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Neurodiversity in Technolgy: Are Businesses Missing Out on Key Talent?

Why is Neurodiversity Important in the Tech Industry?

Original Article by Tracie Gildea  |  Tech Crunch

It’s critical that businesses prioritize cognitive diversity in their workforce, as every individual brings unique knowledge, experiences, and skills to the table and can help drive progress in tech innovation. Are businesses allowing barriers to weed out talented neurodiverse candidates?

One of the first barriers to entry for someone who is neurodiverse is the interview process. Traditional interviews take into consideration things like body language and awareness of social cues that can put a neurodiverse person at a disadvantage.

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