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!
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
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
We're producing a series of 'vlogs' on a range of subjects we hope that our candidates will find useful. The first is about confidence. Hope you enjoy it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqpClpRCSKc Once you've gained more confidence, find your next job here
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?
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?
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?
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?
Evenbreak and Lloyds Banking Group are working together to support disabled students. Join us for two valuable hours of career discovery and networking with Lloyds Banking Group professionals on Wednesday, 6th December at 6.30pm - 8.30pm. Find out about your career choices, build your employability skills, network with current graduates and discover how we support … Continue reading Lloyds Banking Group Student Insight Evening
There is much evidence (e.g. here and here) that interviews are a poor way of assessing a candidate’s abilities to do the job required. We tend to appoint the candidate who is best at selling themselves at interview, rather than the best person for the job. Not all candidates are good at selling themselves (for … Continue reading 6 Great Alternatives to Interviews