Tag - GradEmployNI

Grad Employ Programme Helps Belfast Man With ASD Develop New Skills & Boost Confidence

“I’ve Found Ways To Handle Stress” Says Archeology Graduate With ASD About His Career Journey  Disability project gives Northern Ireland’s university leavers with disability access to dream jobs   By Maia Biermann  Frequently, according to people with a disability, HR managers fail to realise how important it is for such applicants to be able to discuss their conditions...

Belfast Graduate Beating The Stereotypes With Placement

Understanding can lead to success for employee and employer By Jonathan Traynor For Emily Baskerville, her Asperger’s Syndrome came with so many assumptions and stereotypes from prospective employers that getting a job, and more importantly experience, was a challenge. However, thanks to an innovative graduate placement scheme by the health and welfare charity, Leonard Cheshire in partnership...

Scheme To Support Disabled Grads Hailed A Success By Participants

The charity that aims to challenge low employment rates amongst disabled people, Leonard Cheshire, is celebrating the success of a programme that aimed to support graduates in future employment. The scheme, GradEmployNI Programme, which has been funded by HM Treasury through the Renewing Communities Fund, was a bid to turn the tide of poor unemployment...