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There are many persons with vision impairment who have grown in their jobs in the same company where they started.
There are others who have worked hard, gained experience and exposure and have grown their careers in different companies.
Learn from the experts on how career growth is possible for you.
Get to know few visually impaired who have had growth/change in career.
Read about visually impaired who have worked on moving up in their careers
This video has the journey of Deepa Narasimhan, a
person who can move only her fingers has
worked hard to build a career
Career growth is possible only if you perform well in your current job. Some persons with
disability think that persons without disability get automatic career growth but their growth is
restricted. Many persons think that they cannot have a career due to the lack of support from
their team or manager. The truth is companies are always looking to develop reliable
employees and employees who are enthusiastic about learning and who love their job.
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hearing impaired as a manager
Reflect on this video and write down your improvement areas if any
Employees who learn constantly and apply their learnings make fewer mistakes and hence have
consistently better performance. Employees who learn about their process, their team's
process and understand the various departments and company domain do better than others.
Such employees look to change
vertical growth alone
Watch this short video to understand how building your learning bank helps you grow in your job.
Reflect on this video and start maintaining your learning bank
You will be surprised to know that there are some employees who have great performance,
good learning behavior and still do not have career growth. Very often, there is a good reason
for this. Giving regular updates to your team and your team lead and manager is very critical for
the smooth functioning of the team. Employees who understand the importance of statusing
regularly are better team players because they understand the needs of the team. Some
employees write status reports which helps them track their own performance
Watch this video and learn the right way to status about your work
Reflect whether you can status better and start practicing better statusing
You can grow in your job in the same company as well as in a different company. It all depends
on how you do your current job and attitude you are having at work place. Working hard and
learning every day is key to grow in your job. To learn more about career progression read
Listen to Audio where Ms. Shanti Raghavan talks about steps to progress in career
Career growth/change is possible for visually impaired.
What is the career you are interested in? Find out what career options are available in your
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