[Jobs] Jobs Digest, Vol 124, Issue 18

Jim Reed jim275.2 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 03:20:45 UTC 2018


Jeremy: 
I agree that AIRA is useless for task that everyday blindness skills can
accomplish such as crossing a street, grocery shopping, doing laundry, and
etc.  create a situation where you pay a lot of money to accomplish tash
that can be easily accomplished via traditional blindness methods such as
getting a human shopper from the grocery store for free.  In that case, I
really question the perspective of the uber-independent blind who would
rather use a stranger via camera to shop versus a sighted store employee;
just because it feels more independent--even though they are using the same
amount of sighted assistance...just through a less efficient lens and
processor...Just saying... for some things, old-fashoned blindness
techniques will always have a place and be more effective. .

But what of those situations where blindness techniques don't work? Such as
a beer fest where everybody is drunk? It was great having a sober AIRA
person tell us where to go rather than have to rely on a bunch of drunk
sighted persons--we walked a straighter line than I ever remember walking at
a beer fest as a blind person.  And as a small business owner, I would
probably find this tool indispensable.

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Today's Topics:

   1. Re: Job Interview Scheduling Tips? (Ron DeMitchell)
   2. CRM Dashboard (Kelly)
   3. Re: CRM Dashboard (Steven Atkinson)
   4. Re: CRM Dashboard (Reyazuddin, Yasmin)
   5. Re: CRM Dashboard (chris ramsay)
   6. Re: CRM Dashboard (Dianna Alley)
   7. Re: CRM Dashboard (Andrews, David B (DEED))
   8. Job fair (adrijana prokopenko)
   9. Re: CRM Dashboard (mevers421 at gmail.com)
  10. Re: CRM Dashboard (Dianna Alley)
  11. Re: CRM Dashboard (Andrew Leach)
  12. response to replies CRM (Kelly)
  13. FW: Teleflex Career Opportunities (Dick Davis)
  14. Washington seminar/resolution idea (Jim Reed)
  15. Re: Washington seminar/resolution idea (Steven Atkinson)
  16. Re: Washington seminar/resolution idea (Jeremy Richards)


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Message: 1
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:54:43 -0400
From: Ron DeMitchell <ron101 at samobile.net>
To: jobs at nfbnet.org
Subject: Re: [Jobs] Job Interview Scheduling Tips?
Message-ID: <11d5e042.9770.438b.874b.f53f856f16f5 at samobile.net>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"; format="flowed"

Thanks everyone.  I appreciate your opinions.



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Message: 2
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 07:48:30 -0700
From: "Kelly" <kellykasper at cox.net>
To: "Jobs for the Blind" <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard
Message-ID: <000801d42ff0$0a18c900$1e4a5b00$@cox.net>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

Hello, I am in the process of looking for employment, many of the ads
mention CRM, usually adding the word dashboard.  Have searched down the
definition but now am wondering if a strictly JAWS user would be able to
navigate this software without Magic or any other addition.  Any thoughts?
Will tell you that though I'm proficient with JAWS on the internet, I would
be considered a dinosaur as far as technically advanced goes.

 

Kelly

 

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Message: 3
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 11:11:30 -0400
From: "Steven Atkinson" <sm.atkinson at comcast.net>
To: "'Jobs for the Blind'" <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard
Message-ID: <003a01d42ff3$41215950$c3640bf0$@comcast.net>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

Hello Kelly,

 

I used CRM customer Dashboard in my auto sales appointment setting job and I
think you will be able to figure it out in no time at all.  I had a hard
time with it when I had to use Mozila Thunderbird e-mail with it though.
Once I was allowed to use Microsoft Outlook I was successful until my
position was eliminated!  I am back on the job surfboard right now though
and I know something good is right around the corner for me!  I wish you the
best for your job search.

 

Steve

From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Kelly via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 10:48 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind
Cc: Kelly
Subject: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

Hello, I am in the process of looking for employment, many of the ads
mention CRM, usually adding the word dashboard.  Have searched down the
definition but now am wondering if a strictly JAWS user would be able to
navigate this software without Magic or any other addition.  Any thoughts?
Will tell you that though I'm proficient with JAWS on the internet, I would
be considered a dinosaur as far as technically advanced goes.

 

Kelly

 

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Message: 4
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 15:21:13 +0000
From: "Reyazuddin, Yasmin" <Yasmin.Reyazuddin at montgomerycountymd.gov>
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard
Message-ID:
	
<BN7PR09MB2770ED04731E2E363312C23682250 at BN7PR09MB2770.namprd09.prod.outlook.
com>
	
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Hi
>From what I know at my job,
CRM is
Customer relations management.
It is a software to manage the calls coming into the call center. I believe
it will depend what kind of software the company is using.
Oracle is one big company that makes this kind of software. It will also
depend on how oracle is set up.
I hope you get the job and have no problems.




Yasmin Reyazuddin, Customer Service Representative II
MC311 Customer Service Center
Office of Public Information
1401 Rockville Pike., Suite #300
Rockville, MD 20852
phone: 240-777-0311
email:
yasmin.reyazuddin at montgomerycountymd.gov<mailto:your%20name at montgomerycounty
md.gov>


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From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Kelly via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 10:49 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Cc: Kelly <kellykasper at cox.net>
Subject: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

Hello, I am in the process of looking for employment, many of the ads
mention CRM, usually adding the word dashboard.  Have searched down the
definition but now am wondering if a strictly JAWS user would be able to
navigate this software without Magic or any other addition.  Any thoughts?
Will tell you that though I'm proficient with JAWS on the internet, I would
be considered a dinosaur as far as technically advanced goes.

