The neurodiverse population remains a largely untapped talent pool; even high-functioning neurodiverse people are often underemployed. For example, MyDisabilityJobs estimates that 85% of people on the autism spectrum in the US are unemployed, compared to 4.2% of the overall population. Unemployment for neurodivergent adults runs at least as high as 30% to 40%, three times […]
After earning my bachelor’s degree, I felt all the emotions of an eager college grad: excitement, anticipation, pride — but above all else, uncertainty. I felt ready to enter the job market but completely unprepared for the journey ahead. After working at a retail grocery store for five years while attending college, I was eager […]
Diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives remain critical to talent and customers, who expect companies they engage with to foster DE&I within their workforces and communities. But what many organizations don’t realize is that their DE&I efforts need to extend beyond their internal workforce to include independent talent.
US job openings outnumber those unemployed, and among our […]