Finding Allyship in Unexpected Places

Another great piece from Evenbreak employer, Facebook. When Jeffrey S. lost 85% of his eyesight, he was just 19 years old. "I was in the army and was prescribed the wrong medication," he explains. "It was completely unexpected. I was told my eyesight would continue to deteriorate over time, and I didn't know what it … Continue reading Finding Allyship in Unexpected Places

Inclusive Meetings – Deep Dive

Online meetings, training and workshops are increasingly becoming the new normal, and as much as organisations adapt and embrace new technologies, we still need to be committed to being inclusive in our approach. In part 1 we highlighted inclusive practices, and both pre and on-call etiquette, for all meeting organisers and facilitators to be aware of. In … Continue reading Inclusive Meetings – Deep Dive

Helping Evenbreak get #evenbetter! The results are in – Over 80% of you would recommend us!

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!

Supporting candidates and employees with Dyspraxia

People with dyspraxia have a lot to offer employers who know how to use their talents. Their strengths and challenges often make them determined, self-aware and empathetic. These are some ways to make recruitment more dyspraxia-friendly…   Look for the skills and qualities most needed most for the role Evidence shows that people whose abilities are … Continue reading Supporting candidates and employees with Dyspraxia

Vlog 8 – Access To Work

Do you need support or reasonable adjustments in the workplace? In this round of vlogs, Kiana talks about Access To Work - the government scheme you can apply for to help cover costs of adaptations you need at work! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bdu6GzGfdLQ&t=24s Check out some great job opportunities at http://www.evenbreak.co.uk and apply to Access To Work when … Continue reading Vlog 8 – Access To Work

What was your dream job as a child?

Written by Kiana Kalantar-Hormozi, Evenbreak’s Candidate Engagement Manager. We spoke to five different disabled candidates about their dream job as a child. We asked them what they do now. What barriers have they faced? How did they overcome them? And made a video to share their answers with the world… As a child I wanted … Continue reading What was your dream job as a child?

Fancy being paid to get your degree?

Develop into the kind of leader that others want to follow, leading a team of up to 15 colleagues by your third year Gain a BA (Hons) in Business Management and Leadership, and CMI status with the Chartered Management Institute Work with, and learn from, our senior leadership team Barclays Higher Apprenticeship programme offers you … Continue reading Fancy being paid to get your degree?

How Confident are your Managers around Stammering?

When I talk to employers about disability, the conversation can range from people who use wheelchairs, autistic people, people with sight or hearing impairment, and perhaps mental health and learning disabilities. Stammering is not often mentioned, even though 1 in 100 adults stammer. There are over 300,000 people who stammer – equal to the population of … Continue reading How Confident are your Managers around Stammering?

Where can Employers go for help with Disability Inclusion?

Making your organisation as accessible and inclusive as possible is a laudable aim, and one that increasing numbers of organisations are now recognising the importance of. There are, of course, many organisations that will offer support and guidance in this area (we particularly recommend Kate Nash for help with Disabled Employee Networks and Purple for … Continue reading Where can Employers go for help with Disability Inclusion?