Neurodivergent recruiting: The untapped talent source

Unless employers move away from hiring ‘people like us’, the strengths of neurodivergent individuals will go unused and firms will miss out on specialist talent. Colin Cottell investigates

Recruiters like to think they have their finger on the pulse when it comes to tapping into previously untapped talent pools. With employment in the UK at record levels and skills shortages in many sectors, efforts to attract and hire under-represented groups such as BAME and LGBT under the banner of diversity & inclusion are now commonplace.

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