Kelly

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Message: 5
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 11:39:44 -0400
From: "chris ramsay" <cramsay at cox.net>
To: "Jobs for the Blind" <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard
Message-ID: <004901d42ff7$329f8650$0200a8c0 at daveramsay>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"

        glad you got it and hope you enjoy it. its a good radio i enjoyed
operating it for the short time i had it.  other than me it was a one owner
radio belonged to tim donovan w3clk.  chris 
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Reyazuddin, Yasmin via Jobs 
  To: Jobs for the Blind 
  Cc: Reyazuddin, Yasmin 
  Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 11:21 AM
  Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard


  Hi 

  From what I know at my job, 

  CRM is 

  Customer relations management. 

  It is a software to manage the calls coming into the call center. I
believe it will depend what kind of software the company is using. 

  Oracle is one big company that makes this kind of software. It will also
depend on how oracle is set up. 

  I hope you get the job and have no problems. 

   

   

   

   

  Yasmin Reyazuddin, Customer Service Representative II

  MC311 Customer Service Center

  Office of Public Information 

  1401 Rockville Pike., Suite #300

  Rockville, MD 20852

  phone: 240-777-0311

  email: yasmin.reyazuddin at montgomerycountymd.gov

   

   



   

   

  From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Kelly via Jobs
  Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 10:49 AM
  To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org>
  Cc: Kelly <kellykasper at cox.net>
  Subject: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

   

  Hello, I am in the process of looking for employment, many of the ads
mention CRM, usually adding the word dashboard.  Have searched down the
definition but now am wondering if a strictly JAWS user would be able to
navigate this software without Magic or any other addition.  Any thoughts?
Will tell you that though I'm proficient with JAWS on the internet, I would
be considered a dinosaur as far as technically advanced goes.

   

  Kelly

   



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Message: 6
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 11:10:26 -0500
From: "Dianna Alley" <dianna24 at earthlink.net>
To: "'chris ramsay'" <cramsay at cox.net>,	"'Jobs for the Blind'"
	<jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard
Message-ID: <000701d42ffb$7ca74220$75f5c660$@earthlink.net>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

You sent this to the wrong list I think.  We are not talking radios on this
subject line anyway.

 

From: Jobs <jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org> On Behalf Of chris ramsay via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 10:40 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Cc: chris ramsay <cramsay at cox.net>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

        glad you got it and hope you enjoy it. its a good radio i enjoyed
operating it for the short time i had it.  other than me it was a one owner
radio belonged to tim donovan w3clk.  chris 

----- Original Message ----- 

From: Reyazuddin, Yasmin via Jobs <mailto:jobs at nfbnet.org>  

To: Jobs for the Blind <mailto:jobs at nfbnet.org>  

Cc: Reyazuddin, Yasmin <mailto:Yasmin.Reyazuddin at montgomerycountymd.gov>  

Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 11:21 AM

Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

Hi 

>From what I know at my job, 

CRM is 

Customer relations management. 

It is a software to manage the calls coming into the call center. I believe
it will depend what kind of software the company is using. 

Oracle is one big company that makes this kind of software. It will also
depend on how oracle is set up. 

I hope you get the job and have no problems. 

 

 

 

 

Yasmin Reyazuddin, Customer Service Representative II

MC311 Customer Service Center

Office of Public Information 

1401 Rockville Pike., Suite #300

Rockville, MD 20852

phone: 240-777-0311

email: yasmin.reyazuddin <mailto:your%20name at montgomerycountymd.gov>
@montgomerycountymd.gov

 

 



 

 

From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Kelly via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 10:49 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org <mailto:jobs at nfbnet.org> >
Cc: Kelly <kellykasper at cox.net <mailto:kellykasper at cox.net> >
Subject: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

Hello, I am in the process of looking for employment, many of the ads
mention CRM, usually adding the word dashboard.  Have searched down the
definition but now am wondering if a strictly JAWS user would be able to
navigate this software without Magic or any other addition.  Any thoughts?
Will tell you that though I'm proficient with JAWS on the internet, I would
be considered a dinosaur as far as technically advanced goes.

 

Kelly

 


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Message: 7
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 16:21:06 +0000
From: "Andrews, David B (DEED)" <david.b.andrews at state.mn.us>
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard
Message-ID:
	
<SN6PR09MB26876FC27A5D6D39B677D39AEC250 at SN6PR09MB2687.namprd09.prod.outlook.
com>
	
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

There may be a program called CRM Dashboard, I am not sure.
Actually, plinking around on the web gave me this definition:

A customer relationship management (CRM) dashboard is an enterprise
application (EA) interface used for the monitoring of business and sales
opportunities, processes and performance. A CRM dashboard provides real-time
business event snapshots, which are used to measure and develop analytics
for business reporting.


It looks like Salesforce has a product called CRM_Dashboard, but not
positive of that.  Salesforce is one of the big players in this arena, as is
Oracle, and Microsoft with its Dynamics products.

I know all have worked on accessibility, recently, but don't know how
accessible specific products are.  It is one of those things you just have
to try.

