Microsoft seeks to recruit autistic workers

Great news! Another major corporation seeing the advantages of employing people on the spectrum

Microsoft says it wants to hire more people with autism in full-time roles.The tech giant is to start by offering 10 places on a pilot scheme based at its Redmond headquarters. Senior executive Mary Ellen Smith said: “People with autism bring strengths that we need at Microsoft.” The UK’s National Autistic Society welcomed the move but said that other firms should do more to tap into the skills offered by many people with autism. Read more >>

By |2016-09-06T16:08:36+00:00July 2nd, 2015|autism and jobs|