Finding Talent

ADHD in the workplace

5 Things to Know about ADHD at Work in 2022

There’s a lot to admire about ADHD: the creativity, the empathy, the persistence, and the unique abilities it offers many individuals. For those reasons, people with ADHD can be an asset to any company. Creating a functional workspace with diverse talents and needs can help companies in achieving their business objectives. It can also make …

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“The Business Case for Recruiting Neurodiverse Talent from Colleges & Universities” Webinar

ACCESS THE WEBINAR It is estimated that 20% of students in Colleges and Universities identify as a neurominority or having a disability. By expanding your recruitment initiatives to be neurodiversity friendly,  you are recruiting from an overlooked, but very talented population, and increasing your competitiveness in “the war for talent”. Uptimize’s Ed Thompson and Jan …

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3 Real Employee Stories: Neuroinclusion in the Workplace

Despite increased awareness surrounding neurodiversity in the workplace, success stories of thriving neurodistinct professionals are rarely highlighted. These individuals are not only valuable assets to their operational teams, but are often driving forces towards the establishment of an inclusive culture that embraces different ways of thinking and processing information. However, it is reported that only …

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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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RECRUITING MILLENIALS

Recruiting Millennials: What Does the Largest Generation Care About in the Workplace?

If there seems to be a lot of hype these days about creating the perfect workplace for Millennials, it’s for good reason. According to Pew Research Center, Millennials (those born between the years of 1981 and 1996) are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, reaching more than a third (35%) of the total …

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Salesforce & Uptimize Case Study

Salesforce & Uptimize Case Study Salesforce started a neurodiversity hiring program in the summer of 2019 and they implement their core value of equality by providing everyone the same opportunities while, at the same time, finding a rich source of untapped talent pool in the neurodivergent network. This is something we at Uptimize experience quite …

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The Importance of Talent Management

The Importance of Talent Management Talent management is a continuous process that involves the following five steps: Talent Planning Talent Attraction Talent Development Talent Retention Talent Transition Connected talent management is a systematic way of handling the above five categories so your business can thrive and your employees can fulfill the most important operational roles. …

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Common Misconceptions about Neurodiversity at Work

Common Misconceptions about Neurodiversity at Work The neurodistinct community is large; estimates vary anywhere from 1 in 20 people to as many as 1 in 5. With those figures in mind, you most likely already work with neurodivergent talent in your company. What we could term the neurodistinct ‘affinity group’ – family members and close …

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7 Ways Your Hiring Process May Be Unintentionally Excluding Neurodiverse Talent

There is still a chronic lack of awareness of neurodiversity in society as a whole, and as a result in many workplaces. Forms of neurodistinctiveness remain poorly understood, generalized and stereotyped – for example, that all autistic people are male, or that ADHDers cannot be focused, productive employees in the right role. People within these …

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