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Boosting your confidence when job seeking

Confidence is important when job-seeking. If we don’t have confidence in our own abilities, why would we expect a prospective employer to have confidence in them? Unfortunately, being unemployed can make it difficult to remain confident – particularly when we may have faced a number of rejections, or worse, had our CVs completely ignored. This…

Discussing Disability with a Prospective Employer

Generally speaking, looking for work is the same whether you are disabled or not. You need to find appropriate roles and then prove to the prospective employer that you are the best person for the job. However, if you are disabled, there is the added issue of when and how to talk about this. By…

A Day in the Life of an Office Runner

Being a ‘Runner’ for a television production company may not have occurred to you as a job you might enjoy, but it can be an exciting role for the right disabled person. Toni Enright talks about her experience in being a Runner at Studio Lambert: If you’re a TV lover like me – I mean, who…

Lloyds Banking Group Student Insight Evening

Evenbreak and Lloyds Banking Group are working together to support disabled students. Join us for two valuable hours of career discovery and networking with Lloyds Banking Group professionals on Wednesday, 6th December at 6.30pm – 8.30pm. Find out about your career choices, build your employability skills, network with current graduates and discover how we support…

Questions to ask at the end of your next interview

  No interview process is a one-way street, and it’s always worth jotting down some questions to ask at the end. This will not only show your employer that you’re keen but give you a chance to get a better idea of what you might be in for if you’re successful. What are the day-to-day…

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…

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