Image of a person's feet facing the word START on pavementWhether you are thinking about work, ready to get employment support from a service provider or have a job and want to make sure you stay on track, the Path to Work feature on choosework.net shares what you need to know at every part of your journey to financial independence. Where are you on your journey to work? Find the phase that best fits where you are, and click through different Path to Work articles for tips and resources to get closer to your career goals. Read more...

Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Ticket to Work logo and The Seal of the United States Social Security Administration
Access to Employment Support Services for Social Security Disability Beneficiaries Who Want to Work
 
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Website Wednesday: Find Your Path to Work

Dec 24, 2014

Image of a person's feet facing the word START on pavementThe Ticket to Work program recently redesigned its website! Follow the Choose Work Blog on Wednesdays this winter for information on new and improved online resources at choosework.net.

Many people who receive Social Security disability benefits ask themselves, "Am I ready to work?" It is also common to hear myths about what happens to your Social Security benefits while working.

Whether you are thinking about work, ready to get employment support from a service provider or have a job and want to make sure you stay on track, the Path to Work feature on choosework.net shares what you need to know at every part of your journey to financial independence. Where are you on your journey to work? Select the phase that best fits where you are, and click through the different articles in each phase for tips and resources to get closer to your career goals.

Phase 1: Ticket to Work - Figuring out whether work is the right choice for you? If you are just getting started, this phase shares an overview of the Ticket to Work program and tells you what you should know when thinking about work. This section also dispels common myths and shares real Success Stories about people who have used the program.

Phase 2: Ready to Work - When looking for work, it's important to take the time to make sure you get a job that's right for you. Visit this section to set your work goals and find a Ticket to Work service provider that can help you meet these goals. This section also shares the difference between Employment Networks (ENs) and Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies (VRs).

Phase 3: Getting a Job - There are lots of things to remember when searching or preparing for a job. Visit this section for articles on how to get ready to enter the workforce, find and apply for jobs and prepare for interviews.

Phase 4: Managing Your Job - Having a job is something to be proud of and a great achievement! Once you are hired, stay on the right path to a better future with these tips to manage your money and understand the impact of work on your benefits.

Your Path to Work is just one of the many resources that the newly redesigned choosework.net website offers you.

If you are a Social Security disability beneficiary and you want to work, learn more about the Ticket to Work program by calling 1-866-968-7842 (V); 1-866-833-2967 (TTY).