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7 Tips For Creating an Autism Friendly Work Environment

7 Tips For Creating an Autism Friendly Work Environment

Increasingly, companies are looking to hire more workers on the autism spectrum, and for good reason. Lower turnover, attention to detail, strong analytical skills and innovation are among a few of the reasons why. Companies like Potentia help employers to ...
Leadership in the Age of the Millennial Employee

Leadership in the Age of the Millennial Employee

In 2016, Millennials became the largest generation in the American labor force. For anyone working in a leadership position, it’s vital to be informed about Millennials in the workplace. Research indicates that this generation tends to have different priorities and ...
What Are the Benefits of Diversity in IT Staffing?

What Are the Benefits of Diversity in IT Staffing?

There’s lots of talk about diversity, or rather the lack of it, in IT staffing. IT employees and managers are still overwhelmingly white and male. Study after study has shown how companies benefit from hiring practices that place an emphasis ...
Employee Engagement – Buried Treasure?

Employee Engagement – Buried Treasure?

A recent Gallup survey found that only 15% of employees worldwide are fully engaged in their jobs. (https://blog.accessperks.com/2018-employee-engagement-loyalty-statistics) This abysmal statistic is nothing new. The only thing more consistent than employers lamenting their teams’ lack of commitment seems to be ...
Just a Very Proud Dad – 10 years later

Just a Very Proud Dad – 10 years later

A decade ago my son was diagnosed with Autism. I remember it like was yesterday. Charlie was struggling in school early on so, while the diagnosis made sense on one level, on another it was crushing. Samantha and I went ...
What is “Inclusion” anyway?

What is “Inclusion” anyway?

I heard a great explanation recently from Ray Dempsey, Chief Diversity Officer at BP America. We were at the Houston NEXT conference, put on by the Greater Houston Partnership. Ray said, “Diversity is perceiving difference. Inclusion is valuing it.” This ...

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It’s funny how one look from your child can change your perspective. Here in part of an interview with KNLY Houston, CEO Jeff Miller talks about how an emotional day with Charlie became the inspiration that led to Potentia. #changeyourperspective #inspiration #purpose #mission #findyourpassion
In the Part Two of the KNLY interview with CEO Jeff Miller, they talk about why an employer of any size might seek to hire individuals with autism and how to do it effectively. #autismatwork #neurodiversity #talentshortage #technologyjobs #changeyourperspective #thinkdifferently

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