Dave




David Andrews | Chief Technology Officer
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
State Services for the Blind
2200 University Ave West, Suite 240, St. Paul MN 55114
Direct: 651-539-2294
Web<http://mn.gov/deed> | Twitter<http://twitter.com/mndeed> |
Facebook<http://facebook.com/mndeed>
[DEED SSB Logo Black and White]


From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Kelly via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 9:49 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Cc: Kelly <kellykasper at cox.net>
Subject: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

Hello, I am in the process of looking for employment, many of the ads
mention CRM, usually adding the word dashboard.  Have searched down the
definition but now am wondering if a strictly JAWS user would be able to
navigate this software without Magic or any other addition.  Any thoughts?
Will tell you that though I'm proficient with JAWS on the internet, I would
be considered a dinosaur as far as technically advanced goes.

Kelly

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Message: 8
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 18:49:17 +0200
From: adrijana prokopenko <adrijana.prokopenko at gmail.com>
To: jobs <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: [Jobs] Job fair
Message-ID:
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Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"

HUD is holding a job fair, and we are reaching out to ALL
Noncompetitive Eligible Candidates, Veterans, Peace Corps, AmeriCorp,
and Persons with a disability who have a Schedule A Letter, The job
fair will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018.  There are many types
of job opportunities available.  Interviews for various types of jobs
will be conducted on-site.  For more information see below survey
link.  For questions you may call 202-402-5959.   Please forward this
information to anyone you know who may be interested in a HUD job.
HUD is an equal opportunity employer that provides reasonable
accommodations.
The suvey Link follows:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2018HUDHiring



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Message: 9
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 12:22:39 -0500
From: <mevers421 at gmail.com>
To: "'Jobs for the Blind'" <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard
Message-ID: <010401d43005$93450210$b9cf0630$@gmail.com>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

I can tell you first hand that Microsoft Dynamics is not accessible with
JAWS.  It is only accessible for some Zoom Text users who do not have to
magnify the screen past 14X.  I was unable to land a customer service
position, because GP (Great Plains) Microsoft Dynamics would not work with
JAWS.  So I missed out on that opportunity.  

Salesforce is accessible with JAWS for most tasks.  Certain additional
Salesforce Apps may not be accessible for JAWS users if they have not been
designed for screen reader accessibility.  Oracle is one that I do not know
as to it's accessibility with JAWS.  

 

Michael

 

From: Jobs <jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org> On Behalf Of Andrews, David B (DEED)
via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 9, 2018 11:21 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Cc: Andrews, David B (DEED) <david.b.andrews at state.mn.us>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

There may be a program called CRM Dashboard, I am not sure. 

Actually, plinking around on the web gave me this definition:

 

A customer relationship management (CRM) dashboard is an enterprise
application (EA) interface used for the monitoring of business and sales
opportunities, processes and performance. A CRM dashboard provides real-time
business event snapshots, which are used to measure and develop analytics
for business reporting.

 

 

It looks like Salesforce has a product called CRM_Dashboard, but not
positive of that.  Salesforce is one of the big players in this arena, as is
Oracle, and Microsoft with its Dynamics products.

 

I know all have worked on accessibility, recently, but don't know how
accessible specific products are.  It is one of those things you just have
to try.

 

Dave

 

 

 

David Andrews | Chief Technology Officer
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 
State Services for the Blind
2200 University Ave West, Suite 240, St. Paul MN 55114
Direct: 651-539-2294
 <http://mn.gov/deed> Web |  <http://twitter.com/mndeed> Twitter |
<http://facebook.com/mndeed> Facebook


 

 

From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Kelly via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 9:49 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org <mailto:jobs at nfbnet.org> >
Cc: Kelly <kellykasper at cox.net <mailto:kellykasper at cox.net> >
Subject: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

Hello, I am in the process of looking for employment, many of the ads
mention CRM, usually adding the word dashboard.  Have searched down the
definition but now am wondering if a strictly JAWS user would be able to
navigate this software without Magic or any other addition.  Any thoughts?
Will tell you that though I'm proficient with JAWS on the internet, I would
be considered a dinosaur as far as technically advanced goes.

 

Kelly

 

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Message: 10
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 12:27:41 -0500
From: "Dianna Alley" <dianna24 at earthlink.net>
To: "'Jobs for the Blind'" <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard
Message-ID: <001501d43006$46ce28c0$d46a7a40$@earthlink.net>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

Oracle depends on the application.

 

From: Jobs <jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org> On Behalf Of Michael Evers via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 12:23 PM
To: 'Jobs for the Blind' <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Cc: mevers421 at gmail.com
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

I can tell you first hand that Microsoft Dynamics is not accessible with
JAWS.  It is only accessible for some Zoom Text users who do not have to
magnify the screen past 14X.  I was unable to land a customer service
position, because GP (Great Plains) Microsoft Dynamics would not work with
JAWS.  So I missed out on that opportunity.  

Salesforce is accessible with JAWS for most tasks.  Certain additional
Salesforce Apps may not be accessible for JAWS users if they have not been
designed for screen reader accessibility.  Oracle is one that I do not know
as to it's accessibility with JAWS.  

 

Michael

 

From: Jobs <jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org <mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org> > On
Behalf Of Andrews, David B (DEED) via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 9, 2018 11:21 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org <mailto:jobs at nfbnet.org> >
Cc: Andrews, David B (DEED) <david.b.andrews at state.mn.us
<mailto:david.b.andrews at state.mn.us> >
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

There may be a program called CRM Dashboard, I am not sure. 

