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Tackling the barriers to disability

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  1. 1. O 0 Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative I‘ 1 d AWARDS 2015 Tackling the barriers to disability Kate Headley Director of Consulting, The Clear Company
  2. 2. V . -,7 —. »—-.4‘ (3., -.‘-, —» . ,. V, .-V g i _ "“"~» , .,y. ,. L, ‘ F W t J i, 5% rim? 5”‘ Who we are 8 what we do Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative 5 Steps to Disability Confidence Lil TI _ _l T! .#5‘a. L4‘i“'/ #1: ; Ex’. £ Fr" 1
  3. 3. Step 1 Make the case for change _: Yg. .rir: ;.Af; t_f: x:: :r E! I ‘ Communicate WHY you x -3,} I want to employ disabled ‘ “' ' ” people N Remove the fear ‘ Access new talent 1
  4. 4. Step 2 Back to basics Review each stage of the recruitment cycle: ¢'; .f Job descriptions | ,»; "" .1‘ Assessment centres T T/ V2” T ‘ Interview process Keep it simple
  5. 5. Step3 i“ «ll Recruiters are disability confident J: ‘17:"ll: l‘E_Ell ' iii «fl 5". Know the right Make sure questions to ask candidates are and when confident to talk about disability w—%_ w——~: ¢‘- I _ V l _ i i% in ii ‘ 1/33.‘ L’-‘V I ‘A i l i’ ' i "‘l i’ ; /. ~. E : 1.. , -1.<~_": :~<).6' "t~ v. .. LK» . ,l . .
  6. 6. Step 4 Attract disabled talent Work with trusted suppliers to access disabled talent: Equal Approach Diversity Jobs Evenbreak Remploy
  7. 7. Step 5 ‘I “i «"1 ‘ Make reasonable adjustments ‘ : « A I F-' _i ‘i ll, 1: ’ 7‘: Know what reasonable 4 adjustments are: E‘. ii‘ ‘. Who funds them? ! Are the steps in place when needed? l I! 4 } i
  8. 8. O 0 Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative I 1 d AWARDS 2 O 15 Tackling the barriers to disability Mardi Smouha Resourcing Business Partner, Eversheds
  9. 9. Eversheds What have we done for free? AWARDS Reviewed job descriptions Interview confirmation has reasonable adjustment contact fi> Brought our suppliers on the x>"‘° journey with us
  10. 10. ta vii ~ T5 ( ~= l ~‘. i«~; we I I; =-= MA I‘: as an A Careers site has named _))- A reasonable adjustment contact —‘ person ‘ 5 Dedicated disability page on careers website Updated our new joiner form to explain why we ask for diversity information
  11. 11. O 0 Recruitment Industry Disability Initiative I‘ 1 d AWARDS 2015 Tackling the barriers to disability Melanie Forbes Chief Executive, Guidant Group
  12. 12. Our Journey AWARDS “<11 2015 Adapting service for our candidates Inclusivity Support for each stage of the recruitment process CV — Interview — Offer Top supplier Equal Approach
  13. 13. Guidant Group Our Journey AWARDS 2015 Workin towards Clear Assure ourselves Encouraging our supply chain Disability champions e-learning/ workshops for all of our employees Eversheds model as a blue—print for other clients
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  15. 15. Get involved ricliawarclscom Join our conversation @RlDlawards l, G ¢(. ‘:7 #disabi| ityworksuk ’ I I 4__ T - I ‘- 1 [fl , J l ' r‘ ridiawards. com

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