2013 Employment Teleconference Series:
Career Decisions and MS
Past Teleconference Recordings
January 16 - Should I Work from Home or Start My Own Business?
Trying to decide if working from home or starting your own business is for you? Experts in both of these areas will talk about what it takes to be a successful home-based employee or entrepreneur.
Home Based Employment Program Outline
Working from Home Resources
Telework and Work From Home JAN resources
JAN Fact Sheet
Resources for Starting Your Own Business
January 30 - Is it Time? Deciding to Change Careers or Stop Working
Working with MS is possible, but can be challenging at times. What do you do if working, or working in your field is no longer an option? How do you know when it’s time to stop or make a change? Learn from a counseling professional what to consider when having to make this important decision.
February 13 - Deciding How to Plan Your Job Search. Employers Share How They Find Employees
Hear from a panel of employers on what they really look for in a job candidate, where they find candidates and how they fill openings.
February 27 - Should I Work? Work from Home Options for People on Social Security Disability
Are you on Social Security and want to work? Do you need to or prefer to work from home? Learn how working might impact your disability benefits and hear about work from home opportunities for people on Social Security.
Fact Sheet on SSD
General Information on SSI
The Red Book
Additional SS information
Work From Home Jobs Presentation
Work from Home Resources
March 13 - The Impact of Health Insurance on Career Decisions
Health insurance considerations can impact your decision to change jobs or leave the workforce? Learn about legal protections and questions to ask to ensure you have the coverage you need.
NMSS Health Information
March 27 - How to Talk About MS to Your Employer
Once you decide to disclose there are still many unanswered questions. Hear from employers and disability advocates on how to talk with your employer about your MS.