Eight Tips for Hiring, Onboarding Those with Autism
More companies are creating a more neurodiverse work environment
To assist with the increasingly challenging task of finding and hiring top-notch employees, some companies are making concerted efforts to boost workplace neurodiversity and hire an untapped talent pool—employees with autism.
Companies such as SAP, Microsoft and Ford have found that although employees with autism spectrum disorder may have social challenges, they can be gifted and loyal employees.
Working With Employees With Autism
“The benefits of hiring employees with autism are off the charts for employers," says William Schroeder, founder of the counseling practice Just Mind, who specializes in autism spectrum disorder.
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