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How Can Employers Create Neurodiversity-Friendly Workplaces?

By Alison Eveleigh | Blog, NeuroWork, SYDND, #1 | 5 Dec 2019 |

Representatives from startups and corporates meet on the employer panel at the Sydney Neurodiversity Symposium to discuss how to increase the employment rate among neurodivergent individuals. 


Connecting Autistic Talent with Meaningful Careers

By Alison Eveleigh | Blog, NeuroWork, SYDND, #1 | 5 Dec 2019 |

Mike Tozer believes that matching a candidate’s specific skills to the right job and redesigning the traditional recruitment process are the keys to establishing sustainable careers for those on the autism spectrum.


Australian-first Incubator for Neurodivergent Entrepreneurs Kicks Off

By Alison Eveleigh | Blog, NeuroWork, #1, News | 5 Dec 2019 |

Australia's first-ever incubator for neurodivergent entrepreneurs kicked off in Perth, Australia. 


Rise@DHHS: A Manager's Perspective

By Christopher Hofmann | Blog, NeuroWork, #1, Opinion | 5 Dec 2019 |

Chris Hofmann, Manager Records Management at the Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria, speaks about his experience being involved in the Rise@DHHS program. 


Specialisterne Australia flags major expansion of Federal Talent Hubs in 2020

By Alison Eveleigh and Rachel Worsley | Blog, NeuroWork, #1, News | 5 Dec 2019 |

A unique employment approach that allows public and private employers to "sell themselves" to autistic jobseekers will be rolled out to more states and territories across Australia in 2020, according to specialist recruitment company Specialisterne Australia. 


How to Build a Business Case for Neurodiverse Recruitment

By Alison Eveleigh | Blog, NeuroWork, SYDND, #1 | 5 Dec 2019 |

Andrew Williams from IBM suggests starting with a pilot program before developing a global business case. His ambitious goal is to make neurodivergent recruitment business as usual, not just at IBM but within all companies.


Support for autistic workers may be seen as unfair by co-workers: study

By Alison Eveleigh | Blog, NeuroWork, #1, News | 21 Nov 2019 |

Support provided to autistic workers may unintentionally create a sense of unfairness or bias among their co-workers, according to an analysis of an Australian autism hiring program.

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