Posts Tagged 'Ticket to Work'

Benefits of WISE

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If you receive social security benefits, you may have heard of WISE (Work Incentives Seminar Events) webinars. These are free webinars that go over various topics that are beneficial to social security beneficiaries. They cover a wide range of subjects. Last month’s topic was Ticket to Work and the Path to Employment. You can register for this month’s WISE webinar here: https://choosework.ssa.gov/wise/

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WISE is known to be held on the fourth Wednesday of each month. If you miss a webinar, ...

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Comparing TTW and Regional Center Services

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Polishing the Professional offers several different services to help our clients land gainful employment. Two of these services are at no cost to you. These are our Regional Center and Ticket to Work services.

Regional Center

Regional center clients receive work readiness training, job placement support, and long-term support through vocational services.

Work readiness training consists of our pre-employment training program. We make sure our regional center clients know how to answer interview questions and conduct themselves in an interview. If they need ...

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The Process of Assigning a Ticket to an Employment Network

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Beneficiaries assign their Ticket to employment networks once they are ready to look for employment. Employment Networks are for those who have all the skills they need for their field of interest and need assistance with the interview process to obtain gainful employment.

The Ticket to Work Program’s function is to help those who receive social security benefits become gainfully employed. The best way for a ticket recipient to receive assistance in landing job interviews is by assigning their Ticket to ...

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What is a Trial Work Period?

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The anticipation of rejoining the workforce can be frightening. You may be concerned that you will not be able to keep up with your coworkers or that your disability won’t allow you to perform in a way that shows you are excelling at the position.

It is essential to take a chance and see what you are capable of accomplishing. You may surprise yourself!

The best part of beginning the Trial Work Period is getting on the track to becoming self-sufficient. You ...

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4th of July

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The Fourth of July is the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

Polishing the Professional hopes you all had a safe and celebratory weekend.  The state of our country has enforced limited gatherings so we hope you all had a fun-filled day full of food, safety, and quality time with friends and family. Also, a moment to pay homage to those who sacrificed and continue to sacrifice for our freedoms.


While spending time with ...

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Polishing the Professional Acknowledges Juneteenth

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Juneteenth: June 19th, also known as Juneteenth, is a day for African-American’s to commemorate the emancipation of slavery from the state of Texas in 1865. At Polishing the Professional we take this time to recognize the African-Americans who fought and continue to fight for equality and push for change in every avenue of life.

Everyday African Americans are faced with discrimination in their personal life as well as the work place. It’s important to celebrate the success of employment ...

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