Actually, plinking around on the web gave me this definition:

 

A customer relationship management (CRM) dashboard is an enterprise
application (EA) interface used for the monitoring of business and sales
opportunities, processes and performance. A CRM dashboard provides real-time
business event snapshots, which are used to measure and develop analytics
for business reporting.

 

 

It looks like Salesforce has a product called CRM_Dashboard, but not
positive of that.  Salesforce is one of the big players in this arena, as is
Oracle, and Microsoft with its Dynamics products.

 

I know all have worked on accessibility, recently, but don't know how
accessible specific products are.  It is one of those things you just have
to try.

 

Dave

 

 

 

David Andrews | Chief Technology Officer
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 
State Services for the Blind
2200 University Ave West, Suite 240, St. Paul MN 55114
Direct: 651-539-2294
 <http://mn.gov/deed> Web |  <http://twitter.com/mndeed> Twitter |
<http://facebook.com/mndeed> Facebook


 

 

From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Kelly via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 9:49 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org <mailto:jobs at nfbnet.org> >
Cc: Kelly <kellykasper at cox.net <mailto:kellykasper at cox.net> >
Subject: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

Hello, I am in the process of looking for employment, many of the ads
mention CRM, usually adding the word dashboard.  Have searched down the
definition but now am wondering if a strictly JAWS user would be able to
navigate this software without Magic or any other addition.  Any thoughts?
Will tell you that though I'm proficient with JAWS on the internet, I would
be considered a dinosaur as far as technically advanced goes.

 

Kelly

 

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Message: 11
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 13:30:13 -0400
From: "Andrew Leach" <aleach5 at woh.rr.com>
To: "'Jobs for the Blind'" <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard
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Hi everyone:

 

My current position requires some Sales Force use and some things work
relatively well, but in my opinion, it is nowhere near perfect and I
couldn't be honest and tell you that it is accessible out of the box.
However, a couple of guide dog schools have scripted it and they are doing
some pretty amazing things with the product.  Now, let me also say that if
you are a decent JAWS user and you are patient and have time, you can make
many things work out of the box.

 

Thanks,

Andy

 

From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Michael Evers via
Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 9, 2018 1:23 PM
To: 'Jobs for the Blind'
Cc: mevers421 at gmail.com
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

I can tell you first hand that Microsoft Dynamics is not accessible with
JAWS.  It is only accessible for some Zoom Text users who do not have to
magnify the screen past 14X.  I was unable to land a customer service
position, because GP (Great Plains) Microsoft Dynamics would not work with
JAWS.  So I missed out on that opportunity.  

Salesforce is accessible with JAWS for most tasks.  Certain additional
Salesforce Apps may not be accessible for JAWS users if they have not been
designed for screen reader accessibility.  Oracle is one that I do not know
as to it's accessibility with JAWS.  

 

Michael

 

From: Jobs <jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org> On Behalf Of Andrews, David B (DEED)
via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 9, 2018 11:21 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Cc: Andrews, David B (DEED) <david.b.andrews at state.mn.us>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

There may be a program called CRM Dashboard, I am not sure. 

Actually, plinking around on the web gave me this definition:

 

A customer relationship management (CRM) dashboard is an enterprise
application (EA) interface used for the monitoring of business and sales
opportunities, processes and performance. A CRM dashboard provides real-time
business event snapshots, which are used to measure and develop analytics
for business reporting.

 

 

It looks like Salesforce has a product called CRM_Dashboard, but not
positive of that.  Salesforce is one of the big players in this arena, as is
Oracle, and Microsoft with its Dynamics products.

 

I know all have worked on accessibility, recently, but don't know how
accessible specific products are.  It is one of those things you just have
to try.

 

Dave

 

 

 

David Andrews | Chief Technology Officer
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development 
State Services for the Blind
2200 University Ave West, Suite 240, St. Paul MN 55114
Direct: 651-539-2294
 <http://mn.gov/deed> Web |  <http://twitter.com/mndeed> Twitter |
<http://facebook.com/mndeed> Facebook
DEED SSB Logo Black and White

 

 

From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Kelly via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 9:49 AM
To: Jobs for the Blind <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Cc: Kelly <kellykasper at cox.net>
Subject: [Jobs] CRM Dashboard

 

Hello, I am in the process of looking for employment, many of the ads
mention CRM, usually adding the word dashboard.  Have searched down the
definition but now am wondering if a strictly JAWS user would be able to
navigate this software without Magic or any other addition.  Any thoughts?
Will tell you that though I'm proficient with JAWS on the internet, I would
be considered a dinosaur as far as technically advanced goes.

 

Kelly

 



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Message: 12
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 11:19:30 -0700
From: "Kelly" <kellykasper at cox.net>
To: "Jobs for the Blind" <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: [Jobs] response to replies CRM
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Thanks to all for the feedback.  They all remind me to call Freedom to see
what they have planned for this software.  (though I believe they all roll
their eyes when they see my number pop up)

 

Wave of the future technology .

 

Kelly

 

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Message: 13
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 17:00:36 -0500
From: Dick Davis <ddavis at blindinc.org>
To: jobs at nfbnet.org, rehab at nfbnet.org
Subject: [Jobs] FW: Teleflex Career Opportunities
Message-ID: <e3b5dc4716ba3d99f0551eabbdece501 at mail.gmail.com>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"

Good Afternoon,



Headquartered in Wayne, PA, Teleflex is a global medical device company
making vital products that serve clinicians in critical care and surgery.
Just this past week we've had a few positions open that we would like to
inform you and your organization's members of!



