Top tips on handling rejection

Like it or not, rejection is a fact of life, especially when it comes to your job search. No matter how skilled and experienced you are, rejection is often inevitable. But there is an upside. The trick is to learn how to handle rejection, maintain a positive attitude and use that rejection to your advantage […] Read More

Celebrating Employee Ownership Day

It’s Employee Ownership Day – #EODay – a celebration of the success of all employee-owned businesses. You might not know that Remploy is an employee-owned business, with our colleagues owning a 30% stake in the business. (The other 70% stake being owned by MAXIMUS).  Colleagues working at Remploy have a significant say in decision making, […] Read More

top tips on how to succeed at interview

Top tips on how to succeed at interviews

Interviews are all about showing how your skills and experience meet the needs of the job, and how you would fit in with the company’s values. It’s also a chance for you to question the interviewers to see how the job and company might suit you. As you’ve been invited for interview the employer is […] Read More

How to make a good first impression

Preparing for an Interview, How to make a good first impression  – without saying a word! You only get one chance to make a first impression, so make it count. The first impression with anyone will make or break how you are perceived, especially in the workplace. So make sure you get it right the […] Read More

Employing people with learning disabilities

Learning Disability Awareness Week runs from 19-24 June 2017. Remploy’s Disability Ambassador Tony Collins wants more employers to take on people with learning disabilities, and we’re here to support! With employment rates for disabled people depressingly low at just 6%, Remploy’s mission is to help employers realise the benefits of employing a more diverse workforce. […] Read More

Top tips for a great CV

Getting a job is all about selling yourself and your skills to employers so they can see how well you could do the role they want to fill. Your CV and covering letter are a great way to introduce yourself and show that you have the right experience and skills and help them decide to […] Read More

What not to say to a deaf person

Things not to say to a deaf person

“You don’t look deaf” “Can you hear me now?” “It doesn’t matter” These are just some of the things deaf people hear on a regular basis. From presuming their lack of hearing means they cannot speak, to receiving an instant apology when people have dared to say “Are you listening?”… There are certain things that […] Read More

Deaf Awareness Week 15 - 21 May 2017

Bobby learns to communicate with deaf people

I’m proud to be able to communicate with deaf people in their own language In support of deaf awareness week, I wanted to share my passion for British Sign Language (BSL). I work as an advisor in Scotland and I am one of Remploy’s six disability ambassadors’. It was when I first started working at […] Read More

Epilepsy affects around 600,000 people in the UK

How much do you know about epilepsy?

This week is National Epilepsy Week (14 – 20 May). Supported by Epilepsy Action, the week aims to raise awareness about epilepsy and gather support for people with epilepsy. Did you know… epilepsy is the one of the most common serious neurological conditions in the world and affects around 600,000 people in the UK, that’s […] Read More