We Work

Our series of We Work videos, blogs and case studies shine a light on people working in a range of roles and sectors.

 

Breandan Ward is a leadership coach and disability lecturer. He has a genetic condition that affects his central and peripheral vision. He talks about the importance of persistence and adaptability as a blind person in both life and the workplace.

Jesse Dufton works as a Principal Patent Engineer for Intelligent Energy. He shares his passion for his role and how having a vision impairment has forced him to develop a whole host of new skills, including problem solving and determination.

Helen Webb, Next-Gen Technology Fellow at Capco, recommends a career in technology for people with visual impairments. She explains how being partially sighted has taught her to be incredibly resilient and given her amazing problem solving skills.

Alex Lee, Journalist, tells us about his life working on his “dream job” at Wired Magazine and Managing Editor, Mike Dent, gives his view from an employer’s perspective.

Ashwini Sayandan is a HR administrator at the RNIB. She describes her role, how she got there through volunteering and persistence in applying and the importance of a good support network.

Chenalee Bucknail, Senior Customer Representative at Thermofisher Scientific, describes her journey securing her job, how supportive the company has been and the challenge balancing working full time with her family life.


Do you work?

If you are blind or partially sighted in employment and fancy being featured in our We Work videos, we would love to hear from you.  Email us on employment@pocklington-trust.org.uk

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