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The 101 of how not to manage Autistic employees

Leadership, you need to know this. If you don’t believe you have hidden neurodiverse employees on staff, the chances are that you do. Neurodiversity and tapping into this resource is a hot topic. According to research, neurodiversity in the general population is between 30% to 40%. With the amount of literature online about autism and neurodiversity specifically...

Autism and job interviews. What’s going wrong?

Autism and Job Interviews Huge numbers of autistic adults who are willing and able to work are unemployed. They have skills and talents which would be valuable to employers, and they want to work. What is going wrong? The answer is complex, and many factors are almost certainly involved, but one major problem for many...

3 Common Inclusion Mistakes From Xceptional

4-minute read Through Xceptional’s work creating meaningful careers for neurodiverse people, we have the pleasure of working with employers around the world. Across the public sector, corporates and startups, three common inclusion mistakes can be made. The mistakes I am about to share with you were not made by our employer partners, but by me...

Today Australia faces chronic shortages of tech talent. Can autistic people help fill the gap? 3 minute read Business leaders across Australia are concerned about the talent gap. One in four businesses reported that they are struggling to find suitable staff to fill jobs, according to June ABS data. One of the main causes is...