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How I escaped the darkness of panic attacks

How I escaped the darkness of panic attacks

What does a panic attack feel like? No two people would give exactly the same answer, and the intensity of attacks can vary. But for me, the simple answer is ‘terrifying’. It is being convinced I am about to have a heart attack, or drop dead from a brain haemorrhage...

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Even my team didn’t know I had a disability

Even my team didn’t know I had a disability

As CEO of EmployAbility, Tab Ahmad helps bring down barriers to employment for graduates with neurodiversities, mental health issues and disabilities. But for years she coped alone with disabling panic attacksWhen Tab Ahmad founded EmployAbility in 2006, she had a...

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2020: Celebrating the positives

2020: Celebrating the positives

It goes without saying that 2020 has been a year like no other. For many, notably those with mental health conditions, the challenges can seem overwhelming. And for disabled people already struggling to gain barrier-free access to employment in a ferociously...

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Prove it: discrimination by the back door

Prove it: discrimination by the back door

EmployAbility is using its platform to draw attention to the common practice of employers requesting that neurodiverse candidates provide medical evidence of their condition, before being provided with adjustments in the recruitment process. Our aims are threefold....

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Internships & graduate programmes at the FCA

Internships & graduate programmes at the FCA

EmployAbility was delighted to co-host the first virtual FCA Insight Day this month. The FCA’s ongoing commitment to the values of equal access and an adapted workplace which nurtures belonging. The insight day gave attendees the chance to understand more about the...

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Welcome to Our New Branding

Welcome to Our New Branding

Here at EmployAbility we have been busy creating our new brand story and with this comes our fab new logo, colors and style. We hope you like it. Like many organisations out there we have been doing our thing for a long time, building up wonderful partners, staff and...

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EmployAbility Wins Disability-Smart People’s Choice Award

EmployAbility Wins Disability-Smart People’s Choice Award

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...

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EmployAbility on EmployAble Me

EmployAbility on EmployAble Me

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....

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J.P. Morgan EmployAbility Insight Day – September 2017

J.P. Morgan EmployAbility Insight Day – September 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...

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Accenture Women in Consulting Insight Day – September 2017

Accenture Women in Consulting Insight Day – September 2017

EmployAbility was 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...

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Kick-start your job hunt at a careers fair

Kick-start your job hunt at a careers fair

Going to a careers fair can be a great way to fast-track your graduate job hunt. They offer you a unique opportunity to meet recruiters face-to-face, get a real feel for what it might be like to work for a range of companies and ask for insider advice on completing a...

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Visiting a Careers Fair – 10 Top Tips!

Visiting a Careers Fair – 10 Top Tips!

Visiting a careers fair is a fantastic step towards finding your first graduate job, but it can be a tad overwhelming if you aren’t clear about what you hope to gain from your day. It will probably be the first time you meet recruiters face-to-face, so it is very...

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The Financial Times writes about Employability: How to spread the jobs net wider

The Financial Times writes about Employability: How to spread the jobs net wider

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

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Equality in Higher Education

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...

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EmployAbility – Best Graduate Partner 2010!

EmployAbility – Best Graduate Partner 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...

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