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Having a disability and looking for a job can seem a daunting prospect, but there are many sources of information and help, and as a disabled person, you have rights to protect you from discrimination.
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from the Guardian

Returning to work after mental health issues: tips for the transition

Despite the fact that one in four people will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year, negotiating a return to work can be difficult. http://www.theguardian.com/careers/careers-blog/returning-to-work-after-mental-health-issues

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Returning to work after mental health issues: tips for the transition

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from BBC News

Toxic talk: Trying to lip read in China

Having a disability and doing an internship in China meant I encountered tough questioning, but it has given my confidence a boost

Toxic talk: Trying to lip read in China - BBC News

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from The Huffington Post

Why It Took Me So Long To Check Off The 'Disability' Box

Today was the first time I filled in a job application and ticked a box about a disability.There was a question about whether I have a condition that may...

Why It Took Me So Long To Check Off The 'Disability' Box

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from the Guardian

I have a disability. When do I tell a prospective employer?

‘My right to disseminate information about my disability had been taken away and handed to a stranger.’

I have a disability. When do I tell a prospective employer?

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from the Guardian

How can jobseekers with autism communicate their skills?

What do recruiters really mean by communication and interpersonal? And how can people with autism prove they fit the bill? http://www.theguardian.com/careers/careers-blog/how-can-jobseekers-with-autism-communicate-skills

How can jobseekers with autism communicate their skills?

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from the Guardian

I'm a blind Paralympian with a master's, but getting a job was my biggest hurdle

Unfair application processes are still excluding me, and many other blind jobseekers, from graduate roles

I'm a blind Paralympian with a master's, but getting a job was my biggest hurdle

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Even Break - Matching employers who value diversity with talented disabled candidates http://www.evenbreak.co.uk/home/

Jobs for disabled people - disabled job seekers - disabled employment

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from the Guardian

Online job applications and dyslexia don't mix

The rise of online job applications might be useful for recruiters, but it can be a huge barrier for people with dyslexia. http://www.theguardian.com/careers/online-job-applications-dyslexia-challenges

Online job applications and dyslexia don't mix

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from the Guardian

How much do you know about mental health in the workplace? - quiz

Test your knowledge of mental health in the workplace with our tricky quiz http://www.theguardian.com/careers/quiz/mental-health-in-the-workplace-quiz

How much do you know about mental health in the workplace? - quiz

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from the Guardian

How to use your disability as a strength when applying for jobs

Career advisers told me to hide my disability on applications, but being open and turning it into a strength helped me get a graduate job http://www.theguardian.com/careers/2015/may/06/how-to-use-your-disability-as-a-strength-when-applying-for-jobs

How to use your disability as a strength when applying for jobs

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