If you’re a person with blindness or low vision, you can add value to just about any organization. If you’re an employer looking to diversify your workforce and increase productivity, a number of job-ready candidates are eager to work with you. Workplace Hub has the tips and tools you need to make your inclusive workplace a reality.
Skilled but unsure where to start? Browse tips on choosing your career path, writing your resume and bringing your best self to the interview.
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Achieving an accessible workplace is easier than you think – and beneficial for everyone involved.
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A diverse workforce is one that values inclusion and the unique points of view that employees from different backgrounds can bring to the job.
Less than half of Americans with a visual impairment participate in the workforce
Of those who do, the unemployment rate is twice the rate of those without a disability
Most of these job seekers don't make it to the interview stage, despite their education & skills
Perkins and the region’s best-known businesses and nonprofits are working together to break down employment barriers for individuals with blindness and visual impairment.
Discover the Perkins Business Partnership
An interactive course that teaches young adults workplace skills and career confidence.
Explore the Pre-Employment Program
Why don’t we see people who are blind in our everyday world? We set out looking for answers.
Students who are blind practice essential job-search skills at Perkins’ Work Experience Open House.
Two new e-books from Perkins explain how sighted people can work and socialize with people who are visually impaired.
Perkins teams up with Harvard Extension School to launch online course promoting more inclusive hiring policies.