Articles about: Employment

Hiring autistic employees – a smart choice

28 September 2017 – “We all have gifts and talents that can shine if given the chance” PEOPLE WITH autism often have difficulty getting or keeping a job. Liliya John, Rebecca Flower, Catherine Trezona and Jason White discuss neurodiversity in the workforce and the benefits of hiring autistic employees. People with autism may have many invaluable […]

Workshop aimed at overcoming job hurdles

22 November 2016 – POWERSHOP, a Wellington-based electricity retailer, hosted a free two-day employment skills workshop for budding information technology (IT) coders in September. The 14 potential autistic software developers had a unique opportunity to practice their job interview and coding skills at Powershop’s premises in Wellington. Powershop is an electricity retailer that has become […]