EmployAbility hit Paris for the launch of the European Diversity Awards and the European Diversity Conference
12 May 2013
On Thursday 18th April, members of EmployAbility joined other representatives from some of Europe’s most diversity-inclusive employers for the launch of the European Diversity Awards at the W Hotel in Paris. The European Diversity Awards will take place on Thursday 15th September at the Natural History Museum in London. The Awards recognise and celebrate those […]
18 Mar 2013
A recent piece in HR MJagazine highlighted the launch of Google’s new diversity initiatives. Their Head of Diversity and Inclusion believes that activities should focus on the talent pipeline rather than a short term gain. As part of the launch, he talked about “Google’s focus…on building long-term relationships with talent from diverse backgrounds, helping them progress […]
02 Oct 2012
On Thursday 20th September 2012, the brightest stars in Diversity came out to attend the European Diversity Awards, which were held in London. The European Diversity Awards are held to celebrate those organisations and individuals that have shown innovation, creativity and commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion during the year. EmployAbility is pleased to be […]
Live Q&A on the Guardian Careers website today at 1pm “Opportunities for diverse jobseekers: internships, schemes and beyond”
23 May 2012
A panel of experts, including our very own Tab Ahmad from EmployAbility, will profile entry-level opportunities for diverse candidates and offer advice to jobseekers from all backgrounds. Join the Guardian Careers live on Wednesday 23 May at 1pm. http://careers.guardian.co.uk/diverse-talent-entry-level-jobs
13 Dec 2011
We are delighted to be partnering with the EDA for the 2012 awards.
Now in their second year, the EDA celebrate and reward those organizations and individuals who have shown outstanding commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. RBS themselves celebrated a double win at the 2011 event, winning the Boutique Marketing – Marketing Campaign of the Year Award, while CEO Chris Sullivan accepted the accolade for the Abercrombie & Fitch Diversity Champion of the Year.
09 Nov 2011
On Wednesday 9 November, in partnership with Google, EmployAbility inaugurated the Google TechAbility programme – this is the first programme dedicated to hiring disabled engineers in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and marks a significant milestone for Google’s disability strategy.
18 Jul 2011
EmployAbility have been shortlisted in the Société Générale “Charity of the Year” category of the European Diversity Awards 2011.
20 Mar 2011
A recent report published by the Equality Challenge Unit, gives an encouraging insight into the progress being made by higher education institutions over recent years with regard to equality legislation and best practice. The number of staff and students who feel able to declare a disability has continued to increase, testament to the work institutions […]
16 Nov 2010
There is a new service to the UK: remote text for hearing impaired people. It offers the opportunity for a deaf person to be given captions over the internet or streamed to their phone and costs £70 an hour for verbatim captions and £50 an hour for precis. Ideal for interviews, seminars, work meetings and […]
01 Oct 2010
The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for employers to ask job applicants general questions about their health or a disability prior to making a job offer.
11 May 2010
The EmployAbility/Financial Services Authority Skills workshop held on Wednesday 5th May was a great success, attended by 23 disabled students.
05 Nov 2009
We are delighted that Google Europe has chosen to partner with EmployAbility to attract and recruit disabled students and graduates on to its internship and graduate programmes for 2010-11, as well as to promote its Google Europe Scholarship for Students with a Disability. EmployAbility will be promoting both the Software Engineer and Sales internship and […]