Electrocomponents’ commitment to inclusive recruitment goes from strength to strength as they join Evenbreak

Electrocomponents is proud to announce its partnership with Evenbreak, an award-winning job site and educational hub run by disabled people for disabled people.  This partnership marks Electrocomponents' first steps to ensuring its vacancies are widely accessible to those within the disabled community at a global level.   As a £1.95 billion global distributor and FTSE 250 … Continue reading Electrocomponents’ commitment to inclusive recruitment goes from strength to strength as they join Evenbreak

From Autism to Dyslexia to Depression: Finding Support at Facebook

A blog from our friends at Facebook “I have dyslexia and autism. It’s something that’s not obvious to others, but it’s significantly important,” shares Andrew S., a manager on the Workplace team at Facebook. "Growing up, I was defined by certain stereotypes that come along with this, like being a bad kid or a bad … Continue reading From Autism to Dyslexia to Depression: Finding Support at Facebook

Why Disabilities Aren’t Barriers to Success at Facebook

A blog from our friends at Facebook. “In August 2019, I woke up with a high pitched ringing in my ears that wouldn’t go away,” remembers Derek L., a software engineering manager at Facebook. “I went to a doctor, took a hearing test, and was told I had high frequency hearing loss.” After being fitted … Continue reading Why Disabilities Aren’t Barriers to Success at Facebook

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

To mark the tenth anniversary of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, HMRC focused on what colleagues are doing to support each other. Here’s what Jane Culkin within HMRC’s Neurodiversity Network is doing to make our workplace more inclusive for neurodivergent colleagues. HMRC colleagues sat within a breakout area at a Regional Centre  Jane Culkin, Borders and Trade … Continue reading Global Accessibility Awareness Day

The Importance of Creating an Accessible Candidate Journey

The importance of creating an accessible candidate journey Providing candidate support online to enhance their user experience from discovery and attraction right through to application and onboarding, is vital to obtain the very best skill sets for your business regardless of people disabilities and impartments.  Website accessibility and inclusion factors have never been more important … Continue reading The Importance of Creating an Accessible Candidate Journey

Quick and dirty guide to inclusive terminology

Worried about saying the wrong thing? Accidentally offending someone? You're not alone. The problem is that we can avoid the subject of disability altogether rather than risk using inappropriate terminology. The most important thing is intention. Intending to be supportive and accidentally using the wrong word is more likely to be forgiven if the positive … Continue reading Quick and dirty guide to inclusive terminology

Spotlight on Talent – Pete S

Another example of the wonderful talent to be found on Evenbreak! Introducing Pete S ... Pete used to work in IT management, until a catastrophic motorbike accident ended his career. He has been working in IT contract roles, but realised it was asking too much of him with his injuries. He’s looking for something new … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Pete S

A Useful List of Disability Employment Data

Whether it’s internally sourced metrics or national reports and statistics - when it comes to tackling barriers in disability employment, we know that understanding data is key. Whilst internal data might be readily at hand, finding statistics on a wider scope might be more of a task.  That’s why here at Evenbreak we’ve complied this List of Disability Employment Data.    Getting Started   When it comes to learning … Continue reading A Useful List of Disability Employment Data

Inclusion at PageGroup

Why is it important to PageGroup to employ disabled people? At PageGroup we have been committed to our Diversity and Inclusion strategy since 2012 and as such recognise the importance and richness of cognitive diversity. In addition, in order to truly reflect their diversity of the candidate pool we represent and the clients we serve, … Continue reading Inclusion at PageGroup