Adult Autism is Increasing: How HR Can Support Business Evolution 

Ideally, businesses hire and retain great employees. Yet as every business owner knows, the balance of finding, hiring, and fully utilizing talent is difficult. The challenge becomes more difficult as younger generations have differing workforce demands and needs. The number of American adults with mental health disorders is rising. Over the past decade, studies have […]

4 Strategies to Support Employees with ADHD

A persistent myth about people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is they can’t succeed in fast-paced careers like legal practice because they aren’t able to maintain focus and organization. However, much evidence indicates the opposite is true. In fact, in a landmark 2016 American Bar Association study, 12.5% of attorneys reported having ADHD compared with 4.5% […]

Neurodiversity Is an Untapped Pool of Immense Potential

Neurodiverse individuals have perspectives, skills, and talents that can provide organizations with a competitive edge. Hiring and supporting neurodiverse employees creates a more equitable, inclusive, productive, and innovative workplace. What Exactly Is Neurodiversity? Neurodiversity is the range of differences in brain function and behavioral traits. Neurocognitive variation and differences can include individuals with autism, attention […]

How to Identify a Leader in the Recruitment Process (Part 2)

Continuing on from part one, the other factor in identifying a leader in the recruitment process is the brain’s “ambiguity relief” process, which identifies the process of how people interpret information and get clarity.

Workers Want Flexibility Above All Else

Yesterday’s Advisor introduced a survey by RecruitiFi that suggested that the majority of the workforce values flexibility over compensation. Today we’ll take a look at more of the results of the survey as well as the demographic composition of the survey. The Importance of Flexibility A clear pattern emerges when people are asked “How important […]

The Best Way to Prevent Bullying

Yesterday’s Advisor explored the very real problem of bullying in the workplace. Today we’ll continue to discuss workplace bullying—specifically, what we can do to help prevent it. What Can We Do? Waiting around for legislation to fix this very real problem in the workplace might not be your best bet. The line between bullying and […]

The Skinny on Interviewing Candidates with ADHD

In yesterday’s Advisor we discussed some of the implications of interviewing candidates who might have ADHD. Today we’ll look at what you can and cannot do during an interview before and after an offer is made. See yesterday’s article for more information on the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), as well as considerations […]

I’m Interviewing a Candidate with ADHD—What Do I Do?

What if, during an interview, an applicant asks you to bear with him or her because he or she has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? What if you subsequently decided not to hire that candidate? Have you exposed your company to liability? When you consider that 1 in 25 adults has some form of ADHD, it’s […]

I Just Found out My Employee Has ADHD. Now What?

Yesterday, we discussed how and when an employee or potential employee with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can be considered to have a disability. Today, we’ll discuss what to do once you find out an employee or potential employee has ADHD.