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

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

Line Managers: How to Support Employees with ADHD

The letters ADHD held up by hands You don’t need to be an expert to get the best from employees with ADHD. A little understanding and support goes a long way… Rethink what you know about ADHD The popular stereotype of ADHD of badly-behaved boys being distracted by squirrels can often be untrue or misleading … Continue reading Line Managers: How to Support Employees with ADHD

Buying from Social Enterprises

Today is 'Social Enterprise Day', part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Evenbreak is proud to be a social enterprise. But what does it mean? Well, a social enterprise is the same as any other business, but with two important differences: It exists to make the world a better place - socially, environmentally or bothMost or all … Continue reading Buying from Social Enterprises

Apprenticeships at ITV

(Please note: Here is a BSL version) (Please also note: some additional hints and tips for Evenbreak candidates at the bottom of this blog!) We’re the largest commercial broadcaster in the UK, Since 1955 we’ve made some of the best loved shows – some still going to this day. We’re also known for our advertising … Continue reading Apprenticeships at ITV

Apprenticeships at ITV

Great news! ITV are going to be advertising some fantastic apprenticeship opportunities from 1st September, and they are, of course, particularly interested in attracting Evenbreak candidates (they know how great you are!). So they are offering a virtual career clinic before the adverts go live, so you can pick up some tips and hints about … Continue reading Apprenticeships at ITV

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

Covid 19 – A catalyst for changing our work systems?

dav [image description: Kiana, team member at Evenbreak, holding pen and notepad, looking at straight ahead and ready to work] The covid-19 pandemic has caused a complete overhaul of our usual routines. It is challenging how we, as a society, go about our daily lives whether it’s work or socialising or accessing healthcare services. But … Continue reading Covid 19 – A catalyst for changing our work systems?

Inclusion at Leonard Cheshire

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