Job Interview Essentials for People with Disabilities (Enhanced DVD)
Job interviews can be stressful for almost anyone, but they can be particularly stressful for people for disabilities. They don’t have to be stressful, and with the right preparation they can be a positive experience no matter what the outcome is. This video focuses on turning a job interview into a selling opportunity for people with disabilities. It focuses on what disabled people can do rather than what they can’t do, in spite of their physical limitations. There are details included on how to prepare for an interview, ways to project confidence, how to demonstrate a positive attitude, and how to approach the interview as a way to reduce stereotypes and improve the employer’s understanding of disabled people. There are tips included about responding to frequently asked questions including both illegal and expected questions. A discussion about how to follow up after the interview is included. A part of Disabilities at Work: Successful Job Hunting for People with Disabilities. (28 minutes)
Segments in this video include:
Purpose of the Job Interview (02:26) – Differently-abled people share their thoughts about how important job interviews are and its purpose.
Preparation for the Interview (05:05) – Job seekers should research the company and find out its goals and mission statements.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (07:37) – Job seekers should learn how to respond to interview questions.
The Interview (03:19) – Job applicants who are disabled are protected by the ADA and some questions cannot be asked during an interview.
Job Offer (00:52) – After the job has been offered, questions about salary negotiations and benefits can be asked.
Didn't Get the Job? (02:57) – The job seeker may not be offered a job after a positive interview.
Job Interview Essentials for People with Disabilities