Tag: neurodiversity

Diversity & Inclusion

3 key ways to improve neurodiversity in the workplace

August 1, 2023

Via: HRD America

On July 26, Governor of California Gavin Newsom declared July 26 would be known as “Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day” in California — 33 years after the Act was signed into law in 1990. And while the systemic changes […]

Diversity & Inclusion

How workplace personality tests can lead to greater inclusion

June 12, 2023

Via: HR Dive

What if you could use your co-workers’ Hogwarts Houses to be an effective leader? Ned Herrmann’s “Whole Brain” model, which executive coach Lei Comerford broke down for attendees at the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2023 annual conference, is kind […]

Diversity & Inclusion

4 Tips for Employers Interviewing Neurodiverse Candidates

June 8, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Did you know that 35% of 18-year-olds with autism attend college, but a staggering 85% of college graduates with autism are underemployed or unemployed? And 1 million+ people with autism in the United States will reach adulthood in the next […]

Diversity & Inclusion

Embracing Diversity and Inclusion for Better Business Outcomes and Employee Engagement

March 30, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Diversity and inclusion impact not only a company’s employees, but also its customer base. Organizations with diverse leadership can align with the values of their customers, building a more diverse workforce that customers can see themselves in. Companies that embrace […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

AI recruitment systems to be investigated over discrimination worries

July 14, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

John Edwards, the information commissioner, has announced plans for an inquiry into the automated systems that screen job candidates, including looking at employers’ evaluation techniques and the AI software they use. Over recent years, concerns have mounted that AI, in […]

Workplace wellness

SOM issues neurodiversity guide for occupational health practitioners

April 11, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

The guide, Evaluating and supporting Neurodifferences at work, has been developed by the SOM Occupational Health Psychology Special Interest Group and includes Dr Nancy Doyle, Dr Belinda Medhurst and Dr Gail Kinman among its contributors. The guide is aimed at […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Finding Joy in Bringing Neurodiversity to the Workplace

March 28, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The business case for bringing diversity to an organization has been made. Certainly, having people from varied backgrounds with different ideas and perspectives can give a business an edge over competitors. Plus, morale flourishes when people feel included and appreciated. […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Neurodiversity is an Untapped Pool of Immense Potential

September 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Neurodiverse individuals have perspectives, skills, and talents that can provide organizations with a competitive edge. Hiring and supporting neurodiverse employees creates a more equitable, inclusive, productive, and innovative workplace. What Exactly Is Neurodiversity? Neurodiversity is the range of differences in […]

Research, Software

Understanding Neurodiversity in the Workplace

July 22, 2019

Via: HR Hero

While many organizations have pledged to be more inclusive and diverse, and 2019 has experienced all-time historic lows for national unemployment rates in the United States, 85% of college grads who fall on the autism spectrum are still unemployed. These […]