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Job seeking for people with an injury, illness or disability can be daunting. With a clear understanding of your strengths, limitations, and a job-seeking plan, you can significantly increase your chances of securing suitable work.
Prepare carefully before commencing job seeking:
It can be challenging to talk to employers positively about your disability or condition. Planning and discussion will go a long way.
Here are some general hints on talking with a potential employer about your condition or disability:
Willing and Able Mentoring Program matches job seekers or tertiary students who have a disability with mentors in leading organisations
Stepping into.. work experience series. A paid internship programme for tertiary students with a disability
WISE Employment is a not-for-profit organisation with a professional, integrated approach to finding the right job for jobseekers
JobAccess - help and workplace solutions for the employment of people with a disability
Choosing Your Path - Disclosure: It’s a personal decision
Careers for graduates with a disability written by Graduate Careers Australia