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
26 Apr 2012
The EmployAbility Skills Workshops offer a unique opportunity to gain essential and practical tips and guidance on how to write effective application forms and CVs, how to succeed at interviews and assessment centres. Don’t miss the opportunity to benefit from these valuable interactive skills sessions. Please register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as […]
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.
20 Jul 2011
Inventor and dyslexic Tom Pellereau was named the winner of The Apprentice UK, crediting his dyslexia as a contributing factor in his amazing win, calling it a “massive positive.”
18 Jul 2011
EmployAbility have been shortlisted in the Société Générale “Charity of the Year” category of the European Diversity Awards 2011.
08 Jun 2011
The article quotes Tab Ahmad, Managing Director & Founder of EmployAbility, who highlighted the benefits of recruiting from the widest pool of talent to create more diverse teams, which produce more innovative solutions. The piece also mentions the barriers that disabled job applicants face, which many employers are unaware of.
The complete article can be viewed on the FT website http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/86e38e22-9095-11e0-9531-00144feab49a.html#ixzz1OnJ2Pj9o
25 May 2011
Our Spring Newsletter highlights, along with our regular features and news, current internship and graduate programmes, skills workshops, recruitment fairs we are attending this summer, and the EmployAbility Ambassador Programme.
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 […]
26 Oct 2010
EmployAbility win the National Graduate Recruitment Awards 2010 in the Best Graduate Recruitment Partner category. Other participants in the awards included; Sainsbury’s, L’Oreal, Pareto Law amongst others. This award was given to EmployAbility for the successful work we do in helping talented students and graduates obtain roles with top graduate employers, who might otherwise have […]
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.
25 May 2010
Tab Ahmad, Founder & Managing Director of EmployAbility, was interviewed on the BBC’s Working Lunch programme on 21st April 2010
11 May 2010
The EmployAbility/Financial Services Authority Skills workshop held on Wednesday 5th May was a great success, attended by 23 disabled students.
26 Apr 2010
The focus of the Spring edition of eAbility includes:
Our current internship and graduate programmes;
Forthcoming EmployAbility skills workshops – designed to enhance your chances of success when applying for internships and graduate opportunities;
EmployAbility’s top tips for making the most of your internship and
Up and coming Graduate Recruitment Fairs that we will be attending – come and visit us!
14 Apr 2010
Since setting up our Facebook business and profile pages in October 2009, we have continued to grow, and we are delighted to have just crossed the 400 threshold. Reaching this point is a big achievement for us and we are looking forward to extending our Facebook presence much further in the coming months. Facebook has […]
08 Dec 2009
So we made it through as a National Finalist for the 2009 HSBC Start Up Stars Awards (one of only 10 organisations to do so)… This is what happened when Tab Ahmad (Founder) and Dominic Jacquesson (Business Advisor) of EmployAbility were given a grilling by the illustrious judging panel, chaired by Lord Digby Jones and […]