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Position your Disability Positively for Employers

This is a guest blog from a good friend of Evenbreak, Louis Jameson, Assistant Manager, Group Disability Programme at Lloyds Banking Group: Today I want to share some thoughts on how to position a disability or health condition when entering work. Whilst our universities get us work-ready, no one discusses how to address our disability…

Guest blog: Best Careers for People with Visual Impairment?

A guest post by Cheryl Wilcox: Over the years many people as they have gotten to know me have asked “what are the best career options for the visually impaired and blind”. I had never thought about it but there seems to be an assumption that there are jobs that are ideal for the blind…

Career Resolutions for the New Year

Whether you are looking for a change of scenery, looking to kick-start your career or even looking to climb the ladder in your current place of employment; the New Year is the perfect time to make some career resolutions and ensure that you meet your career goals for 2017. Here, Attic Recruitment go through a…

How to find the confidence to re-enter the workplace

To be disabled in the workplace is to have to prove yourself more than anyone else in the room. Despite increasing awareness of the challenges faced by those with a disability, the number of places that are accommodating towards the needs of this section of the population are still low. According to government figures, disabled…

New Year, New Job?

The New Year is traditionally a time of resolutions, new starts and reviewing our goals. If one of your goals for 2016 is around employment (getting into work, getting a better job or moving into self-employment) please read on! First of all, back to basics. What is your motivation for this employment goal? Income is…

Guest blog: Have I got what it takes?

Today’s guest blogger, the lovely Mike Brodie of Thoughts Without Limits, asks the question we have all asked ourselves: This may be a reflective question that you have secretly asked yourself at one stage or another in life. Can you remember when this was? How did you feel when it popped into your mind? Was…

Does Your Career Need You To Upskill?

The rules of today’s working world have completely changed. Gone are the days of promotion based on seniority, jobs for life and doing the same thing day in, and day out. Employers are now demanding more and employees have to do whatever it takes to remain relevant to the organization. The workplace has become more…

Guest Blog: How do I tell my employer about my impairment?

Kath Sutherland from START Ability Services writes about the question of when to discuss impairments or health issues with an employer: People often worry about whether they have to disclose an illness or disability to their employer. Although there is no legal obligation to do so, it is important to remember that there could be…

Using Social Media To Improve Your Job Search

Need money? Tick. Want a job? Tick. Can’t get a job? Tick. Well, I might be able to help you then. Take a look at the infographic just below and you might learn something. It’s a surprising little infographic and reading it might just make all the difference when you apply for the next job….

Guest Blog: Inspiring Employment

Today’s guest blog is by my good friend and colleague, Martyn Sibley: I’ve been running my blog, Disability Horizons magazine and various eLearning projects for 5 years. Before this I worked for the disability charity Scope immediately after university. My consistent aim is to ‘inspire, inform and change’ the world on disability issues. Today I…