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How can recruiters help candidates with autism?

How can recruiters help candidates with autism?

A job interview is a minefield for most candidates, but those with autism struggle to navigate the nuances jobseekers are expected to know.

This was just one of the discussions had at the ‘Autistic talent’ employment event which took place at Westminster last week.

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  • Senior HR Profession
    Senior HR Profession
    Wed, 28 Mar 2018 3:15pm BST
    Why just autism? My daughter has episodic epilepsy and memory loss which makes the traditional interview process all but impossible but no employer has ever tried to make adjustments for her - and she is a university graduate who received assistance while studying but doesn't seem to deserve that when trying to enter the corporate world of work. Thankfully Asda saw past it (though it is the most hidden of hidden disabilities) and she has worked there for a couple of years - but she dearly wants an office job which she cannot get.

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