Preparing for virtual assessment centres

As part of their response to the COVID-19 situation, many graduate employers have moved their recruitment activities more online, including assessment centres. Online (otherwise known as ‘virtual’) assessment centres involve completing a series of activities virtually where the employer will assess your performance against their criteria. These activities can include interviews, in-tray exercises, group work… Read More Preparing for virtual assessment centres

Webinars for disabled & neurodiverse students

EmployAbility are holding weekly 45 minute webinars in order to support disabled students who require help to get started. Specifically, these sessions are aimed at disabled students, with regular sessions until at least mid-May. 29th April, 2pm: Your Rights: Privacy and Adjustments (Replay available soon) 6th May, 2pm: Open Q & A: Your Disability and Employment Questions Answered… Read More Webinars for disabled & neurodiverse students

Graduate scheme hopefuls: What I learned supporting disabled applicants

Recruitment processes for graduate schemes aren’t always designed with disabled applicants in mind. I have seen hard to use forms, inaccessible tests, and many job adverts that don’t mention the disability support available for those applying. It would be extremely unfair if disabled candidates felt put off, especially when so many would excel in these… Read More Graduate scheme hopefuls: What I learned supporting disabled applicants

Interview with Tab Ahmad, Founder & CEO of EmployAbility

Tab Ahmad is the founder and CEO of EmployAbility, a not-for-profit organisation that supports neurodiverse and disabled students and graduates into employment, as well as providing ongoing support once in employment. She kindly gave some of her time to share some key insights for the blog. It’s about ‘adjustments’, not ‘reasonable adjustments’ One topic that… Read More Interview with Tab Ahmad, Founder & CEO of EmployAbility