disclosure

  • "I don't disclose my disability to employers." Does that sound like you?

    A really great blog below from Edmund Lewis, University of Westminster who gives a good overview of what to think about when considering disclosure. Originally posted on the AGCAS Disability Task Group Blog on November 15 2018  Although many students say...

  • Living Successfully with Psychosis

    This year I had the privilege of providing career support for Neal who has just completed his MA in International Security. It's not easy to live with a condition like psychosis and yet despite setbacks in his life, Neal recently started as...

  • Being Transgender and Applying For Jobs and Placements

    The other week I attended an excellent Equality and Diversity Forum that included a workshop delivered by a final year student on issues that can arise for transgender* students during their time at University. This student’s experience highlighted the stress...

  • Should you disclose your sexuality?

    Within the careers service we understand just how difficult it can be to embark on your first internship, placement or graduate job. This anxiety can be amplified even further, if you're also worried about having to hide your sexual orientation or gender identity....

  • How to interview well when discussing a disability

    GUEST BLOG: City Disabilities is a charity set up to provide support and advice for students and professionals with disabilities, as well as employers. Liz Dawes has very kindly written a guest blog post which contains excellent advice on how you discuss...

  • Careers support for disabled students

    The careers team are mindful this is a really hectic time for a lot of you - some of you may be considering placements, applying for graduate jobs where as some of you may be trying to clarify your thinking about...

  • 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...

  • 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...