In 2016, I was a graduate – young, ambitious and very unemployed. I knew I wanted to make movies and I knew I had perspective never told before on screen. But I also had zero credentials, no rich relatives in sunny L.A. and knowledge that getting into the movie industry was a hierarchical process – … Continue reading Inclusion Scotland
Inclusive Employers - a phrase you hear all the time, but where exactly are these organisations? Go to http://www.evenbreak.co.uk to find some fantastic employers looking your diverse skills! Watch Kiana in our fifth vlog to find out more and keep tuned every fortnight at 2pm! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DMrCDBDN2cI&t=3s Now that you can write your CV like a … Continue reading Vlog 5 – Inclusive Employers
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?
Sam is a production management assistant, working at BBC The Social. She also has a hearing impairment, and visual impairment highlighted by her guide dog Ziggy. In the first episode of our new mini documentary series, we see how Sam has integrated into the workplace, her thoughts on how to be successful at work as … Continue reading Inclusion At Work | Sam’s Story
You may have taken time off work, either because of health difficulties or just trying to figure out your dream job. Gaps in your CV don't need to be negative - watch our fourth vlog to find out why. Comment, share and get in touch if there’s any particular employment topics you’d like us to … Continue reading Vlog 4 – Gaps in CV
The fear of 'getting it wrong’ paralyses the best of us. So, at Evenbreak we love clients who are honest. And ask for help supporting disabled employees. It's impossible to know everything about inclusion. Equality law. Protected characteristics. Inclusive terminology. Accessible design. And even when you do know an awful lot; we are all still … Continue reading The new guy is disabled! What do we do?
Take a few minutes out your schedule to watch the third vlog in our series - this time about disclosing an impairment to potential employers, if and when you choose to! Comment, share and get in touch if there's any particular employment topics you'd like us to vlog about! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4wTww0vvkg Now that you know you're … Continue reading Vlog 3 – Disclosing!
Like many of us, I like to take a moment at this point in the year to look back over the last twelve months. And what a year it has been for Evenbreak! Please indulge me as I reflect on some of the highlights. Employer Engagement A number of amazing organisations confirmed their … Continue reading Reflections on 2018 – Evenbreak’s Jane Hatton looks back…
Evenbreak, as pioneers of disability-specific recruitment, has secured support from UnLtd, the UK’s foundation for social entrepreneurs. The funding and tailored support package will help us continue to drive lasting social change at a time when the UK is finally beginning to wake up to the value of the purple pound. Founder Jane is … Continue reading Evenbreak wins UnLtd Award for making social change happen
The much-loved British charity, Comic Relief, well known for tackling poverty and social injustice in the UK and around the world, is the latest client to join Evenbreak and commit to advertising all of their job vacancies with us. Comic Relief is determined to not only attract more, talented disabled candidates, but also to address … Continue reading Comic Relief join Evenbreak and challenge diversity apathy