Microsoft on the forefront of hiring people with disabilities, autism
SEATTLE - People with disabilities make up 6 percent of the U.S. workforce, yet they are twice as likely as the rest of the population to be unemployed. With those statistics in mind, Microsoft has made inclusive hiring a priority. “We need diversity,” said Jessica Rafuse, a program manager on the Redmond tech giant’s accessibility team. “We need people who are diverse in abilities. Diverse in thought."