Understand what being a disability confident student recruiter means in practice, and what the practical steps are to achieve this. Click here for more details.
Now in our 12th year we are launching The Recruiters’ Club Annual Reception to mark the occasion. Click here for a summary of the event
With input from an employment lawyer, a disability and employment expert, employers, and employees with disabilities, a very practical approach was taken to the subject of adjustments and answers found to the questions that arise. Click here for for a summary of the event.
If you ever needed reminding of the incredible strengths that disabled people have, and can bring to an organisation, then this morning’s Breakfast Seminar was that reminder. Click here for a summary of the event
Delegates heard valuable insights from a diverse group of individuals, whose disabilities included visual impairment, mobility issues, mental health conditions and invisible illnesses. Click here for a summary of the event.
Just think what it would be like for someone who uses a wheelchair to have it taken away. Or for a blind person not to have their guide dog. Or for someone with a hearing impairment not to have a sign language interpreter. Click here for a summary of the event.
The focus of the event was attracting disabled students to your organisation. Click here for a summary of the event.
The seminar focussed on what is appropriate in terms of behaviour and language when interacting with disabled individuals. Click here for a summary of the event.
The subject of the event was understanding what disabled students value most in an employer, with a focus on helping recruiters to appear more attractive to disabled students. Click here for a summary of the event.
Hosted by Hogan Lovells.
Openness was on the agenda – specifically, the ground-breaking research into openness or “disclosure” among university students conducted by My Plus Consulting, and officially released the week before as a BBC Exclusive. Click here for a summary of the event.
The Café aimed to help universities and recruiters build more effective relationships on campus and to better engage with disabled students, through services such as the careers service and disability offices. Click here for a summary of the event.
In 2013, 10% of graduates had a disability; yet a shockingly low number are successful in their applications to graduate jobs. Something somewhere is preventing them from being successful. But what is it? Click here for a summary of the event.
This seminar provided delegates with the opportunity to consider the progress they had made to date and to highlight the areas that still needed attention. Click here for a summary of the event.
Some of branding messages may not meet the expectations of talented disabled candidates and instead may, unintentionally, drive potential applicants away.
In small-group discussions, representatives from a variety of companies spoke with disabled speakers about their perceptions of various industries generally, as well as attitudes toward specific companies and firms.
Graduate recruiters are not expected to be disability experts however they do need to understand this target audience if they are to engage with them and encourage them to apply to their graduate programmes.
Four exceptionally bright individuals, each with first hand experience of disability, spoke with delegates in small groups about their own situation.
Why are candidates hesitant to disclose their disability, especially at certain points in the recruitment process?