Using your skillset to successfully change careers with Charles Coyle

Martin Sigsworth, TPT’s Senior Employment Manager caught up with Charles Coyle in our live webinar session to understand his career journey, what challenges and obstacles he has had to overcome, what it is like working in the civil service and what advice he has for blind and partially sighted people looking to get on or progress their careers.

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Charles has had a varied career to date, having worked in education, the sight loss sector and now within the civil service.

Blind since birth, Charles trained to become a teacher but soon realised his passion was away from the classroom, and set about taking every opportunity he could find to change career. After working for RNIB and TPT, he made the move into Local Government and went from strength to strength. He is now a fully fledged civil servant working in central government.


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