Are You an Aspiring Architect?

Advert for a "Practice Shared" session at Sarah Wigglesworth Architects Sarah Wigglesworth Architects are offering disabled people interested in a career in architecture an experience at their offices at 10 Stock Orchard Street, London N7 9RX on 8 June, 2.00 - 6.00. Visit http://tiny.CC/practiceshared  for info (Please note that the offices are not accessible to … Continue reading Are You an Aspiring Architect?

Have Your Say in Disability Research

Disabled researchers wanted – join today!            The Research Institute for Disabled Consumers (RiDC) - www.ridc.org.uk - is a leading UK expert in user-centred research involving disabled and older consumers.  An independent charity with over 50 years’ experience of specialist research, it has an active consumer research panel of nearly 1,000 people. RiDC’s board of twelve trustees all have … Continue reading Have Your Say in Disability Research

Talking Positively About Disability to Prospective Employers

Talking positively about disability can make the difference between really impressing a prospective employer or putting them off you altogether. Disabled people make great employees The reality is that, in many cases, as disabled candidates we make the best employees. On average, we are just as productive as non-disabled people (often more so). We tend … Continue reading Talking Positively About Disability to Prospective Employers

When should we start employing disabled people?

When we talk to employers about employing disabled people, one of the first questions you often ask us is what you should put in place first. In some ways, that's an odd question, because you are almost certainly already employing disabled people. You just might not know. Most impairments (around 80%) are not visible, so … Continue reading When should we start employing disabled people?

How Disabled Individuals Can Earn a Sizeable Income from Home

It is likely that you have already encountered a plethora of "sure-fire" money-making concepts. Many of these touted the fact that you can earn an incredible income from the comfort of your own home. Those who face mobility issues or who are permanently disabled are understandably interested in what such opportunities have to offer. Unfortunately, … Continue reading How Disabled Individuals Can Earn a Sizeable Income from Home

Boosting your confidence when job seeking

Confidence is important when job-seeking. If we don’t have confidence in our own abilities, why would we expect a prospective employer to have confidence in them? Unfortunately, being unemployed can make it difficult to remain confident – particularly when we may have faced a number of rejections, or worse, had our CVs completely ignored. This … Continue reading Boosting your confidence when job seeking

Discussing Disability with a Prospective Employer

Generally speaking, looking for work is the same whether you are disabled or not. You need to find appropriate roles and then prove to the prospective employer that you are the best person for the job. However, if you are disabled, there is the added issue of when and how to talk about this. By … Continue reading Discussing Disability with a Prospective Employer

Show how much you care about healthcare.

  Do you care about maintaining standards in the nursing and midwifery professions? Do you care about people, fairness and transparency? Then you should join the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Fitness to Practise panel. The Nursing and Midwifery Council regulates nurses and midwives in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. We exist to protect the public, … Continue reading Show how much you care about healthcare.

I’ve Lost My Sight, Will I Lose My Job?

This is a guest post from Daniel Williams from Visualise Training and Consultancy. Will I lose my job if I have lost my vision? With over 200 people being diagnosed every week with an eye condition in work which cannot be corrected by the wearing of glasses or contact lenses, there is a lot of … Continue reading I’ve Lost My Sight, Will I Lose My Job?

Paid Summer Internship at Top Insurance Firm

Evenbreak is looking for a number of talented disabled students to put forward for an amazing paid internship with Miller Insurance - a leading player in the London insurance sector. Miller Insurance are keen to attract a diverse range of candidates and have ring fenced one of the internships specifically for a disabled candidate. You … Continue reading Paid Summer Internship at Top Insurance Firm