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

Talking confidently to an employer about an acquired disability

The first time talking about an acquired disability to a prospective employer can be intimidating. While there may be lots of things going through your mind to say (for example, details of how the disability came about), confidently talking about this often involves a different starting point – Consider the employers’ point of view. They… Read More Talking confidently to an employer about an acquired disability

Finding & engaging with people who can help you achieve your career goals

No matter how daunting or easy you feel it will be to achieve your career goals, involving the right people will make your journey quicker and easier. But who are the right people, and how can they help? Step 1 Think about where you are now, and where you would like to be in the… Read More Finding & engaging with people who can help you achieve your career goals

‘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?’