Talent | Boss slams 'depressed snowflakes' in savage job ad

Boss slams 'depressed snowflakes' in savage job ad

A boss has posted a savage job advert warning ‘depressed snowflakes’, phone addicts and women with 'psycho boyfriends' not to bother applying – Daily Mail reported.

Gerald O’Shaughnessy, who heads an online advertising company, was looking to expand his social media marketing workforce but became frustrated finding inadequate talent. He posted a video advert online which quickly went viral.

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Comments (1)

  • Anna
    Anna
    Thu, 4 Jul 2019 2:13pm BST
    Personally I think it's not brutal enough. Too many people act as if the world owes them something and they are doing the company a favour by being there.. It's not an age thing though - I see it across all ages and types of people. Too many people want free stuff, bean bags and team away days and don't do any actual *work*. It's all very well being sensitive to people who suffer from mental health issues - but it depends what they are and how serious they are - it shouldn't be something an employer worries about in order to fulfil some kind of sensitivity quota or because you want to be seen as 'inclusive'. I've had to cover, often at short notice, far too many people with 'issues' to have much sympathy I'm afraid, including the people this guy refers to - the ones who go out partying and then 'can't handle' Monday mornings - but still expect to get paid. I've also had to cover working parents too when they run off at a moment's notice because DS or DD has a cough. Nobody gives any concessions for single, childless people, people with normal mental health, who turn up and do what they're paid to do, and who are shouldering the burden for a lot of these people, not getting any tax credits or benefits, and not being thanked for being the ones who take up the slack for all the no-shows on Monday mornings. Sorry if people think it's brutal but sugar coating reality is doing them a disservice in my opinion.