Finding and getting a job can be a challenging process, but knowing more about job search methods and application techniques may increase your chances of success. CareerOneStop, part of the American Job Center, offers information that may help you:
Apprenticeships combine on-the-job training and related instruction in which you can learn skills needed to advance in your chosen field.
Apprentice programs vary in length from one to six years. During that time, apprentices work and learn as employees. When you complete a registered program, you will receive a nationally recognized certificate from the Department of Labor (DOL) as proof of your qualifications.
Disability Online develops and implements workforce disability policy and program initiatives.
American Job Center provides information and assistance to help individuals, including people with disabilities, find jobs.
Check with your State Vocational Rehabilitation Services. These offices provide a variety of job services for people with disabilities, including employment counseling, evaluations, training, and placement.
The AbilityOne.gov program provides employment opportunities for people who are blind or who have other significant disabilities with nonprofit agencies and community rehabilitation programs across the country.
Visit the Disability Employment section of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website. It provides information on the Federal government hiring processes, how to conduct a job search and reasonable accommodation to qualified employees with disabilities.
If you want to start your own home-based business, the Small Business Administration (SBA) offers a guide for home-based businesses. This guide includes start-up resources, tax information, and information about buying a home-based franchise.