Tech Break

Sep 6th 2016

Tech Break 3023

Why Microsoft Recruits Autistic Coders

A unique new hiring process that aligns with the company's broader goals.
Category: TWiT Bits

Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Vauhini Vara, a writer for Fast Company, The New Yorker, The Atlantic and others. Vara writes about Microsoft's strategy - that hiring more autistic employees is better for business. They discuss neurodiversity, autism spectrum disorder, and why Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (and two Microsoft employees) created a unique new hiring process that aligns with the company's broader goals.

Full episode can be seen at twit.tv/tnt/1592

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