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What Is “Normal”?

September 14, 2022

This article was originally published by Melissa Mooney, EMEA Project Coordinator at Rangam. Melissa is a proud Autistic and Dyspraxic self-advocate, and she likes sharing her lived experiences that provide valuable insights into life and work. I couldn’t read a clock, tie my laces or wash my hair unassisted until I was 12 or older. I also graduated top of my faculty at university, have lived independently in 2 different countries and in my mid-twenties, have what is essentially my dream job in an area I’m very passionate about. These two threads are equally integral parts of my story. However, I was taught by society to be proud of the latter set of achievements and ashamed of the former. I used to be very embarrassed about reaching some developmental milestones later than my peers, but now I know that there is no “right” and “wrong” when it ... View Post

Will LGBT Employees Leave for Remote Work?

June 28, 2022

When Olivia Miller began interviewing for a position with a finance company, she was enthusiastic about what her prospective employer had to offer: the opportunity to lead a team as the senior vice-president (marketing) and a supportive work environment. The only problem was that the organization was headquartered in New York while Olivia stayed in Sacramento. However, with work from home (WFH) becoming the preferred norm during COVID-19 and afterwards, Olivia decided to take the offer. The ... View Post

Rise in Skill-based Hiring

September 21, 2021

Even at the turn of the century, a college degree was a golden ticket to begin a professional career. A stamp of higher education on the resume was the only way to a comfortable, salaried position with associated perks. While the direct correlation between a degree and potential for long-term income has been consistent, the nature of work and career has changed over the last few years with the right skills being prized over academic qualifications. The impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has ... View Post

How to Screen Remote Workers

June 11, 2021

While remote work has been around for many years, it has assumed an entirely new meaning over the past 1.5 years. Recent global events, particularly the Coronavirus pandemic, have led to the rise of remote work. An increasing number of organizations that were probably not prepared to make the transition are now embracing it. This trend has opened up a new horizon in recruitment. Hiring is no longer limited to any geographical location. Talent is being recruited from all over the world, ... View Post

Five Best Disability Friendly Jobs in 2021

May 26, 2021

Transition to worklife is often a challenging process for people with autism and disabilities. The good news is there are a number of disability friendly jobs out there as companies have begun to recognize the unique strengths and perspectives that differently-abled people bring to the workplace. Not only do modern employers have a better understanding of the many obstacles that workers with different abilities face, but they are also more focused on removing barriers to full and continued ... View Post