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Category Archives: attracting diverse talent

Inclusive Top 50 Employers

I was very proud to be asked to speak at the recent launch of the Southern Top Fifty Inclusive Employers event at Bloomberg. A number of people have asked for the transcript of my speech, so I’ve reproduced it here. “I’m thrilled to be here! Inclusion is to be celebrated, and what better way to…

Exciting News! The next Evenbreak event!

Opening Doors: Inclusive Recruitment and Selection Thursday 28th May, hosted by EY, One More London Place, London Evenbreak is holding a unique event, kindly sponsored by EY, exploring best practice in using inclusive recruitment to attract the very best talent from an often over-looked pool – disabled people. If you are a Director of HR,…

Fantastic opportunity for sporty candidates!

We have a huge variety of roles on our job board at Evenbreak, and sometimes a really exciting one comes through. Channel 4 already have a great reputation for using disabled presenters, especially since the Paralympics, and they are just as keen to ensure that disabled people are well-represented behind the cameras too. The traineeships…

Disabled and Gay?

Evenbreak focuses on disabled candidates and employees, but of course, disabled people are just as diverse as any other group of people. We know that disabled people commonly face many barriers in the workplace. And we know that people who are gay, lesbian or bi-sexual also face barriers in the workplace. So what if you…

Guest blog:Recruiting Diverse Talent

Today’s blog is from America, and is written by Jakoyah Clarke, who is a talent branding and acquisition professional with a foundation in marketing and strategic planning. She is known for implementing creative sourcing methods and using social media to attract and hire valuable, diverse talent. Jakoyah is committed to contributing to company objectives, increasing department efficiency…

Guest Blog: Recruiting Diverse Talent

Today’s blog is from America, and is written by Jakoyah Clarke, who is a talent branding and acquisition professional with a foundation in marketing and strategic planning. She is known for implementing creative sourcing methods and using social media to attract and hire valuable, diverse talent. Jakoyah is committed to contributing to company objectives, increasing department efficiency…

Guest Blog: Making Jobs Accessible for Everyone

A guest post today, with some good advice on making jobs accessible for all. In these times of economic uncertainty, getting the right person to fill a job vacancy has never been more important, and making sure that your job advert reaches as many people as possible is the first step in the process. Ensuring…

Spotlight on Talent – Roy

The diversity of the talent of the Evenbreak candidates never fails to amaze me. There often seems to be quite a narrow view of disabled people (“they’re all in wheelchairs” – when in reality less than 8% of disabled people use wheelchairs, or “they are all looking for entry level jobs” – whereas in reality…

Best Practice Case Studies: B & Q (2)

  I’ve already shared some examples of good practice shown by B & Q (here), and there are a number of other examples of the kind of actions they have taken to ensure greater inclusion of disabled employees. Here they are: Recruitment. They continually monitor and adjust their recruitment processes to make them more accessible and…

Best Practice Case Studies: Capita

This week’s best practice case study comes from Capita, and is told by Dan, a Capita employee, in his own words here: My journey with Capita began whilst I was studying Financial Economics at University. In my 2nd year of study I undertook 6 week’s work experience with Capita in their Facilities Management department, during…