In a Nutshell: Issue 107  


This study finds that, with the right balance of external pressures and internal support, employers can offer autistic individuals a rewarding career that creates competitive advantage for the organisation too. 

Reviewed by:

Jake Young, Research Associate

Jake joined the CIPD in 2018, having completed a master’s degree in Social Science Research Methods at the University of Nottingham. He also holds an undergraduate degree in Criminology and Sociology.

Jake’s research interests concern aspects of Diversity and Inclusion, such as inequality, gender and identity in the workplace. Jake is currently involved in the creation of a research project examining the effectiveness of organisational recruitment programmes and their relationship with workplace performance.

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