Hire AutismHire Autism connects job seekers with autism to businesses in need of their skills. Our job board allows you to post a job for these candidates, review their profiles, and contact applicants directly. Our Resource Center also contains resources to help better inform you - the employer - about what to consider when hiring and working with a person with autism.
Hiring capable individuals with disabilities is not just about promoting good will. It is good business. Not only will you have a skilled worker contributing to your bottom line, your customers and clients will notice and approve. Statistics related to hiring a person on the autism spectrum indicate that:
- 92% of Americans view companies hiring people with disabilities more favorably.
- 87% would prefer to give their business to companies who hire people with disabilities.
- 5% would be willing to switch to a brand associated with a good cause if price and quality were relatively equal.
Why Hire Persons With Autism?Hire Autism job applicants are ready to contribute to your bottom line. Employees with autism tend to be punctual and very responsive to schedules and sequenced tasks. In addition, they:
- Have lower or equal absenteeism rates compared to other employees
- Are detail-oriented, disciplined, honest, and reliable
- Perform repetitive tasks efficiently and analyze problems from unique angles
- Often excel at number-crunching, systematic thinking, software testing, and other tasks requiring an analytical mindset
- Are creative, talented, and innovative
- Contribute to workplace diversity, morale, retention, and corporate culture
Partner With Hire Autism
Hire Autism is looking to collaborate with businesses like yours to give you continued access to our highly qualified pool of talent - at no cost. We offer three kinds of opportunities for businesses looking to support the mission of Hire Autism:
- Partners: Businesses that pledge to post regular job openings. Partner logos are highly visible throughout the Hire Autism website and on our print materials. Partners are also provided an “Autism Friendly Business” badge to use on their website and other marketing materials.
- Supporters: Businesses with occasional job openings to share on our jobs portal
- Donors: Others that may not have jobs to offer, but will donate in-kind resources and volunteers.
Pledge your company as one of our autism-friendly businesses today. Contact us for more information.
Create Your First Job PostingJoining Hire Autism is the first step to finding your next hire. Sign up and get started today.
Resource CenterWhat is autism? What kind of jobs can a person with autism do? How can I work best with employees with autism? What are accommodations? Your questions are answered right here in our Resource Center.
Not sure you know enough about autism? The basics are listed here for your convenience.Learn More
The Autism-Friendly Workplace
What you can do to foster a welcoming work environment and enhance the job satisfaction and quality of life for your employees with autism.Learn More
Interviewing Your Applicant With Autism
How to approach the interviewing process in a way that best allows your applicants with autism to display their qualifications and strengths.Learn More
Training Your Employee With Autism
How to guide your employees from their first day to a bright future with your business.Get Started