When it comes to Autism and Employment, Australian businesses are still clueless and I'm exhausted having to explain the benefits In Australia as of 2017 according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics the unemployment rate for people with Autism was 31.6%. Let that sink in. 31.6% of businesses are missing out on employing someone with… Continue reading When it comes to Autism and Employment, Australian Businesses are still clueless and I’m exhausted having to explain the benefits
We've scanned the job website we've found a job that we wish to apply for and now comes the part where we fill in the application form. Ohh the dreaded application form part After filling in the easier bits, when we get down to the box where it says do you consider yourself to be… Continue reading How to tell an employer that you are Autistic:
What hurdles do people with disabilities need to overcome to find employment? Barriers essentially are internal or external: Internal barriers : Broadly include a lack of confidence, an impoverishment of experience (you don’t know whether you’ll like something you’ve never tried!), and fear around the unknown. In particular, for people with autism, the condition means… Continue reading What hurdles do people with disabilities need to overcome to find employment?
A reality/doco type show comes to the ABC tonight, based on the UK show of the same name, its aim is to & I quote "By using science to uncover their unique abilities, this series follows Australian's most extraordinary job seekers as they seek to prove that having a neurological condition, such as Tourette’s or… Continue reading Employable Me
Today I have spent 2 and a half hours walking around a shopping centre.... With *Gina my employment consultant resume in hand begging, pleading, bribing (*possibly) any employer to hire me for a job. Let that sink in. I am reduced to having to give an incentive away in order to be a likeable canditate… Continue reading What a load of s*&t
Don’t dismiss my disability Fact although you can’t see it (i.e.) it’s not visible to you I have a disability. This doesn’t prevent me from finding employment. Ok stop. It does. I should point out that I don’t highlight that fact in bold on my resume. It’s one thing that weighs on the minds of… Continue reading Don’t dismiss my disability