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Jobs grow for autistic workers beyond just the tech sector

Jobs grow for autistic workers beyond just the tech sector
Companies are finding their neurodivergent staff have exceptional skills in many areas. (Image: Depositphotos)
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By Preetika RanaMore companies are tapping a reservoir of talent the tech industry has used to develop better artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and other products: the autistic. Microsoft, SAP, Salesforce and other tech giants have long had programmes to recruit and retain employees whose brains process information in ways that aren’t typical. Now banks, retailers and others are recognising the special skills of those with autism and other types of neurodivergence.The disproportionate number of people with unique minds in tech h...

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