In this insightful session on Neurodiversity at work in tech, Sam covered various aspects of job hunting from a neurodivergent perspective. As a career development expert with a deep understanding of neurodiversity, Sam provided valuable insights into how to navigate the job market successfully.
During the session, Sam covered a range of topics specific to neurodivergent job hunters, including what to look for in companies that understand and support neurodiversity, how to interpret job adverts through a neurodivergent lens, and tips on asking for reasonable adjustments in your applications.
Sam also shared her advice on how to approach interviews, including the importance of advocating for your needs and the questions you can ask to ensure your workplace is inclusive and supportive. Other topics covered in the session included whether to disclose neurodivergent traits, the difference between apprenticeships and employees from a neurodiversity perspective, and how to navigate the induction and onboarding process with your employer.
Participants had the opportunity to ask Sam any questions they had about neurodiversity in the tech industry and received tailored advice to their specific needs. Whether participants were just starting out in their career or looking to take the next step, the session was an excellent opportunity to learn from a career development expert with a deep understanding of neurodiversity in the tech industry.
This valuable session provided participants with insights and strategies to succeed in the job market from a neurodivergent perspective. Those who attended gained a better understanding of how to navigate the job market and advocate for their needs, leading to more inclusive and supportive workplaces.