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The Advantages of Autistic Employees

A consulting firm recruits people on the spectrum for their focus and problem-solving skills, but some adjustments are required.
Source: Kacper Pempel / Reuters

Fourteen of the employees at EY, the consulting firm formerly known as Ernst & Young, probably wouldn’t have made it past a standard job interview.

“They don’t look at you in the eye, and in a traditional interview you would say, this is not a good candidate,” explained EY director Hiren Shukla, during an interview at the Aspen Ideas

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