*Exempt:*

Administrative Assistant, Strategic Manufacturing, Wayne, Pennsylvania,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0396362606

Surgical Sales Representative - St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397150906

Surgical Sales Representative - Kansas City, Kansas City, Kansas, Kansas,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397152406

Sr. Quality Assurance Specialist, Morrisville / Perimeter Park, North
Carolina,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397196706

Regional Clinical Education Manager - South Central Region, Remote - US, ,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397326106

Manager, Sales Operations, Plymouth, Minnesota,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397605106

Marketing Manager - Instruments, Morrisville / Perimeter Park, North
Carolina,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0398001506



*Non Exempt:*

Customer Service Specialist, Morrisville / Perimeter Park, North Carolina,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0390898606

Customer Service Representative III, Morrisville / Perimeter Park, North
Carolina,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0394497306

Operator 1 - (1st Shift), Jaffrey, New Hampshire,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0395688906

Product Evaluation Technician, Morrisville / Perimeter Park, North
Carolina,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0396203206

Maintenance Mechanic B, Jaffrey, New Hampshire,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0396335006

Operator 1, Maple Grove, Minnesota,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0396576706

Operator 1, Maple Grove, Minnesota,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0396579406

Operator 1 (2nd Shift), Maple Grove, Minnesota,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397169706

Customer Service Representative III, Morrisville / Perimeter Park, North
Carolina,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397241106

Operator 1- 1st Shift, Coventry, CT, Connecticut,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397290406

Operator 1- 3rd shift, Coventry, CT, Connecticut,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397291106

Operator 1- 2nd shift, Coventry, CT, Connecticut,
https://recruiting.adp.com/srccar/public/RTI.home?c=1216201&d=External&r=500
0397295506



If you have anyone within your organization or group that would be
interested in these positions, please have him or her apply online using
the direct links above. We have partnered with American Job Exchange (AJE)
who posts all of our job openings each week, and I am sending you the most
recent openings for your reference.  All of our positions can be found on
our careers site. If anyone interested has any questions, he or she can
always email me directly.



I look forward to a future partnership - if you have any questions please
let me know!



*Melissa Strite*

Sr. Talent Acquisition Coordinator



P: +1.262.307.2467

E:  melissa.strite at teleflex.com





*Teleflex*

Teleflex Careers <http://www.teleflex.com/en/careers/index.html>



Check out more about working at Teleflex, with the Teleflex Advantage:

Teleflex Employee Report
<https://www.teleflex.com/global/careers/TA_EmployeeReport_ENGLISH_2018.pdf>
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Message: 14
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 19:24:06 -0600
From: "Jim Reed" <jim275.2 at gmail.com>
To: <pmaurer at nfb.org>
Cc: "'Everette Bacon'" <baconev at yahoo.com>,	<jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: [Jobs] Washington seminar/resolution idea
Message-ID: <004e01d43048$d590c440$80b24cc0$@gmail.com>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

Hello all,

For those that don't know, AIRA is a human-powered, remote- assistant
software program from google to help the blind with almost anything they
might need or want using smartphone cameraphone technology, and other
powerful google tools such as GPS, google transit, the internet, and so on.
It cost $300 per month for unlimited use. I got to experience AIRA a few
weeks ago navigating a crowded festival; it was seamless, perfect, and easy,
and my response to my friend was "with this service, it is like we are not
even blind." Why not make it available free to every blind person in
America? This is what I am proposing in this email. If you really want to
impact the lives of the every-day/ordinary blind person, I can think of no
better way to do it that give everyone free AIRA.  Unfortunatly, it is just
too expensive for the average blind person to afford-I work 40 hours a week
in a professional position, and I can't/won't get it due to cost. So what is
the unemployed blind person on $1,00 per monthof SSA benefits supposed to
do? Obviously they cant afford it either.

 

Here is my rough math; it would take someone with more reliable statistics
and modeling software to see if this would be worth it or pay for itself.

If I were on disability benefits instead of working, my check would be about
$2,000/mont plus health insurance, plus food stamps, plus possible public
housing assistance, and so on. Just focusing on the SSA cash benefit, 2000
per month times 12 months equals 24000 per year in cash benefits the federal
government just paid. A full year of unlimited AIRA cost $3600 at
$300/month. If AIRA were to get someone like me a job they would not have
otherwise had, the government just saved $21,000 per year. At 3600 per year
for AIRA, the money saved from this 1 person getting a job would be able to
pay for an additional 5.8 people to get AIRA for a year. If 1 of those 5.8
people gets a job, and get off benefits, now the cash benefits not paid to
person #1 and #2  can pay for 12 people to get AIRA.  If 2 of those 12 get a
job, now you have 4 people off benefits saving the government about  96000
per year then you minus full-year AIRA cost for these 4 people (3600 x
4=14,400)  for a total cost savings of 81600. This is now enough to buy
22.6 AIRA subscriptions, which might result in 4 jobs, And this snowball
will just get bigger and bigger (and be able to pay for more AIRA
subscriptions) the longer it rolls downhill.  Theoretically, this would be
an exponentially increasing feedback loop with constantly increasing numbers
of subscriptions, followed by more employed blind persons,  and increasingly
large SSA and public assistance savings, which lead to more subscriptions
and more jobs, until every blind person in America has AIRA and all blind
persons desiring to work are employed. And if we all think about it
realistically, government subsidy of this type of service is
all-but-inevitable and guaranteed 30-50 years in the future-just think of
the money being currently spend on all blindness services combined; it will
be impossible for the government not to provide this service in the future,
especially when a nation's worth of blind people are demanding access to it.
I'm just proposing we jump the gun by about 20 years and get right to it.  

