EmployAbility is working with Bloomberg to bring you an Insight Day. The day will provide students and graduates with an opportunity to meet and network with Bloomberg employees from different areas of the business and to see the inner workings of a leading global Finance & Technology company. For details, click here. Deadline for applying
Today we are speaking to students with disabilities and long term health conditions at Lancaster Uni. In particular we will be covering: how to do well in an interview; how to discuss your disability at interview; whether to disclose a disability and if so how, and the transferable skills you learn when you live with a
Mentors and Mentees may be interested in this new project: “Proved Possible” is a new online database recording the experiences of people with disabilities or long term health conditions within education and the workplace. The aim is to create a trustworthy online resource to be used by people with disabilities, their educators and their employers.
The Judicial Appointments Commission has launched a new selection exercise for High Court Judges. The Commission is extremely keen to reach as wide a range of candidates as possible, in order to attract a strong and diverse pool of applicants, and has asked us to advertise this opportunity to our mentors and mentees. There are
The charity Leonard Cheshire runs a programme for students with disabilities to find them a paid three month summer placement, as well as ongoing career mentoring. The programme is called Change100. Change100 brings together the UK’s top employers and talented students with disabilities and long term health conditions. It also aims to broaden the public’s understanding
Season’s Greetings to all our mentees and mentors. Thank you for your hard work, your support and your generosity with your time over the past year. We are proud of what you have all achieved, and we look forward to working with you all next year. Our offices are closed now until the morning of
Robert was interviewed this week by Legal Cheek – click here to read his views on whether City law firms really are committed to diversity and the inclusion of employees with disabilities.
Twelve months ago StageTEXT arranged its first ever “Captioning Awareness Week”. Many people responded by bringing both the CAW and StageTEXT’s work to the attention of family, friends, neighbours, colleagues or contacts. Such was the response that this week is the second Captioning Awareness Week, which has already gained considerable attention. The Stage published an editorial last
City Disabilities is conducting a survey on the attitude of employers to disability in the workplace. If you have a disability or long term health condition, and are in work, please complete the survey. It is anonymous, consists of 17 multiple choice questions and takes about a minute to do. We’d also be grateful if
A new hearing loss social networking group is being created by one of our founder mentors, Warren Stapley. The event is designed for people with a hearing loss to meet others in the same situation and share knowledge, thoughts and ideas of how to overcome barriers of having a hearing loss in a hearing world.