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    Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

LSE alum Tony Richards shares his thoughts and experience on how to find inclusive employers:
Searching for your first job is the hardest thing anyone will ever do, and it’s made even harder if you have a disability. I know this all too well because it took me a good year before I got my foot on the first rung of […]

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    Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

Jessica Luke is a Paralympian and she now works at Blind in Business. In this blog she talks about the challenges she’s faced finding a job:
I have a genetic eye condition called retinitis pigmentosa and I have around 2% remaining vision.

I have a first-class degree in languages and a distinction in my MA in technical translation. I have internship […]

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    Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability or long-term health condition

Guest blog by LSE alumnus Edward Howlin:
My name is Edward and I have a disability. I never used to be able to say that – as a person with a ‘non-visible’ disability I have never had anyone stop and stare at me on the street, or had awkward conversations with people unsure how to broach my disability with me. […]

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Finding inclusive employers when you have a disability

Finding the right employer for you can be challenging at the best of times but with a disability it can feel even more difficult sometimes.

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate against applicants or employees with disabilities and in an ideal world there would be nothing to worry about. In reality, however, practices and policies […]

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Finding inclusive employers

Guest blog by Cherrelle Williams who works for Shell’s European Recruitment Team. Her role involves working with applicants with disabilities and long-term health conditions and providing adjustment support to them:

Accessible employers and you – honesty, trust and support
An accessible employer enables everyone to be their best, and provides opportunities for all to gain employment and develop their skills and […]

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LSE Careers services and support for disabled students

Blog by Viki Chinn – Careers Consultant for disabled students

There’s a buzz around campus in anticipation of students arriving – welcome to Michaelmas Term at LSE!

Whether you are a newcomer to LSE or a returning student this can be an exciting and busy time. At LSE Careers we have a full schedule of careers events waiting for you, from Careers […]

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LSE Careers Disability Mentoring Scheme

LSE Careers is launching a mentoring scheme for disabled students which is running from October 2017 to July 2018. Our mentors are LSE alumni who have all gone through the processes of finding inclusive employers and success in the workplace.

The scheme will open with a launch event on Wednesday 11 October and will be followed by one-to-one meetings between […]

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