Neurodiversity and the Workplace

A guest blog from internationally recognised expert in Neurodiversity, Professor Amanda Kirby CEO of Do-IT Solutions.  About 1 in 8 people in the work place are thought to be Neurodiverse (ND). The term thought to be coined by Judy Singer, an Australian sociologist in the 1990s, recognises the fact that our brains (neuro-)naturally vary from … Continue reading Neurodiversity and the Workplace

Disability Doesn’t Discriminate (and we don’t, either!)

Although our focus is primarily on disability at Evenbreak, we recognise the importance of 'intersectionality'. Disability doesn't discriminate; it affects people of all skin colours, nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, cultures, ages and so on. Our own team reflects our values around diversity and inclusion. We are all disabled (as a social firm, it's a condition … Continue reading Disability Doesn’t Discriminate (and we don’t, either!)

#IAM…Awareness Video Evenbreak proudly presents #IAM... An awareness video busting myths and breaking stereotypes surrounding disabled people in the workplace. We show 5 disabled people working successfully in their various fields: performance, production assistance, entrepreneur, bank consultant, and design engineer. Each person is an asset to their workplace and brings invaluable skills. If you believe in … Continue reading #IAM…Awareness Video

Vlog 5 – Inclusive Employers

Inclusive Employers - a phrase you hear all the time, but where exactly are these organisations? Go to 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! Now that you can write your CV like a … Continue reading Vlog 5 – Inclusive Employers

How Accessible is your Careers Site?

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?

Vlog 4 – Gaps in CV

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