5 Job Hunting Tips for Disabled Graduates

5 job hunting tips for disabled graduates This post originally appeared on the Give a Grad a Go blog, https://www.giveagradago.com/news/2018/08/5-job-hunting-tips-for-graduates-with-a-disability/335 The graduate jobs market can be especially daunting for graduates with a disability – but there are many effective ways to ensure that a disability or health condition doesn’t prevent you have a great career.… Read More 5 Job Hunting Tips for Disabled Graduates

‘What one tip would you give a disabled graduate who hasn’t found the right job yet?’

Looking for that first job after graduation can be difficult. It’s something that’s not often talked about, but after all the focus on final year tasks and graduation, looking for work while not knowing when you’ll land the right opportunity can be confusing, disorientating and depressing. Within the AGCAS Disability Task Group, we each decided… Read More ‘What one tip would you give a disabled graduate who hasn’t found the right job yet?’

Getting disability on the agenda

Read six or seven strategies at different Universities and you’ll find that the values and visions all start to blur into one. Disability gets lost within broader terms like ‘equality’, ‘diversity’, ‘inclusion’, ‘accessibility’, or ‘well-being’, sometimes without a specific organisation-wide approach to disability set out (let alone any actions). Having the aim of making practices… Read More Getting disability on the agenda

Searching for work when struggling with low energy-levels.

Looking for a job is stressful for a lot of people, and trying to do this alongside studying while struggling with very low energy seem overwhelming. Below are some suggestions to help make this process more manageable, while appreciating that everyone’s situation is unique. The ideas below are based on taking time to think and… Read More Searching for work when struggling with low energy-levels.