Interview with Nadine Vogel, Chief Executive Officer at SpringBoard Consulting LLC- insights on support for disabled people finding employment

Since 2005 Nadine has been running Springboard Consulting LLC, working with multinational corporations around the world to mainstream disability in the global workforce, workplace and marketplace. Nadine’s LinkedIn profile can be viewed here, and Springboard Consulting’s website can be found here. Nadine kindly gave of her time to share some insights and experiences for the blog about… Read More Interview with Nadine Vogel, Chief Executive Officer at SpringBoard Consulting LLC- insights on support for disabled people finding employment

Interview with Mark Brooks, Managing Director at Gemini Training & Consulting Ltd – Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

Mark has spent his entire career helping people and businesses to improve. As managing director of Gemini Training, he works with businesses to enhance their people – including delivering mental health training. His LinkedIn profile can be found here, and more about Gemini Training here. Mark kindly agreed to share some insights about mental wellbeing… Read More Interview with Mark Brooks, Managing Director at Gemini Training & Consulting Ltd – Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

Advice for people who are anxious about networking – top tips for J. Kelly Hoey

J. Kelly Hoey is a writer, podcast host and speaker who specialises in helping people build better, stronger personal connections to help them achieve success in their career. Kelly is the author of ‘Build your Dream Network’ , hosts a podcast, YouTube channel and can be reached via her website, LinkedIn or Twitter. Kelly kindly… Read More Advice for people who are anxious about networking – top tips for J. Kelly Hoey

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?’

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.

How to ask an employer for reasonable adjustments

To enable disabled people to do well in the workplace, the 2010 Equality Act requires employers to make ‘reasonable adjustments’ that remove any barriers that cause disadvantage. These adjustments can include providing extra equipment or support, changing a physical feature of the workplace and/or changing working arrangements. The following steps cover how to ask for… Read More How to ask an employer for reasonable adjustments

3 strategies for developing the confidence to talk about your disability with an employer

If you want to talk to an employer about your disability(s), you may feel worried about actually doing this even if you have an idea of what to say – after all, you’re being very well honest and open about something personal with someone you don’t really know well. Below are 3 different coaching methods… Read More 3 strategies for developing the confidence to talk about your disability with an employer