Disability @ Work: Job Searching as a Neurodivergent Job Seeker

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Thursday, March 21, 2024, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

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Guest Speaker: David Barlaam from Honeywell

Shared experiences in Job Searching from a Neurodivergent job seeker. In this session we will discuss the challenges, solutions, strategies and ways to get noticed. View from the other side as a Talent Acquisition Leader as well, ways to better understand what companies look for and how to best position yourself!

David Barlaam is an innovative, tech savvy, business focused, award-winning, global talent acquisition leader and change agent experienced at managing teams up to 125 employees in start-ups through 100,000+ person companies. David leads a large portion of Honeywell's leadership recruiting and has built his team of nearly 50 from the ground up. He's currently leading the Talent Acquisition portion of a global Human Capital Management System Implementation as well

Every spring, the University Career Center offers programming that centers on disabled community members and their professional development as well as their rights in the workforce.

The theme this year is The Future of the Neurodiverse Workforce

If you need accommodations, please email Lee Anne Tourigny at ltourign@charlotte.edu

Stay tuned for the rest of the series:

  • Meet-up 3: Thursday, March 28th 10-11:30 AM EST: "Panel on Interviewing as a Neurodivergent Candidate" led by representatives from Bank of America

  • Meet-up 4: Thursday, April 4th 11 AM-12 PM EST: "NeuroInclusion in the Workplace" led by Musi Lee from JP Morgan Chase & Co

  • Meet-up 5: Thursday, April 11th 11 AM-12 PM EST: "Introduction to Digital Accessibility" led by Laura Trybus