Spotlight on Talent – Kevin

Please meet Kevin, another of our talented candidates! Kevin What kind of role would your skill-set and experience make you ideally suited for? My experience is entirely within back office administration - filing, data entry, Post Room. I also possess knowledge of the bus and rail industries. What qualities do you have that would make … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Kevin

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?

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 … Continue reading What was your dream job as a child?

Want to learn about diversity and inclusion? 10 books to read…

Last week I was having a big old think. Do some of us only become engaged with inequalities that affect us as individuals? I was more than a little nervous suggesting this. But I got some interesting responses and BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS. Something which always makes me happy. So, without further waffle, here are the 10 … Continue reading Want to learn about diversity and inclusion? 10 books to read…

The rewards of an open and flexible recruitment process

In this blog I described the recruitment process Evenbreak used in a recent hiring round. Any recruitment process can only really be evaluated by the outcomes it produces. In our case, we were aiming to attract a number of diverse candidates who had the qualities and strengths required to do the two roles we were trying … Continue reading The rewards of an open and flexible recruitment process

Ever Considered a Career in TV Production? Why Not?

By its very nature, the TV industry needs a diversity of people, skills, talents, ideas and perspectives in order to come up with new and exciting ideas and put them into practice. People who are good at seeing things differently, used to overcoming obstacles. People who are brilliant at detail, and people who are great … Continue reading Ever Considered a Career in TV Production? Why Not?

What Qualities are Employers Seeking in Disabled Candidates?

4 Qualities Companies Look for in Disabled Workers Globally, disability communities and organisations work hard to prove the value of hiring disabled employees. Despite the number of workforce-related challenges and adjustments in the workplace, some companies have gained a number of benefits, such as increased overall employee satisfaction as well as better retention and productivity … Continue reading What Qualities are Employers Seeking in Disabled Candidates?

Guest blog: 5 people with sight loss and their careers

Another guest post about careers for people with sight loss, this time from Zoe Chen: Diagnosis of vision loss can be an agony for most people though eye ailments are not rare: even some celebrities, like Bono who announced his glaucoma the reason of his long time sunglasses wearing, have serious eye conditions despite the better … Continue reading Guest blog: 5 people with sight loss and their careers

Spotlight on Talent – Neil

Returning to our popular “Spotlight on Talent” series, where we showcase a diverse range of talented Evenbreak candidates, today it’s the turn of Neil Barnfather MBE. As a blind man, Neil’s greatest quality is his vision. Neil Barnfather MBE has experience of forming and successfully growing and selling multiple businesses. He is a keen political … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Neil