Spotlight on Talent – Duncan

Another example of the wonderful talent to be found on Evenbreak! Introducing Duncan ... To find out more about Duncan, we asked him a few questions…  Image shows a head and shoulders picture of Duncan What would be your dream role?  My dream role would be involved with science, engineering or environmental issues, as these are all areas that … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Duncan

Disabled women in engineering – Ros’s story

Group of engineers in front of construction site Ros has worked in the rail sector for years and has always been a role model for gender diversity. Over time she’s also acquired a physical impairment, which has caused her to experience considerable barriers in the workplace. She has taken these challenges in her stride and … Continue reading Disabled women in engineering – Ros’s story

Maria’s story – working for HS2 as a disabled woman

Maria Grazia Zedda Maria was attracted to HS2 as she has experienced first-hand how London centric the economy can be. “By creating new, faster, frequent and more reliable services, HS2 is creating jobs and opportunities across the country so that we’re a more ‘United’ Kingdom and I’m privileged to be part of this in a … Continue reading Maria’s story – working for HS2 as a disabled woman

Spotlight on Talent – Divya S

Our Business Storyteller Dee speaks to another one of our talented candidates... Introducing Divya S... Profile: Divya is looking for a role in strategic HR. She has a curious and inquiring mind and is determined to make a difference, which she's been doing since university. Read on to find out more about another one of … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Divya S

Nichole Rushton: Embodying the power of inclusive employment

Nichole is living proof of what happens when an employer provides a genuinely inclusive working environment, where individuals are truly supported.   Nichole Rushton As she says, “if you had told me that after being off work for three years with a car accident injury, being in a wheelchair, feeling like I’d lost my career, I’d lost everything, that 12 months on, I would not only be employed but I’d be in … Continue reading Nichole Rushton: Embodying the power of inclusive employment

Flexible Working is more than just Working from Home

"Work That Works" on pink background There has been much excitement (including from me) that working from home may become more commonplace after the Covid-19 crisis, opening up opportunities for more disabled people. At Evenbreak, a specialist online job board run by and for disabled people, we have all been working from home since long … Continue reading Flexible Working is more than just Working from Home

Spotlight on Talent – Irving A

Our Business Storyteller Dee speaks to another one of our talented candidates... Introducing Irving A... Profile: Irving is an experienced researcher and political consultant currently working within the government sector with a demonstrated history in public affairs and stakeholder relations. Described by one colleague as an influencer who is influential - could Irving's skills at … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Irving A

Helping Evenbreak get #evenbetter – the results. Over 80% of you would recommend us!

We can’t start this article without extending our thanks to the nearly 200 of you who told us what would make Evenbreak #evenbetter for you, our candidates. The winners of the draw have been notified and their vouchers sent out. Congratulations to Amy, Maggie, Robert, Sulaiman and Tracey! The fabulous news is that over 80% … Continue reading Helping Evenbreak get #evenbetter – the results. Over 80% of you would recommend us!

Supporting candidates and employees with Dyspraxia

People with dyspraxia have a lot to offer employers who know how to use their talents. Their strengths and challenges often make them determined, self-aware and empathetic. These are some ways to make recruitment more dyspraxia-friendly…   Look for the skills and qualities most needed most for the role Evidence shows that people whose abilities are … Continue reading Supporting candidates and employees with Dyspraxia

Spotlight on Talent – Steve S

Our Business Storyteller Dee speaks to another one of our talented candidates, also named Steve... Introducing Steve S... Profile: Steve is an incredibly adaptable and committed Account Manager - successfully transferring his skills across sectors. Clearly highly motivated (as you can see from his results!) Steve is looking for an opportunity to get back into … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Steve S