Copenhagen 18 November 2013 – Specialisterne Foundation (former Specialist People Foundation), owner of Specialisterne, announced today that it is launching a new initiative, the goal of which is to create 1000 jobs in Denmark for people with autism and similar challenges. The initiative entitled ”1000 Jobs in Denmark” will be funded over the next 30 months […]
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Writing job applications is hard. Writing job applications when you have an autism diagnosis is even harder.
People with autism – a benefit for businesses
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Watch the TEDx webcast with Thorkil Sonne here.
Why business needs people with Asperger’s Syndrome, Attention Deficit Disorder and dyslexia In 1956 William Whyte argued in his bestseller, “The Organisation Man”, that companies were so in love with “well-rounded” executives that they fought a “fight against genius”. Today many suffer from the opposite prejudice. Software firms gobble up anti-social geeks. Hedge funds […]
Harnessing the special skills of the ‘outliers’ When his son was diagnosed with autism, Thorkil Sonne was given a new insight into the unique talents of those with the disorder – so he set up a consultancy firm with the aim to create one million jobs for “specialist people”, writes JOANNE HUNT. MOST JOBS call […]
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