If you didn’t stay up with all of the 12 Days of AFB CareerConnect with tips and advice for job seekers who are blind or visually impaired, I wanted to take the time to provide you with a little ESPN Sports Center highlight reel of our own. Each day provided you with new tips, advice, and links to resources that could help with your preparation for employment or that next position. Let us know what you thought about the series and the posts.
12. On the Twelfth Day of AFB CareerConnect, we posted this post from Katy Lewis, introducing the series with a link back to the “Top 12 Tips and Advice for Job Seekers Who are Blind or Visually Impaired.” Katy tells you not to put your job search on hold for the holidays, as employers are continuing to search for candidates, interview, and hire new employees.
11. On the Eleventh Day of AFB CareerConnect, Detra Bannister brought you, 11 Profiles of Successful People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired to get you inspired and exploring your career opportunities duing the holiday season. She provided you links to a range of fabulous mentors and individuals who get the job done at work and in life.
10. On the Tenth Day of AFB CareerConnect, Detra Bannister brought you 10 Ways to Improve a Resumé as a Job Seeker Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired. Detra wants you to keep that resumé up to date and ready to roll out to employers.
9. On the Ninth Day of AFB CareerConnect, I provided you with the 9 Ways to Wow an Interviewer as a Job Seeker Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired. We all want to make the best impression possible during an interview, and these top notch tips give you a leg up.
8. On the Eighth Day of AFB CareerConnect, I gave you 8 Thoughts and Considerations on Job Accommodations for Workers Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired. These thoughts provide you some of the considerations that can impact the job accommodations process.
7. On the Seventh Day of AFB CareerConnect, I shared with you 7 Ways to Get Organized as a Worker Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired. The tips provide blindness specific strategies to keep your New Year on track.
6. On the Sixth Day of AFB CareerConnect, I released the 6 Ways to Manage or Relieve Work-Related Stress as a Worker Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired. The holiday season can be stressful in general, and the workplace is no different.
5. On the Fifth Day of AFB CareerConnect, I shared with you, 5 Ways to Turn Volunteer Experience into Work Experience as a Job Seeker Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired. Volunteering is so important, and it can also be valuable to getting employment experience.
4. On the Fourth Day of AFB CareerConnect, I provided you with 4 Tips on Disclosing Your Disability as a Job Seeker Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired. You can read my tips and thoughts on the disclosure process, it is all about building trust and setting yourself up for success on the job.
3. On the Third Day of AFB CareerConnect, Katy Lewis brought you, 3 Free Resources From AFB CareerConnect for Job Seekers Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired. Katy wanted you to know about these specific tools and resources that could offer the ticket to your next job.
2. On the Second Day of AFB CareerConnect, Katy Lewis shared with you, 2 Ways to Connect with AFB CareerConnect Mentors Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired. Katy wanted you to get the scoop on connecting with mentors before you started the year.
1. On the First Day of AFB CareerConnect, Detra Bannister gave you, One Inspiring Our Stories Series About Individuals Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired. Detra put together four Our Stories pieces about the team from the show, Cooking Without Looking.
Our team at AFB and AFB CareerConnect hope you enjoyed the 12 Days of AFB CareerConnect series of tips, advice and links to resources. It was a lot of work by our team, and we hope to bring it back next year. Please let us know what you thought of the pieces. If you missed any of the CareerConnect Blog posts, you can access the archive of 2014 CareerConnect Blog posts on the right side navigation bar by selecting the year and select “GO.” Don’t miss out on the tips and advice that could land you that next position, first job, or that wanted promotion at work.