[Jobs] Back from Vacation, and am now seriously looking

Karen Rose rosekm at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 15 17:02:57 UTC 2018

I work with people with and without disabilities and help people right resumes that show employers the ways in which skills from one field will be highly valued in a new field. Can’t

> On Aug 15, 2018, at 9:36 AM, Robert Sollars via Jobs <jobs at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> The skills may be transferable Karen but will the potential employer actually accept them in a new position. Regardless, Dave will have to prove himself to them...which to me is just like starting anew.
> R
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> From: Jobs <jobs-bounces at nfbnet.org> On Behalf Of Karen Rose via Jobs
> Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2018 9:32 AM
> To: Steven Atkinson via Jobs <jobs at nfbnet.org>
> Cc: Karen Rose <rosekm at earthlink.net>
> Subject: Re: [Jobs] Back from Vacation, and am now seriously looking
> Regarding the drivers license requirement when driving is not an essential functions – why not just put in your state ID number? Regarding Dave’s comments about blueprints – what kind of field are you entering? Is this something connected with architecture or construction or engineering? Regarding starting over at the beginning of a career field, this is not necessary. You are bringing with you all of the skills and experience you have from previous areas of work. It is more a question of how to transfer these skills. Karen
>> On Aug 15, 2018, at 9:09 AM, Steven Atkinson via Jobs <jobs at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>> Dave,
>> I understand your frustration since I have dealt with many job issues 
>> after suddenly losing my eyesight during 2001 when I was thirty-one 
>> years old.  I have learned to be a very good J.A.W.S. user, but the 
>> other issues that come up while I have been employed have been 
>> frustrating.  I have done my best to under promise and over deliver 
>> for employers and I think I have done exactly that.  But, I am still 
>> searching for that best position for myself.  I refuse to work the 
>> most simple positions since they can be as difficult as a more 
>> challenging position.  The positions I am interested in require me to 
>> have a drivers licence and I have no idea why!  The positions do not 
>> require me to drive and I am frustrated.  I didn't answer your 
>> questions, but I wanted to let you know that you are not alone with 
>> your Grumpyness!  We will figure out what the answer is for us, I just 
>> hope we don't run out of time since we are getting older by the day!  I hope you keep on keeping on since I am confident you will figure out what is best for you.
>> Steve
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