Episode: Employment

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

video transcript

Employment Show Summary

Gene and Dave laughing.

Our Guests

From Seton Healthcare Family

Seton is one of the largest employers in Austin and offers paid and non-paid internships.

Nedrea Clayton-Westbrooks  – Senior Organizational Development Consultant and board certified job coach

Geronimo Rodriquez, Vice President, Diversity and Community Outreach

Seton Healthcare Family contact information

www.seton.net

http://www.seton.net/employment/

 

From the Texas Department of Assistive & Rehabilitative Services

Susan Fairbrother and Lucinda Edwards.

DARS Inquiries Line: 1-800-628-5115

Inquiries TTY: 1-866-581-9328

DARS Inquiries email:  DARS.Inquiries@dars.state.tx.us

DARS Web site: www.dars.state.tx.us

 

From our interviews we learned about:

Job search steps

Resume/application do’s/don’ts……..

Interview do’s/don’ts

Reasonable Accommodations

Job support

Self-employment

 

We found a great book,

Employment Options from www.MyEmploymentOptions.com

Call Bartleby Press: 1-800-953-9929

This is a great book with practical applications for anyone, with or without a disability, looking for work.  Download a free sample of their book.

 

Dave and Gene discussed their diverse work experiences.

 

Mr. Clueless

With the help of Seton’s Chris Glenn we learned about misperceptions of disabled workers, in the work place.

 

For more information about employment for people with disabilities check the web or:

Job Accommodation Network

(800)526-7234 (V)

(877)781-9403 (TTY)

http://AskJAN.org

 

We want to thank all the folks that contributed to our program.  In no particular order we have:

From the city of Austin, Ron Lucy and Dolores Gonzales.

From Seton, our guests, Nedrea Clayton-Westbrooks and Geronimo Rodriquez, as well as Ellen Decareau, and Chris Glenn.

From DARS, Paul Nixon, Susan Fairbrother and Lucinda Edwards.