Employers – you’re more inclusive than you think you are!

"We're at the very beginning of our journey, and really aren't very inclusive at all" This is what many employers say to me. It may be how you feel too. Perhaps you are new to diversity as a whole, or have previously focused mainly on race, gender and/or LGBTQ+. The idea of addressing disability equality … Continue reading Employers – you’re more inclusive than you think you are!

Spotlight on Talent

Does Michael have the strengths and skills you're¬†looking for? It's incredibly hard to recruit objectively. To help, we're showing snapshots of talented candidates to help employers put talent first. Introducing Michael... Profile: An ambitious and highly adaptable manager with significant experience in both the private and public sector within the UK and overseas. Skills and … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent

What kind of talent are you really looking for?

When hiring managers are looking to fill a position, and say they want "talent", what they often mean is "I want someone who has done this identical job in an identical organisation so I won't have to train them". Other things they think they want are "relevant experience", "culture fit" and "easy hires". In the … Continue reading What kind of talent are you really looking for?

Neurodiversity and the Workplace

A guest blog from internationally recognised expert in Neurodiversity, Professor Amanda Kirby CEO of Do-IT Solutions.  About 1 in 8 people in the work place are thought to be Neurodiverse (ND). The term thought to be coined by Judy Singer, an Australian sociologist in the 1990s, recognises the fact that our brains (neuro-)naturally vary from … Continue reading Neurodiversity and the Workplace

Inclusion at …

Lloyds Banking Group is a leading UK based financial services group committed to diversity and inclusion. They are developing a values-led culture to help colleagues feel included and recognised for their contributions. We asked the Group a few questions about this... Why is it important for Lloyds Banking Group to employ disabled people? Disabled people … Continue reading Inclusion at …

Disability Doesn’t Discriminate (and we don’t, either!)

Although our focus is primarily on disability at Evenbreak, we recognise the importance of 'intersectionality'. Disability doesn't discriminate; it affects people of all skin colours, nationalities, genders, sexual orientations, cultures, ages and so on. Our own team reflects our values around diversity and inclusion. We are all disabled (as a social firm, it's a condition … Continue reading Disability Doesn’t Discriminate (and we don’t, either!)