Find a Job As an Individual Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired
Are you ready to start your job hunt? Good! This section will give you detailed information on how to increase your chances of becoming a successful job seeker by preparing yourself as a person who is visually impaired to locate and land a job you love. All people face obstacles to employment, but vision loss adds specific challenges that sighted individuals don’t face, such as when to disclose your disability and how to address employer concerns during an interview.
In this section, you will find constructive articles that answer your questions and guide you through finding a job. You will learn how to:
- Prepare for and Conduct a Job Search
- Find Job Leads
- Identify the Fastest-Growing Industries in America
- Develop Strategies for Getting Hired
- Explore Job Postings
- And More
Job Seeker’s Toolkit
Gain practical experience in looking for a job by utilizing the Job Seeker’s Toolkit, our free online employment exploration course designed for the job seeker who is blind or visually impaired. The lessons in the Job Seeker’s Toolkit address the concerns of people with visual impairments while looking for employment. You will become more self-aware, find out about job search tools, create a quality resume and cover letter, and hone your interview skills.
Register for CareerConnect today to get started on the Job Seeker’s Toolkit!
Note: AFB CareerConnect does not provide jobs, do job searches, or job placement. Rather, we offer transition-age students and job seekers the tools to learn how to independently conduct exercises that will enable them to develop or advance a career. Professionals will also find tools and materials that will assist them during career exploration and education teaching/training.