I asked several experts to share their answers to the question – “What’s the best piece of advice you’d give to a disabled student who is nervous speaking to an employer about workplace support?” We’re very lucky that people gave up their time to help out, and here are their answers: Julian John, Managing Director,… Read More Speaking to an employer about workplace support.
Bob has over 25 years’ experience working with people to overcome emotional challenges such as anxiety, depression, decreased performance and so on. Among other projects, Bob is director of Anglia Counselling part of which includes being program facilitator of ‘Your Mindful Journey’. More information about Bob’s work can be found at http://www.bobbrotchie.com. Despite being a… Read More Interview with Bob Brotchie, Managing Director & Counsellor at Anglia Counselling.
Graeme has several years’ experience as a disability consultant, including working with Viacom, Channel 4 and Lloyds TSB to improve their processes and culture for recruiting and supporting disabled people in the workplace. Among other projects Graeme also works with the Business Disability Forum supporting businesses in improving their practises for both disabled customers and… Read More Interview with Graeme Whippy MBE, leading Disability Consultant
James Curran hosts the Graduate Job Podcast a ” weekly podcast aimed at inspiring graduates and students in their search for the job of their dreams”, and his guest for this edition Nick Elston (https://nickelston.com/) talks about recognising the trigger points of anxiety when applying for a graduate job. Having had OCD and heightened Anxiety… Read More Graduate Job Podcast – how to deal with anxiety and stress when applying for a graduate job
Posted on October 11, 2018 by Christian Jameson-Warren Being a full-time student trying to balance different commitments and expectations can weight heavily on you. As part of marking the recent World Mental Health Day, below are some steps to help you manage the weight of searching for a job as a student. 1) Get clarity on your direction… Read More Balancing job searching and mental well-being
A couple of articles I spotted recently that might be of interest to our blog followers… The BBC carried an article back in February, Perfect storm: The agency for disabled talent which highlights VisABLE – an agency for disabled actors, presenters and models. Safety and Health Practitioner reported from mental health charity Mind, in an… Read More Reader’s corner…