Best Practices for Neurodiverse Hiring in Tech

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Topic: Best Practices for Neurodiverse Hiring in Tech

Speaker: Carol Simpson, CEO, Focus Professional Services Inc.

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These days, companies of all sizes - large or small - are experiencing the unexpected benefits of hiring from this highly productive talent pool and building a more talented workforce.

In this session, we will unpack what is and is not autism, how it presents in the workplace, and best hiring and retention practices. Learn how to get started and resources to access to build out your company’s diversity and inclusion strategy.

This session is for those in HR and People & Culture teams, or anyone who is interested in learning more about working with those on the spectrum.


About Carol Simpson

Carol Simpson is a Tech professional holding technical to executive positions during her career. Her passion is normalizing neurodiversity in the workplace. Her clientele include SAP, Microsoft, Vancity, and ICBC.


About Focus Professional Services

Focus Professional Services is a Tech talent provider, specializing in persons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). From our candidate pool, you can contract the talent you require for specific periods of time or hire permanently. Many of our clients, if they are new to neurodiversity, choose to contract talent initially.


About the BC Tech Educational Series

Our Educational Series, previously known as Grub in The Hub, is designed for tech entrepreneurs, executive team members, business operations teams and developers in up-and-coming tech companies, and the greater tech community. Hear from innovative entrepreneurs and subject matter experts as they share their experiences and insights on relevant and special topics that grow the cross-sector knowledge base of the tech community, including how to scale your company, how to attract the right talent, and what you need to do to go global. Sessions are free to attend for BC Tech members.


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