Diversity

  • Dyslexia is Richard Branson's greatest business advantage!

    This morning I came across this article, in which Richard Branson explains why he considers dyslexia his greatest business advantage. He says having dyslexia strengthened his communication skills and credits it with another of his signature management techniques: the habit of always taking...

  • Careers advice to empower women...

    All around the world, International Women’s Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality. Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for International Women s Day encouraging effective action for advancing and recognising women.  A...

  • Diversity Round Up!

    I wanted to share some upcoming deadlines that may be of interest to some of our students: Women in Investment Banking: offers 50 career motivated first year female students a unique opportunity to hear first-hand what it is like to work...

  • Job hunting tips for students and graduates with Aspergers

    Finding employment after graduating can be difficult for many students. However, for graduates with Aspergers Syndrome, this process can be particularly challenging. Aspergers is hidden disability affecting around 700,000 people in the UK. The condition manifests itself in different ways...

  • Disclosing your disability to employers

    This afternoon we delivered our first Webinar as part of the Enable Careers Programme. We talked about whether you should disclose your disability, long term health issue or mental condition to an employer. We understand whether you want to disclose a...

  • Job hunting advice for dyslexic students and graduates

    According to the NHS, approximately 10% of the British population has dyslexia to some extent, making it one of the most common learning difficulties. Yet students and graduates with dyslexia often worry about informing potential employers of their condition. According...

  • Disclosure – Do you tell an employer about your disability?

    Disability Rights UK have put together a handy guide for students on how you tell people about your disability. However we understand that disclosing your disability to an employer is a cause for concern for many of our students. It...

  • Help & Advice for Disabled Students and Graduates

    Job hunting and starting a new job are  nerve wracking at the best of times however if you have a disability, health or mental condition the process can be ever scarier. Whether you are worried about disclosure, job hunting or...

  • Women: Success starts with failure....

    Think back to when you were a child... you were probably naturally inquisitive, curious, eager and willing to try new things. As a child when things didn't work out you probably moved on and tried something else. You probably didn't...

  • Advice for women who want to succeed in male dominated industries

    Following our Women in Leadership theme this week I thought I would share this article: Business is GREAT: Women in Enterprise – Anne Wilson, Managing Director of engineering company Numill shares her advice for women who want to succeed in...