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Enable: Careers Events to support Disabled Students

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📥  Advice, Diversity, Tips & Hints

The Enable Careers Events been developed by the Disability Advice Team, the Counselling & Wellbeing Service and the Careers Team at Bath to support students with a physical disability, mental health issue or a learning difficulty.  The programme is made up of webinars (which you can participate in remotely) and concludes with a practical workshop.

Webinar: To disclose or not to disclose your disability?
Wednesday 18 February 2015
1:00-1:45pm

This session will provide an opportunity for participants to consider the pros and cons of disclosing a disability to an employer. We will also discuss the different stages of the selection process and provide guidance on when to disclose. The session will conclude with tips and advice so you feel confident discussing your disability.

Webinar: Job hunting with a disability
Wednesday 25 February 2015
1:00-1:45pm

Making the transition from education into employment is a challenging process for anyone and with a disability, it can be even more daunting. This webinar will answer questions such as what reasonable adjustment should you expect in the selection process and within employment. We will also signpost you to relevant organisations and resources to help you identify friendly employers.

Webinar: Developing resilience in your job search
Wednesday 4 March 2015
1:00-1:45pm

Finding the right placement, internship or graduate role takes time. Along the way you may face knocks; therefore developing a degree of resilience is an essential coping ingredient. This webinar will provide guidance on how you can develop your resilience and manage negative thinking. This session will be delivered by the University's Wellbeing and Counselling team.

Workshop: Succeeding in assessment centres
Wednesday 11 March 2015
4:15-6:05pm

This ½ day training session is designed to help you understand what employers look for in the selection process. There will be short teaching sessions and opportunities to practice skills such as interviews, CV writing and participate in group discussions in a supportive environment. The trainer will provide plenty of opportunities to ask questions and discuss any concerns about the impact of your disability on recruitment.

For more information and to register please log into MyFuture.

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