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Resources for Job Seekers Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired and Over Age 50

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Have you seen the 2015 film, "The Intern"? If so, you remember Ben Whitaker (played by Robert De Niro) pursuing an internship after finding retirement rather lonely. He interns with a young professional (played by Anne Hathaway) who gradually recognizes Whitaker to be a source of wisdom, chivalry, and sound business principles.

She realizes Whitaker's know-how and insight are profoundly valuable, not to mention she genuinely enjoys his company.

You, yes you, are also valuable in the workplace. Your experiences and knowledge bring a richness, depth, and perspective that cannot be duplicated.

If you are ready to begin your job search as an individual over age 50 who is blind or visually impaired, please visit the resources provided in the bulleted list:

You may also find the following resources, geared to job seekers of all ages, helpful:

If you are looking for specific resources, please type your questions and concerns in the comments section below.

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