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SSA: Attend a Virtual or In-Person Career Fair in February

Attend a Virtual or In-Person Career Fair in February Jan 29, 2018 Career fairs are an excellent way to start or advance your job search. They give you the chance to meet potential employers and learn about different job opportunities, including openings you can apply for. Check out one of the following career fairs being held in person and online this month. Before you attend, read our post “Making the Most of a Virtual Career Fair” for tips on how to make the most out of a career fair and leave a strong impression with recruiters. Choice Career Fairs (In person) Choice Career Fairs is an organizer of job fair and career fair events throughout the United States. February 8: Columbus, OH February 15: Las Vegas, NV February 15: Los Angeles, CA February 22: Baltimore, MD February 28: Jacksonville, FL February 28: Dallas, TX Coast to Coast Career Fairs (In Person) Coast to Coast Career Fairs holds numerous in person career… Read More > SSA: Attend a Virtual or In-Person Career Fair in February

Job Accommodation Network (JAN) ENews: Volume 16, Issue 1, First Quarter, 2018

ENews: Volume 16, Issue 1, First Quarter, 2018 Share The JAN E-News is a quarterly online newsletter. Its purpose is to keep subscribers informed about low-cost and innovative accommodation approaches; the latest trends in assistive technologies; announcements of upcoming JAN presentations, media events, trainings, and Webcasts; and legislative and policy updates promoting the employment success of people with disabilities. An e-mail announcement is sent to an opt-in list when a new issue is available. Please use the links at the end of this document to subscribe or unsubscribe. Index The Evolution of Human Resources Management and Disability Long-Term Leave and the ADA after Severson Job Coaches and Support People for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities Fear or Phobia? What is the Difference? Why Does it Matter at Work? One Man’s Trash: Practical Solutions for Workplace Clutter Winter Weather Woes? Accommodations Can Help! JAN Blog Growing JAN Releases New Resources E-vents JAN Exhibit and Training Schedule Subscribe to JAN Newsletter 1 –… Read More > Job Accommodation Network (JAN) ENews: Volume 16, Issue 1, First Quarter, 2018

Fair Shake Network Winter Newsletter 2018

SSA Blog Post: You Asked, We Answer! Disability Benefits and Work

You Asked, We Answer! Disability Benefits and Work Jan 24, 2018 During the December Work Incentives Seminar Event (WISE) webinar, we learned the truth about common myths about disability benefits and work. The presenters shared resources, including Social Security Work Incentives, that may help you transition to work with confidence. More than 500 people attended the webinar and learned about the supports available through Social Security and the Ticket to Work (Ticket) program. Today, we’re answering the top questions we received during the webinar. What is Social Security’s Ticket to Work program? Do I have to participate? Social Security’s Ticket program supports career development for people ages 18 through 64 who receive Social Security disability benefits (SSDI or SSI). The program helps people with disabilities move toward financial independence and connects them with the services and supports to help them succeed in the workforce. The Ticket program is free and voluntary, so you’ll never need to pay for services under… Read More > SSA Blog Post: You Asked, We Answer! Disability Benefits and Work

SSA Blog Post- Update: Wage Reporting for People who Receive SSDI

Update: Wage Reporting for People who Receive SSDI Jan 11, 2018 As we’ve discussed in the past, reporting your wages is important to avoid overpayments from Social Security. An overpayment occurs when Social Security sends you a benefit payment higher than what you’re eligible to receive. You can learn more about wage reporting and overpayments in Wage Reporting: Myths, Tips and Ticket to Work. Social Security recently released a new tool to make it easier for SSDI beneficiaries or their representative payees to report wages securely online. When you sign up for a my Social Security account, you’ll be able to report your wages online from your computer or mobile device. After you report your wages, you’ll be able to save or print a copy of your receipt for your records. At this time, the tool is only available for people who receive Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) benefits. If you receive SSI benefits, you may continue reporting your wages… Read More > SSA Blog Post- Update: Wage Reporting for People who Receive SSDI

New Voter ID Education Program Card

Report: DD Councils Addressing Sexual Abuse

Register Now for January’s WISE Webinar!

Ticket to Work: The Pathway to Financial Independence Wednesday, January 24, 2018 3 – 4:30 p.m. ET Are you age 18-64? Do you receive Social Security disability benefits (SSI or SSDI) and want to earn more money through work? The Ticket to Work (Ticket) program can provide the support you need! Join us on January 24, 2018, for the next WISE webinar to learn more about achieving financial independence with Ticket to Work. Attend the webinar to: Learn how to set financial goals, budget, and create an action plan Discover financial services that may be available to you Understand the tax benefits that may apply to you Register online at choosework.ssa.gov/wise or call 866-968-7842 or 866-833-2967 (TTY). You will receive a registration confirmation message with instructions on how to log in to the webinar. Please be sure to check your spam folder. Questions? Email us: support@choosework.ssa.gov Call us: 866-968-7842 or 866-833-2967 (TTY) Visit us: choosework.ssa.gov Did you like this email? Use our Share button to send… Read More > Register Now for January’s WISE Webinar!

Campus Mental Health: Know Your Rights

New SSA Blog Post: Make Your Resolutions Work with Ticket to Work

Make Your Resolutions Work with Ticket to Work Jan 8, 2018 It’s the New Year! Many people use the beginning of the year as a time to set new goals and make a positive change in their lives. Setting work goals and making progress to full-time employment is a great goal to consider this year, and the Ticket to Work (Ticket) program is here to help! Social Security’s Ticket program supports career development for people ages 18 through 64 who receive Social Security disability benefits (SSI or SSDI) and want to work. The Ticket program is free and voluntary. It helps people with disabilities move toward financial independence and connects them with the services and support they need to succeed in the workforce. Use this checklist to stay on track with your resolutions and find success! Learn more about the Ticket program. You can call the Ticket to Work Help Line at 866-968-7842 or 866-833-2967 (TTY), Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.… Read More > New SSA Blog Post: Make Your Resolutions Work with Ticket to Work