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How Wells Fargo Is Supporting Neurodiverse And Disabled Populations

It’s important for workplaces to embrace neurodiverse and disabled individuals. By definition, Harvard Health Publishing refers to the term neurodiverse as “‘the diversity of all people,’ but it is often used in the context of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), as well as other neurological or developmental conditions such as ADHD or learning disabilities.” National Institutes of Health (NIH) data estimates that 15% to 20% of the population worldwide is neurodiverse. Some individuals who are classified as neurodiverse experience stigmas while in the workplace. A 2024 study released by shows 59% of respondents believe their condition would negatively impact them in the workplace, and 49% are unsure of the necessary internal communications to pursue for workplace accommodations. To create an accepting atmosphere, there are protocols that should be put in place. Wells Fargo Systems Operations Associate Danielle Washington, who has maintained her role since September 2023...

May 29, 2024

17 Unique Interview Questions To Ask An Employer

Interviewers evaluate candidates for a job based on much more than just an answer to a question. Aside from experience and qualifications, they usually seek someone with good communication skills, professionalism, respect, interest in the position, and more. This means that showing interest in the conversation with the interviewer or being engaged in the information they give is important. A good way to display this is by asking unique interview questions. Before delving into the questions , remember that it’s probably for the best if you don’t overthink the interview process. Although staying calm may be hard , it is still necessary. These unique interview questions will help you make a better impression , but even beyond impressing an employer, questions like these help a candidate gain valuable insight into the company culture, expectations, opportunities and more. Unique Interview Questions To Ask an Employer 1. “What’s a recent project that has excited or challenged your team?”...

Feb 12, 2024

How To Craft A Resume With Powerful Action Words For Career Success

In today’s competitive job market , opportunities are abundant, but so is the competition. The role of a well-crafted resume cannot be overstated. Your resume is a professional snapshot of your capabilities that can propel you toward new career opportunities or relegate you to the sidelines. To enhance your chances of securing those dream career opportunities , it’s important to focus carefully on the details of your resume. Choose Impactful Action Words Your resume is more than a chronological listing of your work history. The choice of words within it can significantly impact how hiring managers perceive your achievements. Incorporating action words is not just a stylistic choice; it’s a strategic necessity to bring life to your resume. Action Word Examples: Enhanced customer service processes by implementing a real-time feedback system, resulting in a 20% increase in customer satisfaction. Implemented a customized CRM system, streamlining client interactions and reducing response...

Feb 2, 2024

Do You Want A Resume That Pops For Recruiters And Employers? — Follow These Tips

Your resume is a first impression for an employer. If you are a recent graduate or a career professional just starting out, you should aim for a resume that works to your advantage. We are aware that resume building is a skill that is not always taught in colleges and universities. To put you in better standing on the job market, we spoke with Matthew C. Meade, a financial services executive with experience working with Fortune 100 companies, about tips to ensure your resume is up to par.

Mar 22, 2023

Mentorship Vs. Sponsorship: The Difference Between The Two And Why They Both Matter

Professionals often strive to advance throughout their careers, and there are several ways that they can achieve this goal. Two of those ways are through mentorship and sponsorship. The differentiation between the two is that a mentor will enhance your skills, provide guidance on a project or task you are undertaking, or elevate your way of thinking. A sponsor will be useful to advocate on your behalf, create opportunities for you, and help promote you within an organization. Matthew C. Meade, a financial services executive with experience working with Fortune 100 companies, stopped by AfroTech to provide some insights on what to consider when seeking either route to move up the career ladder.

Mar 7, 2023