Archive for ‘Careers & Education’ Category

International Youth Day 2020: Organisations for Deaf Youths (Article/Interview)

Published: Aug 11th, 2020

To celebrate International Youth Day, we’re sharing some of the amazing organisations who support, empower and train deaf youths across the world.

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When Choosing a School for Your Deaf Child, What Does ‘Sign Bilingual’ Mean? (Article/Interview)

Published: Jul 23rd, 2020

With the school year ending, or fizzling out, and a new one starting, some parents might be making choices about the next school your deaf child will attend. You may be seeing phrases like ‘oral’, […]

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview If You’re Deaf (Article/Interview)

Published: Jul 2nd, 2020

Preparing for a job interview is daunting, especially if you’re deaf. Here’s some tips on getting prepped to make sure you shine on the day.

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Why Deaf Clubs are Important (Article/Interview)

Published: Jun 9th, 2020

Deaf clubs provide a safe space for deaf people to socialise, access support and learn new skills, but many are facing closure. Here’s why they’re important to the deaf community, and how they could help you.

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7 Tips for Deaf Students Applying for University (Article/Interview)

Published: Jun 2nd, 2020

If you are a Deaf student applying for university you need to arm yourself with the best tips and advice to help you get the most out of your uni experience.

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Why I’m Studying Wellbeing and How You Can Get Involved (Article/Interview)

Published: Apr 16th, 2020

Jessica is training to become a clinical psychologist at Lancaster University in the UK. As part of her training, she’s doing a research project exploring wellbeing in deaf adults, a topic that we currently don’t […]

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Navigating the Job Search When You Are Deaf (Article/Interview)

Published: Dec 5th, 2019

After completing my master’s degree I fell into work quite quickly, through a leadership scheme I had been involved in as an undergraduate. The organisation was a charity with a specialism in disability rights and […]

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The Challenges of Being Deaf in the Workplace (Article/Interview)

Published: Aug 17th, 2016

Deafness and open plan offices don’t usually mix. In this article Tamara talks about coping with hearing loss at work and the importance of deaf awareness for improving deaf people’s employment prospects…

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Interview with Ernst & Young – Equal Opportunity Employer (Article/Interview)

Published: Jul 30th, 2016

We’re proud to announce Ernst & Young will be attending the Deaf and Disabilities Careers Fair 2016, so we chat to them about their involvement and their initiatives to support deaf and disabled employees in the workplace…

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Improving Support for Deaf Employees (Article/Interview)

Published: Jul 20th, 2016

All employers have a ‘Duty of Care’ to make sure their employees are safe and happy in the workplace. However, this model often neglects the issues faced by d/Deaf and HoH employees who have differing cultural and linguistic identity. This can make communication with colleagues tricky, and can impact their success and fulfilment. Alasdair Grant investigates ways to overcome this…

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