 

This very simple model doesn't account for lots of other variables such as
the number of students who are more able to finish college or trade school,
thus are more qualified to get and keep a job;   less emergency room visits
from the blind due to things like taking the wrong medication; less nursing
home care from the elder blind who are now better able to manage their own
personal care;  less use of food stamps and public housing because these
people are self-sufficent.  Less students in private and public blind
training centers (at $40,000 each for 9 months), less mental health issues,
less depression, less suicides, and less  drug and alcohol use-all problems
and cost avoided due to a higher quality of life, a greater involvement in
society,  a greater sense of self-worth, and a greater ability to do
something positive with someone's life.

This model also doesn't account for the fact that the cost of AIRA will come
down with automation, improved efficiency, more people using the service,
and a fat, long-term government contract.

 

I absolutely think the NFB should use some Washington Seminar resources to
advocate that Congress give every blind person free AIRA for life.   $1
million from congress would pay for 277 people to have AIRA for 1 year-and
that is just a straight up appropriation not accounting for any of the cost
savings described above that would multiply this number. Want to guess how
much it would cost to send each of these 277 people to training for 9-months
at an NFB training center?  Over $11 million. Like I said, the math,
statistics, modeling, and etc are way over my head, but I think this would
be worth pursuing. 

Thanks,

Jim

P.S. before the folks on the NFB jobs list start complaining about being off
topic, think about how many more people would be working, and how many
possible jobs/profession types  that would be made available to us if we had
24/7, reliable sighted assistance?   I'm trying to think of the most extreme
blind-unfriendly occupations such as secretary, gas station clerk,  cook,
executive chef, courier/delivery, event planner, inspector, and so
on.without AIRA most of these jobs would be impossible as an independent
blind person with no support; most of these positions would be very do-able
with AIRA.  And.one problem a lot of blind people have is that the
low/no-skill entry-level positions (such as bartender, janitor, cook)  that
would be available to sighted students and those without degrees are not
available or do able by the blind, leaving us perpetually unemployed and
unable to gain experience, while the vast majority of positions blind people
can do involve using their intellect which all requires education and
degrees which means that most blind people are flat-out excluded from the
entry-level, no-skill type positions, and face a huge hurdel called
"college" before they are considered "qualified" for the entry-level type of
jobs most blind people are suited for. It is almost like if you are blind
you need a college degree to qualify for your first job, while all a sighted
person needs is a strong back and a work ethic; AIRA would change this. 

 

Just something to think about.

 

 

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Message: 15
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 21:58:52 -0400
From: "Steven Atkinson" <sm.atkinson at comcast.net>
To: "'Jobs for the Blind'" <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] Washington seminar/resolution idea
Message-ID: <002101d4304d$b0b935d0$122ba170$@comcast.net>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

Jim,

 

I think your AIRA message is interesting and well written.  But, I gave up
my S.S.D.I. benefits once for a good job I held and after I was a part of a
large lay-off I went through the most awful time of my life and it was even
worse than suddenly going blind at thirty-one years old.  I am now working
very hard to land a new position, but I will not ever consider giving up my
S.S.D.I. benefits again unless I get my perfect eyesight back and I know
that is not going to magicaly happen.  AIRA may be a great tool for the
blind and I may invest in it, but it is not going to help me enough to live
the life I lived as a sighted person.  It sounds like it may be another fun
tool for the blind people to use and I think it is wonderful that people
develop tools like AIRA and the I Phone features that help blind people live
a more enjoyable and productive life.  I am excited to learn more about AIRA
and I hope to take advantage of it sometime in the near future.

 

Steve

From: Jobs [mailto:jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Jim Reed via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2018 9:24 PM
To: pmaurer at nfb.org
Cc: Jim Reed; jobs at nfbnet.org; 'Everette Bacon'
Subject: [Jobs] Washington seminar/resolution idea

 

Hello all,

For those that don't know, AIRA is a human-powered, remote- assistant
software program from google to help the blind with almost anything they
might need or want using smartphone cameraphone technology, and other
powerful google tools such as GPS, google transit, the internet, and so on.
It cost $300 per month for unlimited use. I got to experience AIRA a few
weeks ago navigating a crowded festival; it was seamless, perfect, and easy,
and my response to my friend was "with this service, it is like we are not
even blind." Why not make it available free to every blind person in
America? This is what I am proposing in this email. If you really want to
impact the lives of the every-day/ordinary blind person, I can think of no
better way to do it that give everyone free AIRA.  Unfortunatly, it is just
too expensive for the average blind person to afford-I work 40 hours a week
in a professional position, and I can't/won't get it due to cost. So what is
the unemployed blind person on $1,00 per monthof SSA benefits supposed to
do? Obviously they cant afford it either.

 

Here is my rough math; it would take someone with more reliable statistics
and modeling software to see if this would be worth it or pay for itself.

