Careers and ADHD

Jay Carter: When Employers Invest in ADHD Employees

By Judy Brenis, ADHD coach, AAC Jay Carter’s resume reads like a Who’s Who in Business, but it wasn’t always like that. His psychologist once said, “Jay Carter has taken a rather circuitous route to his present success.” “That couldn’t be truer, says Carter, who has ADHD and has worked at a Fortune 100 company […]

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Value of Strengths in the Workplace

Success in the Workplace for ADHDers

By Linda Walker According to recent studies, adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) are almost eight times more likely to report occupational impairment than non-ADHDers.  In his book, ADHD in Adults: What the Science Says, Russell Barkley says: “Adults who grew up with ADHD are likely to have a lower socioeconomic status than their brothers […]

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Finding the right job for you

Finding the Right Job for You

If you have ADHD, or you work with people who do, you may have asked yourself, “Since I have ADHD, what type of work should I do?” To help answer that question, here’s a chapter excerpt from Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russell A. Barkley with Christine M. Benton. Copyright © 2010. Reprinted with […]

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With ADHD Choosing the Right Careers Makes a Difference

With ADHD, Choosing the Right Career Makes a Difference

By Victoria Roche, MSW, PCC How do people decide what job or career is best for them? The process of career exploration for an adult with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a complex process that takes time. It demands a good amount of self-exploration, commitment to the process and being open to options you […]

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