Employment Resources

Whether you’re just starting out in your career or feeling stuck in your current role, we are here to help. We understand the challenges you may face and have put together comprehensive resources to guide you through each step towards landing your dream job.

If you’re unsure where to start, we recommend checking out our Job Search Tips. This helpful guide will introduce you to accessible websites and user-friendly apps designed to assist you in finding the perfect job. It also provides valuable advice on narrowing down your search, filtering results, and setting up job alerts.

Many organisations nowadays require candidates to complete application forms for their available positions. Our tips for completing an application form will give you a clear understanding of what to expect and how to effectively sell yourself.

Crafting a compelling cover letter is a crucial step in leaving a lasting impression on potential employers. Our tips for writing a cover letter will help you make the best possible impression even before they review your CV or application form.

We also offer expert advice on writing the perfect CV and offer various templates tailored to different career stages. Once you’ve created your new CV, feel free to email us a copy for constructive feedback.

Preparing for an interview can be nerve-wracking, but our interview tips will ensure you are ready. Our employment experts share valuable advice on planning for potential interview questions and overcoming nerves. We also offer mock interviews to help you prepare for the real thing.

In addition to the above resources, we have several videos available on what to do after college, the value of networking, and tips on reaching and impressing prospective employers.

RNIB also offers advice on looking for work and staying in work and has a network of local professionals who can provide face to face support in your area. Find out more: www.rnib.org.uk/employment

Remember our employment team, professional coaches and mentors have firsthand experience living with visual impairment. They have supported countless blind and partially sighted professionals in achieving their employment goals.


Job Search Tips

To help make this process easier, we have put together a guide which provides tips on making your job search as efficient as it can be.

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Completing Application Forms

This guide will provide you with the tools to make sure your application form concisely and clearly brings to light your experiences within the context of the role you are going to apply for.

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Writing a Cover Letter

We have gathered up our experience and produced a guide to write a cover letter that gives you the edge over those people who are happy to let their CV’s try and do the hard work for them.

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CV Writing and Templates

Top tips on how to create a killer CV, along with a series of downloadable accessible CV templates which you can complete and use for starting or stepping up your job search.

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Interview Tips and Mock Interviews

Top tips on how to prepare for an interview and ensure you aren’t kicking yourself at the end of the interview due to lack of preparation.

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Coaching and Mentoring

We match blind or partially sighted professionals with career coaches, free of charge. No matter your professional background, our coaches can support you to progress or restart your career.

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