If I were on disability benefits instead of working, my check would be about
$2,000/mont plus health insurance, plus food stamps, plus possible public
housing assistance, and so on. Just focusing on the SSA cash benefit, 2000
per month times 12 months equals 24000 per year in cash benefits the federal
government just paid. A full year of unlimited AIRA cost $3600 at
$300/month. If AIRA were to get someone like me a job they would not have
otherwise had, the government just saved $21,000 per year. At 3600 per year
for AIRA, the money saved from this 1 person getting a job would be able to
pay for an additional 5.8 people to get AIRA for a year. If 1 of those 5.8
people gets a job, and get off benefits, now the cash benefits not paid to
person #1 and #2  can pay for 12 people to get AIRA.  If 2 of those 12 get a
job, now you have 4 people off benefits saving the government about  96000
per year then you minus full-year AIRA cost for these 4 people (3600 x
4=14,400)  for a total cost savings of 81600. This is now enough to buy
22.6 AIRA subscriptions, which might result in 4 jobs, And this snowball
will just get bigger and bigger (and be able to pay for more AIRA
subscriptions) the longer it rolls downhill.  Theoretically, this would be
an exponentially increasing feedback loop with constantly increasing numbers
of subscriptions, followed by more employed blind persons,  and increasingly
large SSA and public assistance savings, which lead to more subscriptions
and more jobs, until every blind person in America has AIRA and all blind
persons desiring to work are employed. And if we all think about it
realistically, government subsidy of this type of service is
all-but-inevitable and guaranteed 30-50 years in the future-just think of
the money being currently spend on all blindness services combined; it will
be impossible for the government not to provide this service in the future,
especially when a nation's worth of blind people are demanding access to it.
I'm just proposing we jump the gun by about 20 years and get right to it.  

 

This very simple model doesn't account for lots of other variables such as
the number of students who are more able to finish college or trade school,
thus are more qualified to get and keep a job;   less emergency room visits
from the blind due to things like taking the wrong medication; less nursing
home care from the elder blind who are now better able to manage their own
personal care;  less use of food stamps and public housing because these
people are self-sufficent.  Less students in private and public blind
training centers (at $40,000 each for 9 months), less mental health issues,
less depression, less suicides, and less  drug and alcohol use-all problems
and cost avoided due to a higher quality of life, a greater involvement in
society,  a greater sense of self-worth, and a greater ability to do
something positive with someone's life.

This model also doesn't account for the fact that the cost of AIRA will come
down with automation, improved efficiency, more people using the service,
and a fat, long-term government contract.

 

I absolutely think the NFB should use some Washington Seminar resources to
advocate that Congress give every blind person free AIRA for life.   $1
million from congress would pay for 277 people to have AIRA for 1 year-and
that is just a straight up appropriation not accounting for any of the cost
savings described above that would multiply this number. Want to guess how
much it would cost to send each of these 277 people to training for 9-months
at an NFB training center?  Over $11 million. Like I said, the math,
statistics, modeling, and etc are way over my head, but I think this would
be worth pursuing. 

Thanks,

Jim

P.S. before the folks on the NFB jobs list start complaining about being off
topic, think about how many more people would be working, and how many
possible jobs/profession types  that would be made available to us if we had
24/7, reliable sighted assistance?   I'm trying to think of the most extreme
blind-unfriendly occupations such as secretary, gas station clerk,  cook,
executive chef, courier/delivery, event planner, inspector, and so
on.without AIRA most of these jobs would be impossible as an independent
blind person with no support; most of these positions would be very do-able
with AIRA.  And.one problem a lot of blind people have is that the
low/no-skill entry-level positions (such as bartender, janitor, cook)  that
would be available to sighted students and those without degrees are not
available or do able by the blind, leaving us perpetually unemployed and
unable to gain experience, while the vast majority of positions blind people
can do involve using their intellect which all requires education and
degrees which means that most blind people are flat-out excluded from the
entry-level, no-skill type positions, and face a huge hurdel called
"college" before they are considered "qualified" for the entry-level type of
jobs most blind people are suited for. It is almost like if you are blind
you need a college degree to qualify for your first job, while all a sighted
person needs is a strong back and a work ethic; AIRA would change this. 

 

Just something to think about.

 

 

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Message: 16
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2018 19:04:41 -0700
From: Jeremy Richards <jeremy.richards7 at gmail.com>
To: "'Jobs for the Blind'" <jobs at nfbnet.org>
Subject: Re: [Jobs] Washington seminar/resolution idea
Message-ID: <003401d4304e$8129a740$837cf5c0$@gmail.com>
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

This was the dream of many forms of software and hardware assistive
technology, but the employment numbers just never materialized. 

 

Too many social loafers to make this new dream happen. 

 

The government would end up funding another failed social program. 

 

You can't get the US government to increase Social Security by a few cents,
there is no freakin way they will increase it by $300 and associated costs
for supporting this program. At this point in time AIRA isn't available
24/7, and if the government is paying for this program, I guarantee you the
costs will rise exponentially. 

 

Gotta say, I don't see the magic in this technology. I can already get the
majority of tasks completed without paying for the device. 

