Next Steps Career Event
Friday 3rd June 2016 10:30am – 3.30pm
RNIB/Action, 105 Judd Street, London WC1H 9NE
(Opposite Kings Cross/St Pancras stations)
Whether College, University or the World of Work seems a million miles away, or is actually your intended next step, then this is the event for you.
As long as you are aged between 13 and 25 and are looking towards employment as an immediate or future move, and are blind or partially sighted, we would be delighted to have you join us.
Heard of Speed Dating? Our exhibiting employers are offering speed interviewing with a difference. We’ll be running a Career Discovery session that will give you 5 minutes interviewing a professional about their role, the qualifications and experience needed to succeed in their vocation and the best and worst bits about their job. Find out what it is really like to work in Performing Arts, Human Resources, Banking, Administration, Retail, Media, Accountancy and many more jobs you’ve never thought to consider. Our professionals include partially sighted and blind people who can give you that real practical advice to succeed.
If you’re already focused on your career route we can also offer you an informal, yet invaluable Speed Interviewing Session offering exciting networking opportunities, top rate interview practice, and best of all potentially be selected for an amazing Summer Work Placement!
The day will include a buzzing Market Place of exhibitors that can offer advice on accessibility and technology within education and work, schemes such as ‘Access to Work’ and ‘Disabled Student Allowance’ and household name employers such as Shell UK.
We’ve plenty more to help inspire; our own expert Employment Advisors who will be offering 1-2-1 career advice sessions. Please take the opportunity of exploring your ambitions and prospects with somebody who is an expert in employment and visual impairment.
So, Next Steps: All you need to do in order to book your place on this exciting event is contact Alan Whetherly or Darren Paddick at Action for Blind People on:
firstname.lastname@example.org t. 02073912053 or 07568102038