Archive for ‘Employment’ Category

Jacqui Beckford: An insight into an evolving Sign Language Interpreting Community (Article/Interview)

Published: May 14th, 2019

I have worked as a sign language interpreter for approximately 25 years on and off (pre and post qualification) as I raised my children and did work unrelated to the profession. One could say that […]

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10 Top Tips to Help You Succeed as a Deaf Entrepreneur (Article/Interview)

Published: Nov 2nd, 2018

AUTHOR: JO MCCARTHY The concept of working a traditional 9-5 is becoming more unpopular, with many people taking on the challenge to be self-employed. A Google search for ‘How to Set Up a Business‘ returned […]

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Interview with cSeeker co-founder and DBA member, Guy Orlov (Article/Interview)

Published: Feb 14th, 2017

Exclusive interview with deaf entrepreneur Guy Orlov who co-founded cSeeker and is now a member of the Deaf Business Academy. Find out his top tips for setting up your own business and how he’s supporting d/Deaf learners and graduates…

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Interview with Oxford University research assistant, Clare Halliday (Article/Interview)

Published: Nov 19th, 2016

Clare Halliday has been deaf from a young age, but she’s not let her hearing loss hold her back from pursuing her passion for science and landing a job at Oxford University. Here she shares her story, and how she’s learned to cope with the challenges deafness brings…

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Deaf learner, Paul Ntulila beats all odds to be awarded a scholarship (Article/Interview)

Published: Oct 11th, 2016

Paul Ntulila is the first deaf person in history to be awarded a fully-funded scholarship to study an Master of Science degree at Loughborough University in London. In this exclusive chat, Paul shares his passion for politics and using his influence and achievements to change the lives of deaf people…

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WECIL Joins Deaf Unity’s Deaf and Disabilities Careers Fair 2016 (Article/Interview)

Published: Aug 9th, 2016

We’re proud to announce WECIL’s involvement in the Deaf & Disabilities Careers Fair 2016! In this interview we find out more about the charity and the ongoing support it provides the deaf and HoH…

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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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Bridging the Deaf and Disabled Employment Gap (Article/Interview)

Published: May 30th, 2016

Following the announcement of the Deaf and Disabilities Careers Fair 2016, Alasdair Grant explains how engagement between employers and deaf job seekers is key to bridging the employment gap…

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How is Deafness Affecting Your Mental Health? (Article/Interview)

Published: May 18th, 2016

In light of Mental Health Awareness Week, Deaf Unity explores the link between deafness and mental health, and how you can take better care of your emotional well-being when times get tough.

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