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HR Happy Hour Podcast – “Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace”

LISTEN TO THE FULL PODCAST HERE HR Happy Hour Episode 496 – Supporting Neurodiversity in the Workplace Hosts: Steve Boese, Trish McFarlane Guest: Ed Thompson, CEO and Founder of Uptimize This week we talked with Ed Thompson from Uptimize about neurodiversity at work, embracing diversity of thought, and how inclusion looks when attracting and training …

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Employer Branding: Why Company Purpose Is Essential in Today’s Job Market

When any business is discussed, many of us consider the consumer-facing elements of its brand. Distinct visual design, brand messaging, and the overall customer experience all play a pivotal role in creating trust between a company and its target audience. However, there are other aspects of branding to consider.  Have you ever thought about the …

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Why Your Company Needs Diversity Training

The topic of diversity and inclusion has remained a popular topic of discussion over the past few years. In recent months, employees have been empowered to voice their opinions on the lack of diversity at many companies across the country. Firms implementing initiatives to address these concerns must include diversity and inclusion training as part …

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The Value of Neurodiversity Training

There isn’t anything new about neurodiversity – neurodiversity simply means that it is a scientific fact that there is a natural diversity of the human brain. However, societal familiarity with neurodiversity has historically been low. Over the past few years, the terms ‘neurodiversity’ and ‘neurodiversity at work’ have been at the forefront for companies like …

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Neurodiversity in Tech

Many companies in the STEM sector (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) struggle to find qualified candidates because they are overlooking people who think differently. However, some companies have realized this and are taking steps to solve this problem.  When did tech companies start to introduce neurodiversity programs? In November of 2013, the Technology Councils of …

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From Neurodiversity to Neuroinclusion

Neurodiversity, of course, refers to the human reality of the infinite variation of human brains. There is no one “normal” brain, and as such humans (and consequently, any organization or team) are naturally neurodiverse. Yet the term has also become shorthand, over the last few years, for a new category or “pillar” of corporate diversity …

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What is Neurodiversity at Work?

Recently, terms like diversity and gender equality have been buzzwords within corporate America, and many employers have gone through great lengths to ensure that they have more racially, culturally, and gender diverse workforces, as well as policies that are more inclusive of “minorities.” As the business case for diversity and inclusion has become clearer and …

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