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Lamar Francois: How to Work at your Best

Lamar Francois, a photographer and visual storyteller, gave a talk at The Long Game’s All About Careers event in March about how he ensures that he works at his best. Lamar, who is autistic, spoke about completing his MSc in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics at the University of Nottingham, the path he took from taking […]

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Deb Soloman: How to Work at your Best

Deb Soloman, a social worker who supports adults in Derbyshire, gave a talk at The Long Game’s All About Careers event in March about how she ensures that she works at her best. Deb spoke about her experiences of being a social worker, her ADHD diagnosis, and the strategies she utilises to succeed in the […]

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New Video: What Are Employers Looking For?

Paul Long, Director of Technical Services and Rail Operations at Loram UK, gave a talk at The Long Game’s All About Careers event in March about what employers are looking for. Paul is autistic and has a great deal of experience of hiring and managing staff; he gave some in-depth insights into what employers like […]

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All About Careers Event Videos

All About Careers Event Videos The Long Game hosted our first careers event, All About Careers, in March 2022 with assistance from the National Lottery Community Fund. At the event, autistic graduates were given a platform to share their experiences, knowledge and advice with autistic HE students. Our attendees found the speakers’ presentations to be […]

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3 paid opportunities to develop an employability conference for autistic HE students.

The Long Game has 3 paid opportunities to develop an employability conference for autistic HE students. 1️⃣ £14ph for up to 35 hours work (hours below)2️⃣ Must be able to travel to Sheffield for f2f meetings and the event3️⃣ Must be able to attend remote meetings e.g Teams4️⃣ Needs to have an interest in events […]

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We did it!

A huge thank you to everyone who has contributed to The Long Game’s initial research into the employability needs of autistic higher education students and graduates, including the Paul Hamlyn Foundation who funded the research and everyone who shared this opportunity. Although we only launched in October this year we’ve already spoken to a whopping 120 autistic […]

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We’re recruiting trustees

We are looking for trustees to help develop the employability support that is available for autistic higher education students and graduates. The Long Game, is an employment charity that empowers the autistic community to come together and support each other to develop the skills and knowledge we need to establish and grow our careers. We currently have […]

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Launching The Long Game

Our founder, Gemma Long, was at Sheffield Hallam University this week to officially launch The Long Game. As part of the launch event Gemma hosted a focus group to explore what support and resources autistic students want to see from the charity. We were thrilled to see the event attended by participants from across the […]