Discrimination in the workplace, are you kidding does that really still happen?
Hey, Michael Babcock and i’m your blind digital marketing partner here. I help other blind business owners bring their business on line, and I also inspire and motivate people like yourself to get off your ass and do something. Today, I want to talk to you a little bit about my history, where I came from, and how it directly relates to discrimination in the workplace.
Some of you might know that I used to be an assistive technology instructor in Alaska, however prior to me excepting the position I had applied at a company taking inbound calls for a well-known wireless provider. I had worked for this call center company about two years prior to me reapplying with them. They were taking calls for the same client both when I worked there the first time and when I applied the second time. I had gone through all of the pre hire paperwork, and was advised that as long as my drug test came back positive then I would be offered a position. They gave me a initial start date, based on positive results of a drug test. However, my future with this company was altered the night prior to me starting.
Around 8 PM the night before I was supposed to start my job with this company, I received a phone call from the site manager advising me that unfortunately due to recent changes in the software the client they took calls for used to manage their customer accounts, there was no longer accessibility support for screenreader users. I understand this, changes happen and unfortunately in the real estate world we live in today, those changes can result in an excess ability being lost. However, the way the situation was handled didn’t make sense to me, why wasn’t I allowed to work in a different position within the company that didn’t require me to interact with the software. The answer to this was that they weren’t hiring for someone else within the company, but just hiring for customer service representatives.
So, as I asked in the beginning of this podcast and blog, let me ask again! Discrimination in the workplace, does that happen? My answer to this is yes, it does, and that is one of the reasons why I’ve taught myself everything I know when it comes to marketing on the Internet. I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t know everything, however the knowledge I have acquired could help someone like yourself do some powerful things when it comes to marketing your business online. In my opinion the best thing about this though is that I don’t want to keep all of this knowledge to myself, not sharing it with others doesn’t do anyone any good! Therefore, I’d like to invite you to an exclusive club for podcast listeners and blog readers. This club hasn’t launched yet, but you can get on a waiting list today for when it does launch! Click Here to Save Your Spotfor that waiting list, no obligation to join when we do launch the club, and just for being on the waiting list I’ll be sharing with you exclusive waiting list member content that no one else will have access to. Content that’s just for your ears only.
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