A diverse workplace works — it helps to think differently

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A diverse workplace works — it helps to think differently

Embrace the differences: neurodiverse individuals have unique talents that can be productive

Chris Taylor

America seems to have a chronic shortage of a certain type of employee: programmers and coders who thrive in hi-tech environments.

Well, Kelly Grier has a tip: They are out there. You are just not looking in the right place.

The US chair and Americas managing partner for professional services and consulting company EY, Grier helps spearhead the firm’s development of “neurodiverse” teams. The aim is to tap employees who might think or act a little differently than most, but have incredible talents to offer...

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