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Next Generation Inclusive Thinking Webinar series – Tips for Interviews: Focus on Autism & Neurodiversity

28 May 2020

The fourth of our Next Generation Inclusive Thinking webinars focused on interviews, looking at their purpose, how to answer competency questions, general preparation, but with particular focus on neurodiverse and autistic candidates, including adjustments, using your experience to your advantage, and how we can help ease the process.

Next Generation Inclusive Thinking Webinar series – Adjustments in the Context of COVID-19

22 May 2020

Our third Next Generation Inclusive Thinking webinar looked at how lockdown is affecting the sorts of adjustments required during the recruitment process, some of the new challenges being faced, and the impact that new methods of working might have going forward

Next Generation Inclusive Thinking Webinar series – Open Q&A: Your Disability and Employment Questions Answered

13 May 2020

The second of our Next Generation Inclusive Thinking webinars was an open Q & A. Careers advisers and students put their questions to our panel. We were joined by Salah, one of our recently successful candidates, who provided personal insights and his experience of the recruitment process from the perspective of neurodiversity.

Next Generation Inclusive Thinking Webinar series – Your Rights: Privacy and Adjustments

06 May 2020

Last week, we launched the first of our series of Next Generation Inclusive Thinking webinars, looking at the rights of neurodiverse and disabled students during the recruitment process, and focusing on the protections afforded by the Equality Act 2010. Join us, as we discuss these issues and more.

EmployAbility’s services during the COVID-19 crisis

02 Apr 2020

All of our lives have changed. We are in the process of adapting, and we are likely to need to adapt again, perhaps in ways we haven’t yet fully understood. The team at EmployAbility is available to support you as before. We can advise you on adjustments, including how these might be impacted by homeworking, […]

EmployAbility Wins Disability-Smart People’s Choice Award

31 Oct 2019

EmployAbility is incredibly proud to have won the first ever Business Disability Forum, Disability-Smart People’s Choice Award. This is a new category, and all nominations were made by disabled people who were asked to “choose their champion” of accessibility and good service for special recognition. We were nominated by Harry Ashcroft, one of our candidates.   EmployAbility’s Ambassador, […]


10 Sep 2019

Can you tell us about yourself? I am born and bred in Lewisham, South-East London, but come from an Irish family, so hold Irish nationality. I am a big football fan and have a season ticket for West Ham United. What stage of your studies are you at? How are you enjoying them? I am […]


04 Sep 2019

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? Where you grew up, your family and so on.   I grew up in a village called Chalfont St Peter in Buckinghamshire, just outside London. I am the youngest of three siblings, with an older brother and sister. What stage of your studies are you at? How are […]


14 Aug 2019

What did you study? I graduated with a 1st class degree in financial economics from the University of Leicester. But before that, I spent eight years studying to be a religious scholar, six years in the UK, and two years in South Africa. What made you change track? Part of my specialism whilst studying in […]


02 Aug 2019

Meet Our Talent is a series of interviews with some of the students and graduates we’ve been working with. In our first interview we meet aspiring Economist Raazi.

EmployAbility on EmployAble Me

19 Dec 2017

Earlier this year we were delighted to be contacted by the BBC about taking part in series two of Employable Me. The series aims to show how having a neurological condition – like autism or Tourette’s –  or a physical disability doesn’t make someone unemployable. That’s something we champion here at EmployAbility. The series covers […]

My EmployAbility – Aquila Ali

24 Oct 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility? I heard about Employability through a friend. I was finishing up my studies and was feeling apprehensive about applying for jobs and having to disclose my disability. I worried I wouldn’t even get to the interview stage and that even if I did, once I disclosed my disability, […]

J.P. Morgan EmployAbility Insight Day – September 2017

10 Oct 2017

EmployAbility was delighted to hold the second J.P. Morgan Insight day on 22nd September. Aimed at providing talented disabled students and graduates with the opportunity to meet J.P. Morgan employees from across the firm, it was an essential event for anyone wanting to pursue a career in Banking. Last year’s event was a huge success with […]

Students and Self Care – Protecting Mental Health At University

09 Oct 2017

The Higher Education Statistics Agency recently announced that that dropout rates from university – with mental health as the cause – have more than tripled since 2009. With almost half a million students starting university this autumn, ensuring that there is support in place for those needing mental health services is of concern to students, […]

Six Top Tips For: Mental Health Self Care at University

05 Oct 2017

Whether you’re a fresher or a final year student, university comes with a unique set of pressures and priorities. Living independtly, managing your studies, budgeting, socialising and *learning* can take a toll. Whether you’ve got a mental health condition or you’re having a hard time adjusting to a new environment, here’s our top tips for […]

Accenture Women in Consulting Insight Day – September 2017

03 Oct 2017

EmployAbility were delighted to join with Accenture to present their Accenture’s Women in Consulting Insight Day at their London office. The event was part of a series of insight days designed to promote their Consulting programme, which has start dates from January 2018 onwards. The exciting event was aimed at final year students and graduates interested in working with […]

My EmployAbility – Matt Williams

26 Sep 2017

My name is Matthew, and I am currently studying BSc Management at the London School of Economics. At the end of 2016, I started to apply to internships at a variety of companies around London. After applying to a programme at J.P. Morgan, EmployAbility immediately contacted me to offer their support. The following day, I […]

My EmployAbility – Anonymous Case Study

21 Sep 2017

How did you found out about EmployAbility? After I graduated from university in 2003, I had quite a difficult couple of years.  Despite having a very good academic record I struggled to gain employment.  I made hundreds of job applications, and attended dozens of interviews, but had no luck.  I drifted into low skilled temping […]

My EmployAbility – Anna Kuosmanen

21 Sep 2017

How did you find out about EmployAbility and the Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities? When I was an undergrad working as a research assistant, one of the postdocs in the group told me about Google Anita Borg Scholarship. When I was applying for that, I also happened by an advertisement for Google Scholarship for […]

My EmployAbility – Abigail Adewunmi

11 Sep 2017

How did you found out about EmployAbility?  I first found out about EmployAbility from an email sent from my university Accessibility centre How were we able to help you?  EmployAbility has been of great help, I received feedback on my CV when I first applied. I was given support on what to expect from the interviews […]

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