Guy van der Kolk Senior Solutions Consultant, Typefi
There is nothing like a global pandemic to highlight the fact that not all information is available equally.
While we are being bombarded with more information than we can process, a lot of that information cannot be consumed at all by people with disabilities, because it has not been produced with accessibility in mind!
I know that a lot of us who advocate for accessibility can be quite vocal and active and possibly even a bit… obsessive… about what we do. Sometimes, I think that is actually detrimental to our message.
So, in this post I want to focus on the human experience, and look at some simple things that anyone can do when creating written content to make a difference for visually-impaired people who use assistive technology to read.
Whether your team has recently been asked to work from home due to the coronavirus outbreak, or you’re simply new to managing a remote team, leading a group of geographically-dispersed professionals can be a challenge.
I’ve been remotely managing Typefi’s globally-distributed Professional Services team since 2015, and have a few tips on how you can turn this into a successful experience for you and your team.
Who knows? You may find that working remotely becomes a blessing in disguise that greatly improves your team’s productivity and makes them all much happier human beings.
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