"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!
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
The John Lewis Partnership boldly puts the happiness of Partners at the centre of everything it does. Read on to find out more about inclusion at the Partnership. Why is it important to the John Lewis Partnership to employ disabled people? People are our greatest resource! We very much want to create an environment where … Continue reading Inclusion at …
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?
Do you dream of being an investment banker, or chartered psychologist? Are you working now in a job that's not ultimately where you want to be? In our 7th video, Kiana gives you some tips on how to plan your dream career. You can check out Open University courses at http://www.open.ac.uk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6AhzwjUgW4 While you're on … Continue reading Vlog 7 – Plan your dream job
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
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 …
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!)
Today's candidate 'under the spotlight' is Andrew. As you will see, his immense skills are augmented by a great sense of humour! What kind of role would your skill-set and experience make you ideally suited for? Essentially my education propels me towards managerial roles and my experience is mostly within sales, with some managerial and … Continue reading Spotlight on Talent – Andrew
Why is it important to Gowling WLG to employ disabled people? We know that 1.3 billion people across the world have some form of disability, visible or invisible. You'll either have a disability or know someone who does. So, creating an inclusive workplace is top of our agenda. We also know that recruiting people with … Continue reading Inclusion at…