Post date: 
Thursday, 15 July 2021
Category: 
Employment

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Marie Clarkson from the RNIB Employment Team has been talking to Connect Radio about the skills you need when you start out job hunting.

In this series of short interviews Marie talks to Connect Radio's Ellie Marsh and gives some useful tips that will help anyone with sight loss as they begin looking for work.

Interview one: Looking for work

Marie discusses accessible job search websites, the Equality Act and where to get support and training.

Listen to interview one

 

Interview two: Application forms and CVs

Marie talks about the skills you need to complete an application form and how to write a curriculum vitae.

Listen to interview two

 

Interview three: Interview techniques

Marie has tips to help you prepare for an interview, create a good first impression and how to approach asking for adjustments.

Listen to interview three

 

Interview four: Disclosing a disability

Marie talks about disclosing a disability, when to consider it and the benefits of being up front with a potential employer.

Listen to interview four