The purpose of this blog post is to give a brief overview of some of the barriers individuals with a diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome can perceive when applying for jobs. These barriers can be intentional or unintentional, but they are very real to an individual on the spectrum. APPLICATION FORM Filling in an application form
Your photo can be the first thing that someone sees when they look at your LinkedIn profile. It’s a crucial part of your personal brand and so it is really quite important that you get it right. So why do so many people go wrong? And if it’s so vital, why is solid, consistent advice about
The business of applying for your PhD can feel very mysterious and the process can vary widely from one institution to the next. How do you get funding? Who can fund you? Who can supervise you? What’s a proposal?! Having worked closely with a PhD candidate recently and closely observed the somewhat opaque method of
Do some community work, get some sports coaching badges, and something that makes you interesting to someone who sees 20 CVs a week. Work experience helps. It shows you are committed.
So, you got through your degree and you’ve landed your first job. Brilliant, congratulations. A question for you. Do you know how to behave in the workplace? Of course you do! You’re a grown up, you’ve worked before. But….are you sure? Email etiquette Screaming at people with all caps, using any colour text other than
Law is a very popular degree course, according to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) there were 12,500 full time undergraduate law students in the UK in 2013/14. Many of those who choose to study law have the ambition of becoming either a solicitor or barrister, but many do not realise just how competitive the