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Applying for Jobs

Applying for your first job is a huge step for many teenagers. Not only are first jobs a great way to earn money, but they’ll give you plenty of experience and work skills along the way. There are a few steps involved in getting a job. Once you find a job opening that you want to pursue, you may need …

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Rights and Responsibilities

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is against the law for certain businesses to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. Section 504 of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 also prohibits discrimination in employment. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) of 2014 forbids discrimination in employment or in provision of services by any organization that receives Federal funding …

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Where the Jobs Are

With so many Resources for You/All Resources available to help people find jobs, it can be confusing and overwhelming on where to start. Here are some suggestions on how to start your search. Finding a job can be a bit overwhelming. Here are some suggestion on how to start your search. Where to start Networking is an important part of …

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Getting the Job You Want

Let’s explore some of these questions to help you find and keep a job as well as moving ahead in your career. If you have someone helping you, they can work with you as you consider these questions and develop skills for successful employment. Tips to help you get and keep the job you want. Finding the Right Job 10 …

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Employment Supports and Services

You do not have to find a job all by yourself! There are a number of places where you can get a lot of good services. These four agencies are a good place to start. If you were in school until you were 21 years old – you should probably start with the Developmental Disabilities Administration, If you are being …

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O*NET

O*NET OnLine is an online tool for career exploration and job analysis! It has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

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Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work. It is composed of the public vocational rehabilitation (VR) program and the Disability Determination Services (DDS). It also provides services to Maryland businesses.  DORS’ Website |  DORS’ Facebook Phone: 410-554-9442 or 888-554-0334 toll free Videophone: 443-798-2840 (DEAF/HARD of HEARING ONLY) Learn more …