Hiring with Heart: How to Identify and Empower Neurodiversity in the Workplace – Episode 29

Podcast • May 28, 2024

Summary:

In today’s episode of Elevate Your Career, Nicole is joined by Rick Doten, lecturer and expert in the field of neurodiversity in the workplace.

In this fascinating conversation, Nicole and Rick explore the nuanced experiences of individuals with unique cognitive traits, both the challenges and strengths they encounter in daily life and professional settings.

Get a glimpse into specific tools and techniques that can aid in navigating tasks that might otherwise seem daunting. You’ll find practical advice, with a focus on ways that these methods can help achieve efficiency and balance.

Rick also offers insights into the importance of recognizing and accommodating diverse talents in the workplace, as well as the significance of adapting interview and hiring processes to ensure that all candidates have the opportunity to showcase their true potential.

Don’t miss another episode of the Elevate Your Career podcast. Leave a review and subscribe today!

 

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • How tools and apps can help individuals with cognitive challenges manage their time and tasks effectively.
  • How technology can support neurodiverse individuals in the workplace and accommodate diverse work styles.
  • Why neurodiverse individuals need to be upfront about their cognitive traits during job interviews to better manage expectations and accommodations.
  • The difficulties neurodiverse individuals face with standardized interview processes and how traditional methods can overlook unique talents and capabilities.
  • The increasing use of AI to review resumes and conduct interviews; the potential drawbacks and the loss of personal interaction.
  • The importance of trust in building effective teams, and the tendency of neurodiverse individuals to possess high levels of trustworthiness and reliability.
  • And so much more…

 

Resources:

Rick’s YouTube

Rick’s LinkedIn

Carolina Complete Health

 

Podcast:

elevate your career

Summary:

In today’s episode of Elevate Your Career, Nicole is joined by Rick Doten, lecturer and expert in the field of neurodiversity in the workplace.

In this fascinating conversation, Nicole and Rick explore the nuanced experiences of individuals with unique cognitive traits, both the challenges and strengths they encounter in daily life and professional settings.

Get a glimpse into specific tools and techniques that can aid in navigating tasks that might otherwise seem daunting. You’ll find practical advice, with a focus on ways that these methods can help achieve efficiency and balance.

Rick also offers insights into the importance of recognizing and accommodating diverse talents in the workplace, as well as the significance of adapting interview and hiring processes to ensure that all candidates have the opportunity to showcase their true potential.

Don’t miss another episode of the Elevate Your Career podcast. Leave a review and subscribe today!

 

What You Will Learn In This Show:

  • How tools and apps can help individuals with cognitive challenges manage their time and tasks effectively.
  • How technology can support neurodiverse individuals in the workplace and accommodate diverse work styles.
  • Why neurodiverse individuals need to be upfront about their cognitive traits during job interviews to better manage expectations and accommodations.
  • The difficulties neurodiverse individuals face with standardized interview processes and how traditional methods can overlook unique talents and capabilities.
  • The increasing use of AI to review resumes and conduct interviews; the potential drawbacks and the loss of personal interaction.
  • The importance of trust in building effective teams, and the tendency of neurodiverse individuals to possess high levels of trustworthiness and reliability.
  • And so much more…

 

Resources:

Rick’s YouTube

Rick’s LinkedIn

Carolina Complete Health

 

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