Monthly Archives: December 2015

Autism and HighTech

The large IT company SAP is hiring autistic adults for tech jobs, as noted in a recent article at CIO:

How SAP is hiring autistic adults for tech jobs

 

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In order to compete in the innovation economy, companies need employees who think differently. That’s why, in May 2013, SAP launched its Autism at Work program, which is aimed at recruiting and hiring adults on the autism spectrum. The program has been such a success, SAP is currently working to expand it, with the goal of having 1 percent of its total workforce — approximately 650 people — fall on the spectrum by 2020, says José Velasco, head of the Autism at Work program at SAP.

For the full article, click: How SAP is hiring autistic adults for tech jobs.