- A store in the UK has created much social media conversation around their brand strategy of helping job applicants
- According to an ad sighted by a Twitter user, @coleenmens, they are asking people who need a suit for an interview to come and get one
- The gesture received mixed reactions from people on the bird app as people expressed all sorts of opinions
A photo of a UK store has gone viral after a tweep with Twitter handle @coleenmensa said the shop is offering suit for free hire.
The offer is, however, directed at job applicants who have an interview to attend and is meant to be returned within 24 hours.
@coleenmensa revealed that the free service is given at a store called H&M at Westfield in the UK. She, however, said she does not know if the same is obtainable at their different branches.
A photo showing the suit is placed in a show glass that has "24hr free suit hire for your job interview."
See the photo below:
As of the time of writing this report, the said photo has over 122,000 likes with over 31,000 retweets. Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"What about us ladies?"
"This is a great idea, but aren't most job interviews being done remotely now because of Covid?"
"Surely it's time to get rid of the suits at interviews thing."
"This is genuinely nice of them, but the ideas of “in person job interviews” and “suits in job interviews” seem weirdly old fashioned, now."
"This is amazing! Long overdue but there should be something like this in place always."
"Good looking is not longer an interview requirement. You have to sell yourself nowadays."
"Such a simple gesture of such great magnitude."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a lady turned down an offer of a very good job because she was scared of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos state.
A Twitter user, Lola Okunrin, made it known on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, saying the job was going to be paying a salary of N190,000 every month.
When the lady applied for the job, she thought she would be working at the mainland branch of the company.