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

How to hunt for an inclusive employer

The world of work is changing. And I'm seeing that like my own priorities, candidates’ priorities have changed too. My last job search was vastly different from previous searches. I wasn't looking for a specific role or a specific salary. The hours I worked weren't as important. Or the location. I was looking for an … Continue reading How to hunt for an inclusive employer

Housing Association giant L&Q commits to disability inclusion with Evenbreak

L&Q has partnered with two leading not-for-profit organisations to ensure it is offering the best service to its disabled staff and residents. As part of their disability inclusion initiative, L&Q will work with Evenbreak, to reach and retain more talented disabled people. L&Q is also working with disability charity Scope to develop housing advice content for its … Continue reading Housing Association giant L&Q commits to disability inclusion with Evenbreak

How wise is recruiting for ‘culture fit’?

I hear so many recruiters say they are looking for 'culture fit' when assessing candidates. Is this wise? In my experience, very rarely. Culture is defined as "the way of life, especially the general customs and beliefs of a particular group of people at a particular time" in the Cambridge English Dictionary. Or, put more … Continue reading How wise is recruiting for ‘culture fit’?

We’re going to Naidex – are you?

Naidex is Europe's largest disability event for trade, healthcare professionals and end-users. Taking place at Birmingham's NEC on the 26th & 27th March, Naidex gathers innovation, information, cutting edge suppliers, and the most inspirational speakers from around the world to one venue, over two unforgettable days It’s an important event in Evenbreak’s calendar, and we’re involved on … Continue reading We’re going to Naidex – are you?

How Job Carving Can Help Disabled Employees and the Organisation

'Job carving', which refers to customising duties or creating specialist jobs for disabled people, is a method that's being used more and more nowadays. As jobs become more flexible due to technology, companies look to job carving to create opportunities for disabled people. And it turns out that it benefits employees and organisations in many … Continue reading How Job Carving Can Help Disabled Employees and the Organisation