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Every autistic person and their autistic traits are unique. The truth is, autism has no “look” or even one set of traits, strengths, or struggles. At auticon, our team members have broad and diverse interests – including as technology experts – and we are respected for it.
The auticonsult recruitment process is specifically tailored to autism spectrum profiles. It starts when the candidate sends us their application (including resume and cover letter). Subsequently, candidates are invited to self-assess their computer knowledge with a questionnaire that we send them by email.
Since many autistic people are not comfortable with the phone, we only contact candidates by this means after checking with them that it suits them and telling them when we are going to call them.
The Informal Meeting
The candidate meets with one of our job coaches on video or face-to-face, which aims to exchange information on the candidate’s professional project and on the operations of auticonsult. If the candidate’s professional skills and interests correspond to one of auticonsult’s areas of activity, he/she is invited to participate in a skills analysis day.
Our Skills Analysis is a one day event that can happen online or on site. It was developed in partnership with researchers from the Freie Universität (Berlin) and a group of autistic stakeholders. It lasts one day and aims to assess the cognitive and technical strengths that we value in our consultants. Based on the results of the skills analysis, successful candidates are invited to participate in our recruitment seminar.
The Recruitment Seminar
The Recruitment Seminar lasts 3 days and brings together a small group of 4 to 6 candidates, supervised by job coaches. It includes workshops, group exercises and individual exercises. This phase allows us not only to give tools to candidates facilitating their integration into a team in a company, but also to assess their level of adaptability to the world of work in an ordinary environment (with our clients), their strengths and possible difficulties in terms of stress management, fatigability, communication and their coaching needs.
We would love to hear from you. If you don’t have a CV or didn’t see a job opening that is right for you – you’re welcome to use the form on the right to contact us. Upload a video or MP3 file, share your story and be creative. We understand that there are non-traditional ways to apply for a job and now is your chance.
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Before joining auticonsult’s team in France, IT Consultant Laura R. worked for 15 years in many different fields, including banks, finance companies, and even a craft shop. She struggled to stay with a company for more than a year, which caused her stress and confusion. “I had issues with my colleagues and management but didn’t understand why,” she says. “Sometimes I got fired without warning or got bored and resigned because I didn’t feel challenged anymore.”
Two years ago, she was diagnosed as autistic.
Today, she works on software and data projects, applying her skills in solving problems and improving processes for clients. “What I really love in my job at auticonsult is that I finally feel safe at work,” she says, indicating that she feels less tired and can focus better on her job, without the social stresses that challenged her in previous roles. “For the first time in my career, I feel trusted and supported, and it helps a lot.”
Most of our autistic team members are hired out of 2 years of unemployment and the value that a career adds to their life is significant. Our belief is that long-term employment can improve the lives of autistic adults, creating personal autonomy, enhanced job skills, and increased personal confidence.
By asking annual survey questions of our autistic consultants, we measure how our efforts have collectively contributed to sustainable change. Evidence shows that our employees experience significant improvements in self esteem, autonomy, and the development of valuable new professional skills.