Opening Doors: Inclusive Recruitment and Selection Thursday 28th May, hosted by EY, One More London Place, London Evenbreak is holding a unique event, kindly sponsored by EY, exploring best practice in using inclusive recruitment to attract the very best talent from an often over-looked pool – disabled people. If you are a Director of HR, … Continue reading Exciting News! The next Evenbreak event!
We have a huge variety of roles on our job board at Evenbreak, and sometimes a really exciting one comes through. Channel 4 already have a great reputation for using disabled presenters, especially since the Paralympics, and they are just as keen to ensure that disabled people are well-represented behind the cameras too. The traineeships … Continue reading Fantastic opportunity for sporty candidates!
Evenbreak focuses on disabled candidates and employees, but of course, disabled people are just as diverse as any other group of people. We know that disabled people commonly face many barriers in the workplace. And we know that people who are gay, lesbian or bi-sexual also face barriers in the workplace. So what if you … Continue reading Disabled and Gay?
Today's blog is from America, and is written by Jakoyah Clarke, who is a talent branding and acquisition professional with a foundation in marketing and strategic planning. She is known for implementing creative sourcing methods and using social media to attract and hire valuable, diverse talent. Jakoyah is committed to contributing to company objectives, increasing department efficiency … Continue reading Guest blog:Recruiting Diverse Talent
Today's blog is from America, and is written by Jakoyah Clarke, who is a talent branding and acquisition professional with a foundation in marketing and strategic planning. She is known for implementing creative sourcing methods and using social media to attract and hire valuable, diverse talent. Jakoyah is committed to contributing to company objectives, increasing department efficiency … Continue reading Guest Blog: Recruiting Diverse Talent
A guest post today, with some good advice on making jobs accessible for all. In these times of economic uncertainty, getting the right person to fill a job vacancy has never been more important, and making sure that your job advert reaches as many people as possible is the first step in the process. Ensuring … Continue reading Guest Blog: Making Jobs Accessible for Everyone
The diversity of the talent of the Evenbreak candidates never fails to amaze me. There often seems to be quite a narrow view of disabled people ("they're all in wheelchairs" - when in reality less than 8% of disabled people use wheelchairs, or "they are all looking for entry level jobs" - whereas in reality … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Roy
I've already shared some examples of good practice shown by B & Q (here), and there are a number of other examples of the kind of actions they have taken to ensure greater inclusion of disabled employees. Here they are: Recruitment. They continually monitor and adjust their recruitment processes to make them more accessible and … Continue reading Best Practice Case Studies: B & Q (2)
This week's best practice case study comes from Capita, and is told by Dan, a Capita employee, in his own words here: My journey with Capita began whilst I was studying Financial Economics at University. In my 2nd year of study I undertook 6 week’s work experience with Capita in their Facilities Management department, during … Continue reading Best Practice Case Studies: Capita
The Environment Agency tells us about how offering work experience to disabled people can lead to full time permanent jobs: We developed a relationship with Papworth Trust and have been working closely with the Trust to look at ways of creating an environment to help people gain invaluable employment experience. “The attachment scheme is … Continue reading Best Practice Case Studies: The Environment Agency