Glastonbury based computer programmer Ian Brooks has been unemployed for several years due to his disability. In February, his story went viral on social media after he claimed a company cancelled his job interview upon learning he used a guide dog due to his disability.
However, a London-based technology firm, Conspexit – who develop apps for blind and partially-sighted people, saw his story online and have now offered him a job.
Mr Brooks said:
“It still doesn’t feel real. I’d just like to thank everyone out there who has been on my side.”
Mr Brooks will start his new job at the beginning of July, and will be working remotely from home.
Join Over 40,000 Recruiters. Get our latest articles weekly, all FREE – SEND ME ARTICLES
Recruiters love this COMPLETE set of Accredited Recruitment & HR Training – View Training Brochure