9:30 AM09:30

Dive into the whole talent pool:Disability & student recruitment made easy

Progressive employers recognise that if they genuinely want to attract and recruit the very best talent they have to be truly inclusive; and this obviously includes those who have a disability. Last year 13% of students had a disability and being able to leverage this talent pool obviously dramatically increases the talent pool for any employer. Read more

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9:30 AM09:30

Discover the power of different: Understanding how neurodiversity brings business benefits

With an ever-increasing number of students with neurodiverse conditions going to university and applying for graduate jobs, it is crucial that employers build their understanding about this subject. And if you are to benefit from the unique skills and strengths and these individuals have, you must also be able to provide the appropriate support both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. Read more

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9:00 AM09:00

Workplaces that work for everyone. managing disabilities in the workplace: openness, adjustments and everything else!

Whilst progressive employers recognise the importance of providing support for all of their employees to enable them to unlock their potential, knowing what types of support and adjustments to provide for those with a disability isn’t always clear. And neither is knowing how to source them and how they will actually work in practice. Read more

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9:15 AM09:15

A meeting of minds on mental health: Seeing past the stigma to realise the talent

The importance of mental health remains a key issue for employers, and particularly graduate recruiters. Research carried out by the NUS found that eight out of ten students said they had experienced poor mental health in their final year at university; a third of the respondents also said they had had suicidal thoughts. Read more

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