“I’m experiencing severe burnout, trying to find a way to change out of a career that doesn’t make me happy in the least. Working has become almost impossible. I’m in technology and feel the pressure to stay because it pays well, and the skills I have honed for many years are focused in this field. I love the idea of working for myself, but I don’t even know how to transition into that, when I’m so tired at the end of my workday. I also can’t just quit and move back to my parents. I don’t have that kind of support. I’m wondering if you could talk about that in future videos or blog posts: navigating careers as an Autistic adult, transitioning into a healthier work environment and starting in a new field. I know there are no easy or straightforward answers to these questions, but at this point, anything helps.” Continue reading Choosing & Changing Careers when You are NeuroDivergent – an Autistic Perspective
One of the things that I share with organizational leaders, and members of different companies I work with, is the fact that NeuroDivergent pace, often can look different than NeuroTypical pace, and NeuroDivergent workers can have, what I like to call “variable energy reserves” and may need to adjust our schedules accordingly. Continue reading NeuroDiversity in the Workplace – Asking Autistic & NeuroDivergent People to Keep a NeuroTypical Pace
Hey everybody, NeuroRebel here, and today we’re talking about sensory protective gear. Continue reading Autistic Sensory Protection – Gear for Sensory Processing Differences
Part of my autistic experience is being addicted to knowledge. If I’m interested in something, it is all I think about. My brain is sometimes impossible to turn off. When harnessed correctly, this attribute is what managers often like most about me. When I was a young adult, managing fast food was what I wanted to do more than anything else. I was hungry for all the training I could get. Continue reading An Autistic Entering the Workforce (Book Preview)
I want to say that this might not be right for everyone. There are just some situations where unfortunately, for one reason or another, it just may not be safe for someone to be openly autistic because there are still plenty of stigma and misinformation out there. But those of us who are able to be openly autistic, it’s important because we do need to correct that misinformation. And just by existing and being honest and open with the world, we have the opportunity to do that. Continue reading Interviewing Myself – Disclosing Autism During a Job Interview
Please watch this video and consider how many of these sensory accommodations will benefit MOST of your employees, not JUST your employees with sensory issues. Creating a more comfortable workforce is beneficial to your entire team. Continue reading 5 Ways Employers Can Have a Sensory Friendly Office
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Business Smart, Business Casual, Business Professional – what does it all mean?
I’m throwing all these terms out the window in this week’s video.
How do YOU deal with office dress codes? Continue reading Work Tips – Navigating Office Dress Codes
This week’s video is requested content! I’ve had a LOT of requests to do a video with work advice. This is the first Work Tips video. More to come. Continue reading Work Tips: Stay Busy
I’ve had run-ins with quite a few bullies over the years. Now, as I am getting older and wiser, I’ve learned to avoid bullies. How do I do this, by not allowing them into my life. (This was much harder to do in school.) Continue reading Let’s Talk About Bullies