GettingHired’s New Job Seeker Webinar Series

Journey of Job Seekers with Disabilities As part of our celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) this October, GettingHired is broadcasting a new educational webinar series for job seekers with disabilities. The three part series called ‘The Journey of Job Seekers with Disabilities’, will focus on each part of the employment search process including:

• Understanding the basics of the recruitment process & how to get noticed
• Common frustrations of job seekers
• Getting a Job that’s Right for You
• What is ‘Schedule A’ and can it help you get a federal job?
• Understanding the online application process
• Requesting and managing accommodation
• The disclosure question and Self ID
• How can GettingHired help with your job search?
• What employers are being actively inclusive of people with disabilities?


Watch Part 1: Job Hunting & the Recruitment Process Now



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Watch Part 2: The application process, disclosing your disability and requesting accommodation

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Recorded Webinar Part 3: How GettingHired connects you to employers seeking candidates with disabilities, who are the most inclusive employers and how are they being inclusive




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Is this Webinar Suitable for Me?


According to government legislation you are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

Blindness
Deafness
Cancer
Diabetes
Epilepsy
Autism
Cerebral Palsy
HIV/AIDS
Schizophrenia
Muscular Dystrophy
Bipolar disorder
Major depression
Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Obsessive compulsive disorder
Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
Cognitive or Intellectual disability