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Community INclusion Specialist
hi Serena! I’m Payton. I’ll be moving up North to OCB for about 3-6 months. I’d love to visit the Lighthouse occasionally when I’m not receiving instruction. my question is what are programs I’d be able to participate in? is Lighthouse à mon-profit or should I prepare to pay for services?
What does it mean to network in the job world?
I am currently a second year looking to embark on law. BUT I’m interested in pretty much everything, I’d love to do volunteer work, if possible.
For someone looking to become apart of the Lighthouse family, what can we look forward to?
What a great example of networking Serena
that’s a great point, everyday is a networking opportunity!
Glad to see everyone. Glad to you as well Rachel. One item to add social groups and civic organization have broader outreach on social media.
if time allows, can we please briefly touch on networking etiquette?
what computer devices do you use as a blind person.
Kathy, o.t. needs to know...blind computer useage.
What are the top job websites you would suggest for applying. I am currently in job developing with a client and her assistive technology isn't compatible with all sites. Or she gets stuck on "Are you a robot?" section when submitting applications.
Rachel Stewart (she/her)
I also have a question about how to network when you have social anxiety or get anxious in social situations?
Colleges or Career One Stop offices also host job networking workshops to assist with network meeting practice. Losing internet connection. Catch everyone next time.
Tom Jepsen, P.E., Jepsen Engineering, I am currently in a transition. I am also interested in assistive technology, particular interest in Text-to-speech
Is it possible to get a list of any of these conferences or community events?
there’s simply too many to remember.
a lot of opportunities that can get pretty overwhelming
hi what can you to help find a job if you had several interviews and keep being turned away i
Do you or have you mentioned in your resume that your blind?
When would it be appropriate to mention my disability to an (potential) employer?
I understand that in some applications they ask you if you have a disability and I say yes. However, some applications don't say anything about disability. That is why I am asking.
Thank you for sharing Armando. Great tips to overcoming social anxiety.
Rachel Stewart (she/her)
Yes, all great points, Armando! Thank you!