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 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
Online meetings, training and workshops are increasingly becoming the new normal, and as much as organisations adapt and embrace new technologies, we still need to be committed to being inclusive in our approach. In part 1 we highlighted inclusive practices, and both pre and on-call etiquette, for all meeting organisers and facilitators to be aware of. In … Continue reading Inclusive Meetings – Deep Dive
Man attending online meeting Online meetings, training and workshops are increasingly becoming the new normal, and as much as organisations adapt and embrace new technologies, we still need to be committed to being inclusive in our approach. This blog seeks to address some of the challenges faced by disabled people towards ensuring everyone is able … Continue reading Making online meetings inclusive
"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
It’s important that disabled candidates have the same opportunities to shine in the recruitment process as everyone else. Most won’t need any particular adjustments, but they should have the opportunity to ask, without feeling it will disadvantage them in any way. It’s about removing barriers that may prevent them from performing at their best. Most … Continue reading How to make your interviews accessible
Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Today we take a look at the working practices within the organisation itself. Why is it important to Leonard Cheshire to employ disabled people? Like all organisations it is desirable and incredibly valuable for our workforce to be … Continue reading Inclusion at Leonard Cheshire
WCAG 2.1 AAA logo Hopefully you have seen that the Evenbreak job board has moved to a fantastic new platform! As ever, there is a back story to this … When we started Evenbreak in 2011, web accessibility wasn’t generally considered important. However, it was crucial to us and our audience of disabled people. In fact, … Continue reading How Accessible is your Careers Site?
Evenbreak and Guidant Global are both involved in the Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative (RIDI). In fact, Guidant Global have been instrumental in promoting disability equality within the recruitment industry. Do they lead by example? For sure! Here are their answers to our questions: Why is it important to Guidant Global to employ disabled people? Guidant … Continue reading Inclusion at Guidant Global
Travelling with a disability takes guts. It also takes determination. Throw in problem solving skills. Organisational skills. The ability to speak out and up for yourself. Add a fair pinch of faith too. It’s no wonder disabled people develop such strengths in these areas! You plan each trip with military precision. You become an expert … Continue reading Navigating the world with an invisible disability; will business lead the way?