 

From: Jobs <jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org> On Behalf Of Jim Reed via Jobs
Sent: Thursday, August 9, 2018 6:24 PM
To: pmaurer at nfb.org
Cc: Jim Reed <jim275.2 at gmail.com>; jobs at nfbnet.org; 'Everette Bacon'
<baconev at yahoo.com>
Subject: [Jobs] Washington seminar/resolution idea

 

Hello all,

For those that don't know, AIRA is a human-powered, remote- assistant
software program from google to help the blind with almost anything they
might need or want using smartphone cameraphone technology, and other
powerful google tools such as GPS, google transit, the internet, and so on.
It cost $300 per month for unlimited use. I got to experience AIRA a few
weeks ago navigating a crowded festival; it was seamless, perfect, and easy,
and my response to my friend was "with this service, it is like we are not
even blind." Why not make it available free to every blind person in
America? This is what I am proposing in this email. If you really want to
impact the lives of the every-day/ordinary blind person, I can think of no
better way to do it that give everyone free AIRA.  Unfortunatly, it is just
too expensive for the average blind person to afford-I work 40 hours a week
in a professional position, and I can't/won't get it due to cost. So what is
the unemployed blind person on $1,00 per monthof SSA benefits supposed to
do? Obviously they cant afford it either.

 

Here is my rough math; it would take someone with more reliable statistics
and modeling software to see if this would be worth it or pay for itself.

If I were on disability benefits instead of working, my check would be about
$2,000/mont plus health insurance, plus food stamps, plus possible public
housing assistance, and so on. Just focusing on the SSA cash benefit, 2000
per month times 12 months equals 24000 per year in cash benefits the federal
government just paid. A full year of unlimited AIRA cost $3600 at
$300/month. If AIRA were to get someone like me a job they would not have
otherwise had, the government just saved $21,000 per year. At 3600 per year
for AIRA, the money saved from this 1 person getting a job would be able to
pay for an additional 5.8 people to get AIRA for a year. If 1 of those 5.8
people gets a job, and get off benefits, now the cash benefits not paid to
person #1 and #2  can pay for 12 people to get AIRA.  If 2 of those 12 get a
job, now you have 4 people off benefits saving the government about  96000
per year then you minus full-year AIRA cost for these 4 people (3600 x
4=14,400)  for a total cost savings of 81600. This is now enough to buy
22.6 AIRA subscriptions, which might result in 4 jobs, And this snowball
will just get bigger and bigger (and be able to pay for more AIRA
subscriptions) the longer it rolls downhill.  Theoretically, this would be
an exponentially increasing feedback loop with constantly increasing numbers
of subscriptions, followed by more employed blind persons,  and increasingly
large SSA and public assistance savings, which lead to more subscriptions
and more jobs, until every blind person in America has AIRA and all blind
persons desiring to work are employed. And if we all think about it
realistically, government subsidy of this type of service is
all-but-inevitable and guaranteed 30-50 years in the future-just think of
the money being currently spend on all blindness services combined; it will
be impossible for the government not to provide this service in the future,
especially when a nation's worth of blind people are demanding access to it.
I'm just proposing we jump the gun by about 20 years and get right to it.  

 

This very simple model doesn't account for lots of other variables such as
the number of students who are more able to finish college or trade school,
thus are more qualified to get and keep a job;   less emergency room visits
from the blind due to things like taking the wrong medication; less nursing
home care from the elder blind who are now better able to manage their own
personal care;  less use of food stamps and public housing because these
people are self-sufficent.  Less students in private and public blind
training centers (at $40,000 each for 9 months), less mental health issues,
less depression, less suicides, and less  drug and alcohol use-all problems
and cost avoided due to a higher quality of life, a greater involvement in
society,  a greater sense of self-worth, and a greater ability to do
something positive with someone's life.

This model also doesn't account for the fact that the cost of AIRA will come
down with automation, improved efficiency, more people using the service,
and a fat, long-term government contract.

 

I absolutely think the NFB should use some Washington Seminar resources to
advocate that Congress give every blind person free AIRA for life.   $1
million from congress would pay for 277 people to have AIRA for 1 year-and
that is just a straight up appropriation not accounting for any of the cost
savings described above that would multiply this number. Want to guess how
much it would cost to send each of these 277 people to training for 9-months
at an NFB training center?  Over $11 million. Like I said, the math,
statistics, modeling, and etc are way over my head, but I think this would
be worth pursuing. 

Thanks,

Jim

P.S. before the folks on the NFB jobs list start complaining about being off
topic, think about how many more people would be working, and how many
possible jobs/profession types  that would be made available to us if we had
24/7, reliable sighted assistance?   I'm trying to think of the most extreme
blind-unfriendly occupations such as secretary, gas station clerk,  cook,
executive chef, courier/delivery, event planner, inspector, and so
on.without AIRA most of these jobs would be impossible as an independent
blind person with no support; most of these positions would be very do-able
with AIRA.  And.one problem a lot of blind people have is that the
low/no-skill entry-level positions (such as bartender, janitor, cook)  that
would be available to sighted students and those without degrees are not
available or do able by the blind, leaving us perpetually unemployed and
unable to gain experience, while the vast majority of positions blind people
can do involve using their intellect which all requires education and
degrees which means that most blind people are flat-out excluded from the
entry-level, no-skill type positions, and face a huge hurdel called
"college" before they are considered "qualified" for the entry-level type of
jobs most blind people are suited for. It is almost like if you are blind
you need a college degree to qualify for your first job, while all a sighted
person needs is a strong back and a work ethic; AIRA would change this. 

 

Just something to think about.

 

 

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