by meeting potential employers, learning about companies and discovering job opportunities. Virtual and in-person career fairs give you that chance! Check out these events, taking place in December.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  3. Working for Yourself with Ticket to Work

    Nov 19, 2018

    Ben holding balloons and standing in front of a building with a banner reading Grand OpeningDiscover how Social Security's Ticket to Work program can offer you the supports and services you need as you pursue self-employment. We also share some Social Security Work Incentives and other resources that can help you succeed on the path to financial independence.

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  4. Learn While You Earn with an Apprenticeship

    Nov 14, 2018

    National Apprenticeship Week logoApprenticeships offer you the opportunity to work and earn income while you learn about your industry and receive training. Find out more about apprenticeships, including where you can find an apprenticeship opportunity, and discover how a Ticket to Work service provider can help you reach your goals.

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  5. Honoring Those Who Have Served

    Nov 8, 2018

    Ben honoring those who have servedIn recognition of Veterans Day this weekend, we take a look at how Veterans Day began. We also discuss the supports and services available through the Ticket to Work program that may help eligible veterans return to work and discover how their military experience is an asset in the workplace.

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  6. Informational Interviews: Why You Should Make Time for Them

    Nov 6, 2018

    Image of a woman and a man talking at a table while drinking coffeeInformational interviews offer you the opportunity to learn more about a specific career, including day-to-day responsibilities and skills and training you'll need. Find out why an informational interview could help you and discover tips to help you ask the right questions to become informed.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  7. Attend a Career Fair in November

    Nov 1, 2018

    Image of a woman at a desk working on a laptopVirtual 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 November.

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    Categories: Events, Find A Job
  8. Interview Dos and Don'ts: Making a Great First Impression

    Oct 30, 2018

    Ben shaking hands with an employerAs you get ready for your next job interview, it's important to consider what you can do and what you can avoid to make a strong impression with the interviewer. Follow these "dos and don'ts" to help you prepare and increase your chances of receiving a job offer.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  9. Applicant Tracking Systems: Is Your Resume Hitting the Mark?

    Oct 25, 2018

    Graphic of a resumeMany large employers use applicant tracking systems to filter applications based on important keywords and narrow down the applicant pool for a specific job. Find out how to tailor your resume to maximize your chances of your resume making it to the next stage of the application process.

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    Categories: Find A Job
  10. Celebrate NDEAM 2018!

    Oct 15, 2018

    NDEAM graphicDuring National Disability Employment Awareness Month, find resources and learn how Social Security's Ticket to Work program may offer you the supports and services that you need to succeed in the workforce.

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