You’ve heard celebrities talk about their previously secret issues—ADHD, dyslexia, bipolar disorder, circadian rhythm disorders, etc. While the concept of neurodiversity originally applied to people in the autism spectrum, it now encompasses people with a wide array of conditions to be viewed as strengths instead of deficits. If you don’t consider neurodiversity in your hiring, you could be missing out on good employees. To embrace neurodiversity, consider using behavior-based assessments in recruiting, instead of traditional self-report measures. These can help measure for attributes such as altruism, innovative thinking, and sociability. For your neurodivergent employees, look at ways to make the work environment more comfortable for them. This may mean more natural lighting, allowing the use of noise-canceling headphones, and equipment that has clear operating instructions. Read the full article.