“A few years ago, I had a job interview with a well-known parenting website they didn’t warn me that there would be a sub-editing test. I was handed an article riddled with typos, a pen and twenty minutes to correct it. I knew as soon as they gave it to me that I wouldn’t get the job. I did my best, but without the help of Microsoft Office’s wiggly red line, or a dictionary, there was just no way I could spot a typo.
I kept it together long enough to get out of the interview before I burst into tears. Afterwards I couldn’t shake the feeling this was painfully unfair. I would have been good at that job. But because my mind doesn’t work like other people’s, I was never going to get the chance.”
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