Someone You Know Is Neurodivergent

Someone You Know Is Neurodivergent

Neurodiversity is a big word that describes a simple truth.  Not all human brains function the same way.  Embracing this truth offers insurance leaders an opportunity to gain competitive advantage in a tight labor market.

1. 400,000 insurance professionals are expected to retire in the next 3 years

2. The insurance industry struggles to attract millenials and now Gen Z

🙋‍♀️ Who is Neurodivergent?

Neurodivergent refers to a collection of conditions that make the brain function differently:   Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, PTSD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Tourettes, and other conditions that impact brain function.

There are a lot of different types of neurodivergence and neurodivergent job seekers. Veterans, young adults, career changers, people who have done well in school, and people who have struggled in school all make up a group that suffers 80% under and unemployment.

🙋‍♀️Why 80% Under and Unemployement?

A number of factors contribute but these are the top 3 in insurance

1.  Neurodivergent Struggle with Networking

2.  Nerurodivergent Struggle with Interviews

3.  Lack of Awareness Among Leaders

🙋‍♀️What should Leaders Do?

1.  Clearly state your firms commitment to neurodiversity

2.  Create a vehicle for sharing experiences of neurodivergent staff

3. Support and foster industry mentorship programs

4. Train managers on basics of neurodiversity

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