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Creative People Have the Ability to Empathize: Parasuram Ramamoorthi

June 22, 2021

People who are creative and imaginative have the ability to empathize, believes Parasuram Ramamoorthi, founder of Velvi. Ramamoorthi has been working with neurodivergent people for the past two decades. “People with autism can paint, write poetry, and perform on stage. If this isn’t imagination, then imagination has to be redefined,” he says. Speaking to Nish Parikh, Rangam CEO, in a weekly chat show on empathy and inclusion, Ramamoorthi said, “Some people attending many of my workshops started imitating me after one or two sessions. They would speak or walk like me and even make hand gestures that I do while speaking. These people can easily understand and empathize. They look behind the action and see your intention.” A playwright, poet, and drama therapist, Ramamoorthi’s first rendezvous with a person on the spectrum happened when he visited a ... View Post

Autism Is Awesome

June 18, 2021

Celebrating the uniqueness of neurodivergent individuals or those with autism is the new trend, and that’s here to stay for all the right reasons. Over the past few years, people have recognized autism as a welcome difference that doesn’t require normalization. Autism is truly a natural human brain variation and not a disease to be cured. These individuals are born with many unique characteristics that work as both rewards and challenges, as is the case with everyone else. The ... View Post

How to Screen Remote Workers

June 11, 2021

While remote work has been around for many years, it has assumed an entirely new meaning over the past 1.5 years. Recent global events, particularly the Coronavirus pandemic, have led to the rise of remote work. An increasing number of organizations that were probably not prepared to make the transition are now embracing it. This trend has opened up a new horizon in recruitment. Hiring is no longer limited to any geographical location. Talent is being recruited from all over the world, ... View Post

Five Best Disability Friendly Jobs in 2021

May 26, 2021

Transition to worklife is often a challenging process for people with autism and disabilities. The good news is there are a number of disability friendly jobs out there as companies have begun to recognize the unique strengths and perspectives that differently-abled people bring to the workplace. Not only do modern employers have a better understanding of the many obstacles that workers with different abilities face, but they are also more focused on removing barriers to full and continued ... View Post

12 Must-Know Stats About Autism And Employment

April 30, 2021

The world is changing. Let's make it a better place for everyone. Employment has always been a task for everyone. But for people with autism, it even more challenging. Most of the individuals with autism are either unemployed or underemployed. And that's hurtful.  However, with increasing awareness and acceptance, employers are tapping the right talent. Employers are considering the talent and unique abilities of candidates.  Yet, individuals with autism may have to jump more hoops ... View Post

Artificial Intelligence and Recruitment

April 22, 2021

Many organizations are struggling to strategize their recruitment for a more productive workforce. But only some organizations are turning to Artificial intelligence (AI) to strengthen their workforce.  Artificial intelligence, a computer version of the human mind, is a great way to enhance hiring and retention. AI helps recruiters streamline tasks and workflow, chiefly high-volume exercises such as candidate screening and virtual interviews.  The below infographic shows how ... View Post

5 Smart Recruiting Tips for 2021

March 22, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic hit economies hard in 2020. Complete lockdown in various countries adversely impacted sectors like retail, hospitality, aviation, real estate and automobile. The road to recovery has been difficult and long for those that barely managed to survive. However, job cuts and furloughs have led to a sudden increase in the available workforce, setting the stage for a thriving recruitment market in 2021 and beyond. Recruiting as we know it is more than just hiring people; ... View Post

Abilities to Win: With All Disabilities - Sumit Agarwal

February 03, 2021

A deep connection and empathy with the audience deliver the right brand message. - Sumit Agrawal In an interactive online session, Sumit Agrawal, Founder of PR Signal, shared his vision on abilities to win irrespective of disabilities with Nish Parikh, CEO, Rangam. During the interaction, Sumit emphasized positive surroundings with a sense of empathy. We all have a finite amount of time to create some amount of impact. Surround yourself with positive people and smile more often. “Smile is ... View Post

Disability is the ability to do things differently with innovation

January 27, 2021

Disability is the ability to do things differently with innovation, compassion, and inclusion. In an interactive online session of “Chat with Nish” on January 27th, 2021, Tinamarie Duff of Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) shared her experience and vision for disability inclusion in the workplace with Nish Parikh, Rangam CEO. Tinamarie Duff is the Global Lead of People and Business Resource Group for DAWN (Differently-Abled Workplace Network) at BMS, which holds a mission to foster ... View Post

Rebound Of Social Economy through Innovative Employment Solutions

January 21, 2021

The staffing industry would focus majorly on upskilling and reskilling talent to meet the demand of current and future jobs.In a virtual conversation with Nish Parikh, CEO and Co-Founder of Rangam, Paula Ratliff, Senior Vice President of ManpowerGroup North America, shared her observations on how innovative employment solutions are transforming the staffing industry.COVID-19 has changed the workplace and the way of working. The new normal of work is more flexible than ... View Post