By Marsha Robinson-Vaden, Office of Program Development and Research, Social Security Administration If you are getting disability benefits and want to work, we have good news for you! Social Security’s work incentives and Ticket to Work programs can help you get started. Special rules make it possible for people receiving Social Security disability benefits (SSDI) [...]
Disability Network will be hosting a Parent Network meeting on February 27 from 6:30-8:00 pm at Disability Network. A panel of professionals from Michigan Works, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, Grand Traverse Industries, and Traverse Bay Intermediate School District will be presenting “My Child Turned 18….Now What? Preparing for Employment.” Parents, guardians, and community members are invited [...]
James “Tyler” Kirk walks the two blocks to his office at the Securities and Exchange Commission every morning, thinking about how lucky he is. He’s 29, loves his work as an SEC lawyer and loves the life he has built. But those two blocks can be dicey. “The most stressful part of my job is [...]
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Tax return fraud is becoming a bigger and bigger problem every year. Most people panic when they find out they are a victim, and for a good reason. Many times people discover they are a victim when they receive a bill from the IRS for a few thousand dollars, or cannot understand what they are [...]
Donna Fuscaldo, Glassdoor With the job market extremely tight, even the small stuff counts, especially when you’re on a job interview. That’s why it’s so important not to say or do the wrong things, since that first impression could end up being the last one. With that in mind, here are seven deadly sins of job interviewing. 1. Don’t Be [...]
Hospitality Training Available in Petoskey Enrollment Session – March 5 Training Sessions – March 19-23, 26-30 Petoskey Michigan Works! Service Center, The Inn at Bay Harbor PETOSKEY, MI — The Hospitality Skills Alliance, a program of the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments (NWMCOG), will host a training session in Petoskey for people interested in entering [...]
February 16, 2012 | AAPD Power Grid Blog Team by Leah Katz-Hernandez, AAPD Youth Transitions Fellow The most important issue for young people nationally is employment. For young people nationally, we have come of age in an era of economic fragility. We graduated from colleges and universities proudly clutching our degrees and absolutely ready for the world. [...]