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Uniquely-Abled People and Job Skills Training

Increased independence often demands learning new skills. The key components that are required for people to enhance their skills are support and access to facilities. Uniquely-abled people should have proper access to learning opportunities that are tailored according to their interests and abilities. That aside, a support network of family, friends, and mentors is very important.

Job skills training is an important part to help an uniquely-abled person land gainful employment. Such programs are usually designed as a service to help a uniquely-abled person prepare for a job search process. There are several organizations that impart this training, and sometimes, even companies carry out such programs after a uniquely-abled employee has joined the workforce. But this is more of a capacity enhancement service than basic job training. Most basic job skills training programs include developing the necessary tools for independent hunting of employment opportunities that are suitable for the candidate.

A job skills training program includes everything from collecting any previous work history of the person, to help him/her come up with a proper resume, and reviewing the proper techniques for a fruitful job search.

These days, technology is being increasingly leveraged for job skills training. Uniquely-abled persons are known to show particular proficiency in using tabs. These handy devices can be loaded with applications that promote faster learning and development.

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Prabuddha Neogi

Foodie, lazy, bookworm, and internet junkie. All in that order. Loves to floor the accelerator. Mad about the Himalayas and its trekking trails. Former life forester. Also an occasional writer and editor

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