Session Details

Breaking into Brilliance: Supporting Neurodiverse Hires
As companies make strides to be more diverse and inclusive, the number of neurodivergent workers is on the rise. Neurodivergent talent is often filtered out in the initial stages of the recruitment process. This session will feature key insights, practical tactics and success stories to help others avoid pitfalls. Learning Objectives: Understand the unique job search and employment needs of neurodiverse talent, including information on the skills and abilities they bring to the workforce. Gain clear guidance on how companies and schools seek to support neurodiverse talent and actionable tactics to consider employing at their university or company. Create connections between university professionals and talent acquisition professionals to help support the needs of neurodiverse talent and create hiring pathways for this population.
Developing, Supporting, and Recruiting a Diverse Workforce
Panel Session
Main Speaker:
Robbin Beauchamp, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Additional Speakers:
Laura Mills, Forage
Bruce Soltys, Travelers