JobAccess has information to help you enter the workforce for the first time or to return after a break. It also has information to help you get a new job.
There are many good things about having a job. A job increases your income and self confidence. It helps increase your skills and you meet new people.
You can find employment by focussing on your skills and abilities. You can apply your skills to different areas of work.
Before looking for work consider whether you want to disclose your disability to your employer. Identify any support you might require in the workplace. Be aware of your rights and responsibilities in relation to occupational health and safety, workers compensation and discrimination.
You can look for advertised jobs in newspapers and websites. You can contact employers to ask about job opportunities. You can also get help from an employment service provider or a private recruitment agency. You may also research jobs with good prospects or find employers who support people with disability.
This step by step guide will help you apply for a job. It includes advice on writing a resume, job application or answering selection criteria.
This guide will help you prepare for an interview. It will help you consider ways to promote your skills and abilities. It will help you find support and decide whether to disclosure your disability. It also helps you think about questions an employer might ask you at an interview.
This section provides information to help start your own business.
This section provides information on how to talk about your disability to your employer.