Evenbreak friend Michael Vermeersch from Microsoft pointed me towards this article on LinkedIn, written by Bianca Prins from ING bank, and it got me thinking. In summary, she is saying the leaders should not be shy about being open with their own impairments, or when supporting other disabled people. Some people might label such actions … Continue reading Inspiration Porn v. Role Models
Another example of the wonderful talent to be found on Evenbreak! Introducing Si L ... To find out more about Si L, we asked him a few questions… Si L What would be your dream role? I’m lucky because my background in the forces makes me very versatile. I’m always happy in an environment which encourages problem … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Si
Another example of the wonderful talent to be found on Evenbreak! Introducing Stan ... To find out more about Stan H, we asked him a few questions… Stan H What would be your dream role? The best way to describe it is being a ‘strategic value creator’ – where I can help the organisation have a positive economic AND … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Stan
Another example of the wonderful talent to be found on Evenbreak! Introducing Duncan ... To find out more about Duncan, we asked him a few questions… Image shows a head and shoulders picture of Duncan What would be your dream role? My dream role would be involved with science, engineering or environmental issues, as these are all areas that … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Duncan
Maria Grazia Zedda Maria was attracted to HS2 as she has experienced first-hand how London centric the economy can be. “By creating new, faster, frequent and more reliable services, HS2 is creating jobs and opportunities across the country so that we’re a more ‘United’ Kingdom and I’m privileged to be part of this in a … Continue reading Maria’s story – working for HS2 as a disabled woman
"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
We can’t start this article without extending our thanks to the nearly 200 of you who told us what would make Evenbreak #evenbetter for you, our candidates. The winners of the draw have been notified and their vouchers sent out. Congratulations to Amy, Maggie, Robert, Sulaiman and Tracey! The fabulous news is that over 80% … Continue reading Helping Evenbreak get #evenbetter! The results are in – Over 80% of you would recommend us!
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?
There is much talk about the disability employment gap and its causes. At Evenbreak, we wanted to find out from the real experts (disabled job seekers themselves) what barriers prevent disabled people from gaining work. People on the Enactus programme at UCL conducted research on our behalf. They received an overwhelming response from more than 700 … Continue reading The real barriers to employment faced by disabled people
Naidex is Europe's most established event dedicated to the disability and independent living industries, taking place this 17th & 18th of March. Showcasing the latest innovations in mobility, care, rehab, assistive technology, accessible design and more, the show brings together visitors into the halls of Birmingham’s NEC for two days of opportunities, innovation, discovery and education. As technology continues to evolve and … Continue reading News About Naidex