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Month: July 2010

Using appropriate elements in blog posts

Most often, I see blog posts where blogs without use of appropriate elements such as headings, tables etc. So thought let me write some tips that one should consider while writing a blog post. Never copy and paste from a word processing document or internet page Use appropriate heading structure if your post has sub sections; for instance, ideally, your post name would be heading level 1 and uses <h1> so next level heading would be <h2> and next level to <h2> would be <h3> and so on. If you insert an informative image; don’t forget to add text description…

How to grab a career opportunity?

This article is generic but also, include tips for people with disabilities. A few years back, for people with disabilities, it was a big challenge to get an employment in spite having extreme qualifications and that was just due to lack of awareness. Employers were not sure, what kind of jobs they could offer to people with disabilities and not sure, if they had to make any modifications in work place and rules. Also, there were not many people with disabilities of such kind with good education. But today, thanks to the advancement of technology, the scenario is almost changed…

How social networking is useful?

It’s been some time, whole world talk a lot about Social Networking. I thought let me share my personal experience with different social networks. LinkedIn LinkedIn is a professional social networking site and I think, almost every professional use it a lot. Using LinkedIn, one can find people in relevant industry, career opportunities, get information about events of interest, get and share knowledge through it’s groups and much more! Here is how I got benefited by LinedIn: When there was an opportunity at Yahoo!, a hiring Manager connected with me on LinkedIn and asked if I know anyone in the…

Touching Poem

Thanks to my friend, Firoz who posted below into a mailing list! I went to a party Mom, I remembered what you said. You told me not to drink, Mom, So I drank soda instead. I really felt proud inside, Mom, The way you said I would. I didn’t drink and drive, Mom, Even though the others said I should. I know I did the right thing, Mom, I know you are always right. Now the party is finally ending, Mom, As everyone is driving out of sight. As I got into my car, Mom, I knew I’d get home…

How the visually impaired can use a Computer?

Most often, people have a question – can a blind person use a computer? If so, do they need a special keyboard or a special computer? Before answering this question, let me take an example of a typist who never looks at the keyboard but can type with speed and accuracy. How is it possible? Practice! Yes, it’s the same in case of people with vision impairment. They just need to be trained. They do not require a special computer – all that they need is assistive technologies. Firstly, let us understand that vision impairment is of two categories: Total…