This year, the NFB Employment Committee is pleased to offer the following events for blind and low-vision job seekers and participating employers. All times listed are Eastern Time (ET). Note: the career fair requires a pre-registration.
Pre-Convention Career Fair Activity: June 15
This year we have a special presentation to help blind and low vision individuals prepare for the 2021 NFB Career Fair! This event, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. eastern, will be a two-hour workshop focusing on networking and your elevator pitch. Bianca Moreiras is a dynamic motivational speaker and coach focusing on career transition and business development. One of her specialties is networking in all aspects of your life. The workshop will include twenty-nine networking fundamentals to prepare you to work a room/work a Zoom and then prepare you with live interactive examples of how to deliver your elevator pitch. Build confidence and overcome your fears while seeking your next best career.
Zoom Details Bianca Moreiras Workshop
June 15, 2021, 7:30 p.m. eastern via Zoom
Meeting ID: 951 7681 0562
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Tuesday, July 6
10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Orientation to 2021 NFB Career Fair
This event is designed to help employers and job seekers prepare for the career fair. Employers, beginning with convention sponsors, will talk about their staffing needs. Job seekers will learn how to make the best pitch to employers. Both will receive last minute information and have their questions answered.
1:00-4:00 PM: 2021 NFB Career Fair
Looking for a job? Looking for an employee? This event brings blind and low-vision job seekers together with employers who want to hire them.
Job seeker registration here.
Employer registration here.
Registration will close at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 26. Sorry, no last-minute walk-ins!
5:00-8:00 PM: 2021 Job Seeker Seminar
Our annual seminar is bigger and better this year, with presenters on a whole range of topics. New to the job market? Experienced person looking for better opportunities? Want to know what employers really want? We’ve got you covered!
Wednesday, July 7
11:30 AM-1:30 PM: 2021 Upward Mobility Seminar
Learning and growth are both keys to human advancement. Don’t settle for a future (or a present) that’s limited. This seminar will provide you with tools to help you live the life you want, and have fun doing it.
Thursday, July 8
10:30 AM-12:00 PM: 2021 Employment Committee Meeting
Annual meeting of the NFB Employment Committee: current initiatives, NFB member and job seeker needs, and future plans. Everyone is welcome!
Need more information? Email Dick Davis, Committee Chairperson, at [email protected]