Inform Podcast is a monthly conversation for people with disabilities, featuring people with disabilities. We ask for advice on all the big topics, from finding work to changing careers, relationships, moving house, dating, playing sport, finding a hobby, caring for pets, navigating the NDIS and more. We also speak with industry experts and other organisations doing good work in the disability space in Australia.
Have you got an idea for a story? Or would you like the opportunity to make your voice heard? We’d love to hear from you! Pitch your idea to us at [email protected].
Antonio Vecchio offers his advice for other people with disabilities who might be searching for work. He talks about how to include your disability in your resume and how to start thinking about what you want to do with your life. He also shares his story about retraining after his accident, working in the mental health and addiction space and what it was like going back to study as a mature-age student.
Episode 02: Starting your own business
Robbie Peime is ready to offer his advice for other people with disabilities who might be at a cross-roads in their career. He talks about how to start a business and how to refocus if your ‘plan A’ doesn’t work out. He also shares his story about his accident, and how this has influenced his future.
Episode 03: Owning your future
Jarad McLoughlin will offer his advice for other people with disabilities who might be experiencing some stigmatisation and ableism at work. He will talk about how to include your disability in your resume and also offers some advice on how to bounce back if you’re rejected the first time. He also shares his story about working in the media, and his opinion on why disability representation in the media is important.
Episode 04: Wise Employment
Karen Walker from Wise Employment, a not-for-profit organisation and one of Australia’s leading disability employment services providers, discusses disability employment services. Karen explains the process of using a service, what Wise Employment provide and she shares some tips for figuring out what sort of work you want to do and some advice on job hunting.
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