CSD Works to Host Free Virtual Career Expo on May 2 for Deaf Community Throughout Texas

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The main goal of the free Career Expo is to connect deaf job seekers throughout Texas with employers seeking more diverse and inclusive workforces.

CSD Works Virtual Career Expo

Not only will this event help advance employment opportunities for the region’s deaf and hard of hearing community, it also will help businesses here in Austin and Texas accelerate their efforts to create more diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplaces.

CSD Works announced today that it will be hosting its first Virtual Career Expo on May 2, 2020. The main goal of the free Expo is to connect deaf job seekers in Austin and throughout Texas with employers seeking more diverse and inclusive workforces. CSD Works is a subsidiary of Communication Service for the Deaf, the world’s largest deaf-led social impact organization.

The CSD Works Virtual Career Expo will be held May 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST and will feature several prominent guest speakers, such as deaf business owner Trudy Suggs, as well as several presentations on job preparedness for job seekers, including: interview skills, resume building, cover letter writing, professional attire and potential job opportunities. Jobseekers can register for the Virtual Career Expo here.

“We are very pleased to be bringing our first Virtual Career Expo to the deaf community,” said Kristy Ramos, CSD Works Director. “Not only will this event help advance employment opportunities for the region’s deaf and hard of hearing community, it also will help businesses here in Austin and Texas accelerate their efforts to create more diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplaces.”

In addition to accessing a talent pool of interested jobseekers, employers who participate in the CSD Works Virtual Career Expo will obtain tip sheets and resources on how to create workplace environment where deaf and hard of hearing employees and their colleagues thrive. Information on how to receive deaf-friendly training, consultation, American Sign Language classes, recruitment and placement practices for greater diversity, and workplace assessments will also be provided.

For more information about the Virtual Career Expo, sponsorships, registration and how to share your organization’s employment opportunities with the deaf and hard of hearing community please email CSD Works at works@csd.org.

About CSD Works

CSD Works is a nationwide service focused on increasing employment opportunities for the deaf community by working with businesses, non-profits, and policymakers throughout the entire job cycle from recruitment to placement. CSD Works connects qualified job seekers with employers who are motivated to establish a diverse, inclusive and welcoming workplace and employment experience for their employees. For more information about CSD Works, including its array of free online services, please visit CSD Works.

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