Disability & Employability

Having a disability and looking for a job can seem a daunting prospect, but there are many sources of information and help, and as a disabled person, you have rights to protect you from discrimination.
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Despite the fact that one in four people will experience some kind of mental health problem in the course of a year, negotiating a return to work can be difficult. http://www.theguardian.com/careers/careers-blog/returning-to-work-after-mental-health-issues

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‘My right to disseminate information about my disability had been taken away and handed to a stranger.’

Even Break - Matching employers who value diversity with talented disabled candidates http://www.evenbreak.co.uk/home/

Career advisers told me to hide my disability on applications, but being open and turning it into a strength helped me get a graduate job http://www.theguardian.com/careers/2015/may/06/how-to-use-your-disability-as-a-strength-when-applying-for-jobs

Test your knowledge of mental health in the workplace with our tricky quiz http://www.theguardian.com/careers/quiz/mental-health-in-the-workplace-quiz

The rise of online job applications might be useful for recruiters, but it can be a huge barrier for people with dyslexia. http://www.theguardian.com/careers/online-job-applications-dyslexia-challenges

Unfair application processes are still excluding me, and many other blind jobseekers, from graduate roles

What do recruiters really mean by communication and interpersonal? And how can people with autism prove they fit the bill? http://www.theguardian.com/careers/careers-blog/how-can-jobseekers-with-autism-communicate-skills

Having a disability and doing an internship in China meant I encountered tough questioning, but it has given my confidence a boost

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