- MODULE 1 - Labor market for hearing impaired people
MODULE 1 - Labor market for hearing impaired people
After you finish school, and even before that, you start to think about your first job. Will it be easy? Or very difficult? What do I have to do to find a suitable job for me? Will I cope with the new work tasks?... These are questions that you ask yourself with concern.
- MODULE 2 - The best choice for each of us
MODULE 2 - The best choice for each of us
If you have a hearing loss you can consider a job using sign language. Learn a trade or skill that requires hands on presence. Pick a career that requires your physical presence and that cannot easily be done remotely.
- MODULE 3 - How to be a good employee
MODULE 3 - How to be a good employee
In order to be a good employee it is necessary for you to be able to communicate easily with your colleagues and your boss and the other way around. If you work with people who know little about hearing loss it may be a good idea to share some information with them, they will appreciate your effort and the fact that you considered them.
- MODULE 4 - How to write a good CV
MODULE 4 - How to write a good CVA CV should be written clearly, longer than a resume (a resume is no longer than a page, is often accompanied by a cover letter and emphasis on a single, particular job experience, relevant for the job), but concise.
- MODULE 5 - How to adapt your CV
MODULE 5 - How to adapt your CV
In some cases, if for a job are competing: a person hard of hearing and another without deficiency, both having the same training, it is possible for the company to prefer the person with hearing impairment for employment. Because of that it would be an advantage to write in CV about your disability.
- MODULE 6 - What is an Application Letter
MODULE 6 - What is an Application Letter
A letter of application is a written document that accompanies the CV in order to provide additional information on the candidate’s experience, skills, motivation.
- MODULE 7 - How to write an Application Letter
MODULE 7 - How to write an Application Letter
Honesty is as important as it is on your CV. You have to admit your weak points but in a positive way, focusing on how you work to solve them or how you can turn them into strengths.
- MODULE 8 - The Job Interview process
MODULE 8 - The Job Interview process
Nobody is perfect! Prepare questions about your interests. Some employers may want to see you in a stressing situation. Don't be nervous, keep cool, be honest.
- MODULE 9 - Facing Discrimination during the job searching process
MODULE 9 - Facing Discrimination during the job searching process
Think about disclosure, decide if and when you want to talk about your hearing loss. Most employment consultants consider that is not necessary to talk about your hearing loss on your resume or when you are invited to an interview because it gives the employer the chance to screen you.