RNIB are celebrating the release of a new series of careers podcasts for students with sight loss, created with the Open University Careers and Employability Team.
These short interviews are designed to help Open University students with sight loss understand and navigate the world of career planning, job seeking, employment and promotions. Recorded with our friendly and professional employment advisors, these podcasts are a great resource to help anyone starting out.
Employment Coordinator Matt Hards talks about choosing a career path and thinking about what adjustments you might need.
Tracey Mimna and Nigel Townley from the Employment Team discuss technology and software options, how to talk about your sight loss and the Disability Confident scheme.
David Kidman and Warren Wilson from RNIB talk about the challenges people with sight loss can face in the workplace, and how to overcome them with the support of the Access to Work scheme.
Employment Team Leader Andy Swann talks about the promotions process, reasonable adjustments and where to get the guidance you need.
Visit our pages on equality, rights and employment for lots more information about finding a job, staying in employment, Access to Work and even starting your own business.