Visit the RED Carpet blog for the newest edition of Professional Perspective, where industry professional share their insights regarding various employment-related topics!
This month, we are featuring perspectives from a community agency project coordinator, a post secondary institution counsellor, and a Manitoba employer for the Disability Employment Awareness Month 3-part series.
Part 2 of this series – Andrea Johnston is sharing her professional perspective regarding accommodations in the workplace. Andrea has worked with students with disabilities for over fifteen years in various community agencies and post-secondary settings. For the past six years she has been a Counsellor at Red River College in Counselling and Accessibility Services. Andrea is passionate about inclusive education and supporting students in achieving their academic and professional goals.
Click here to read Andrea’s professional perspective:
Professional Perspective: Accommodations in the workplace – Part 2
To read past editions, click here:
Professional Perspective – What employers are really thinking
Manitoba leads the way by declaring October as Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM). DEAM is an annual opportunity for Manitoba businesses, industry associations, community organizations, educational institutions, government bodies, and other groups to take proactive steps to increase employment success for Manitobans with disabilities. For more information on why you should get involved and how you can get involved visit www.deam-mb.ca.
For additional job searching tips, visit Student Employment Services’ Online Employment Resources or book an appointment with an RRC Employment Advisor at 204.632.3966 or JobCentre@rrc.ca.