Are you interested in understanding Autism and learning how you can become an Autism Ready Business?
Today, many employers are experiencing challenges with their workforce including high turnover rates, high absentee rates, lower productivity and low engagement, just to name a few.
The Autism community represents an untapped market of exceptional employees, with the current unemployment rate amongst those diagnosed being as high as 90%. Individuals with Autism make exceptional employees when they are matched with the right role and are in a supportive work environment.
Employing individuals with Autism is not just about doing good, it’s good for your Business. Some of the benefits of hiring individuals with Autism include:
- Lower turnover rates
- Lower absentee rates
- Higher productivity
- Greater focus
- Higher engagement
- Options for salary reimbursement for a defined period (we can share specific information)
- Benefit from a 2 year, 40% Tax Credit for hiring a person with a formal diagnosed “disability”
- 85% of Enterprises agree that Diversity results in greater innovation – Inc Magazine May 2017
If you are an employer that embraces Diversity, and in this case Neurodiversity, we want to help you create an Autism Employment Ready Business. By Joining with Autism Shifts, you can learn about Autism and how you can create a safe and supportive work environment for those on the Autism spectrum.