Along with the resources listed here, we have take away literature within the Career Service.
|Starting out: the LGBT careers guide 2016/17|
National guide for students wishing to choose an LGBT friendly employer.
|Equality and diversity - Targetjobs|
Equality and rights section of major graduate careers website. Contains sections on equality and discrimination relating to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion and sexual orientation.
|Gender, diversity matters - Targetjobs|
Your gender is usually obvious from your CV, so the focus is on demonstrating how your strengths and skills match the job.
|Sexual orientation, diversity matters - Targetjobs|
|Where to work|
A company careers comparison website with a specific focus on women's employment related issues and interests.
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|Association of Disabled Professionals (ADP)|
Aims to improve the education, training, rehabilitation, and employment opportunities available to all disabled people. Includes document on job-hunting.
|Business Disability Forum|
An employers' organisation focused on disability as it affects business. Membership list available on website.
Independent network of local disability information and advice services
|Disability and mental health - Targetjobs|
You're not usually obliged to include details of your disability in job applications. But if you need to mention it during the recruitment process, organisations will accommodate your needs.
|Disability Rights UK - Telling people you're disabled: a clear and easy guide for students|
Advice on disclosing your disability from the disability rights campaigning network.
|Disabled Entrepreneurs Network|
Support for disabled people wishing to set up their own business.
|Disabled students and doctors experiences shared (General Medical Council)|
Short films and case studies from disabled students, doctors in training and practitioners sharing their experiences of medical education and training.
|Disabled students' guide to becoming a solicitor|
Produced by the Law Society, this guide offers additional advice for students with a disability.
|Disabled talent: focusing on your ability|
Advice from psychometric test provider, SHL Direct, on the sort of support which disabled applicants could specifically request in relation to psychometric tests.
|Doing Careers Differently: how to make a success of your career while living with a disability or health condition|
Produced by Disability Rights UK, this publication includes case studies, advice and information, and signposts to further sources of help.
A not-for-profit organisation dedicated to assisting students and graduates with all disabilities, including dyslexia or long term health conditions, into employment.
|Great with Disability|
Provides students with a disability or long-term health condition with useful information as they apply for graduate jobs and prepare to go through the recruitment process. Also includes information from specific employers about the support they offer, which their own company website may not refer to.
|My Plus Students's Club|
Join for free access to support with job hunting, applications and interviews.
|Navigating the world of work with dyslexia|
A blog entry about Devinia Malcolm, business psychologist, exploring the diagnosis of Dyslexia in relation to interviews and disclosure to potential employers. Available in written and audio format.
Specialist agency designed to match people with disabilities who have an identified set of skills seeking work with employers with vacancies requiring the same skills.
Provides specialist employment services for disabled people and those who experience complex barriers to employment. The website includes details of its Employability Programme for graduates.
A national charity that provides training and work opportunities for people who are disadvantaged in the labour market due to disability, ill health or other social circumstances.
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|Age, diversity matters - Targetjobs|
Find out how graduate recruiters show their commitment to age diversity and how to disclose your age and market your experience.
For anyone making a major career change, run by people who have done it.
|Employers Forum on Age|
Independent network of leading employers who recognise the value of an age diverse workforce. Advice and information on good practice in age diverse workforce.
|Making a career change |
A Careers Service guide to help with your decision making
|The Age Employment Network (TAEN)|
Aims to promote an effective job market serving the needs of people in mid and later life, employers and the economy
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Race & Ethnicity
|Equality & Human Rights Commission|
Detailed information about the law on race equality and on ways of achieving redress for discrimination.
|Race, diversity matters - Targetjobs|
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Charitable trust seeking to help people with criminal records obtain appropriate jobs or self-employment. Runs Jobcheck helpline for advice on issues affecting ex-offenders, including disclosure of criminal record.
|Go Think Big|
Advice for young people with criminal convictions looking for employment.
|People with a criminal record - Targetjobs|
Having a criminal record doesn't have to be a barrier to finding fulfilling employment. Procedures need to be taken into account, but there are recruiters out there who will be positive about you.
|Prospects - disclose|
Simple, straight-forward website for both those with convictions committed to looking for work, and careers advisors, committed to finding out how best to help these job seekers.
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