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Are you ready to work, but not sure how to get started? Listen to these sessions to learn how your talents can be used in getting a job or starting your own business.
Highlights include using the Internet as an employment resource, finding the right job, getting help for starting a business venture, and developing a business plan. Emphasis is on people with mental health disabilities,
but anyone interested in work and entrepreneurship will find useful information in these three sessions.
Session I - Mapping Your Road to Work: Knowing Your Vehicle, Choosing Your Route
Presented by Howard Dansky
Are you thinking about looking for a job, but are not sure where you fit and what you want to do?
Are you between jobs and looking for a fresh start? Are you thinking about starting your own business?
Perhaps you are thinking about going back to school or getting training to prepare yourself for a new career.
Listen to this session to learn how to clarify your employment skills, interests, and goals.
Session II - Imagine Yourself in
Seat: Destination Entrepreneurship
Presented by Margo Covington
Have you ever thought, ďI could run that business better?Ē
Would you rather work for yourself? Would you like to sell
something you make with your own hands? Thinking about
starting your own business can feel like getting in the driverís seat of
a car with a foggy windshield. Listen to this session to learn
what you want to know before you start your engine and head
toward a new entrepreneurial venture.
Session III - Where Can I Get Help? Employment and Small Business Resources
Presented by Kamile Kalina
Tune in to this session to learn about government
resources that can help you reach your employment or self-employment
goals. Resources include information about job searching,
networking, telecommuting, self-employment initiatives,
employment programs for people with disabilities, proposal
writing to raise the capital to start or expand a business,
as well as training and apprenticeship programs.
This webcast is sponsored by the University of Illinois at Chicago National Research and Training Center on Psychiatric Disability. The Center is supported by NIDRR and CMHS.
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