"The Salary is N400k Per Month": Drama as 5,812 People Apply for One Job Vacancy Advertised Online

"The Salary is N400k Per Month": Drama as 5,812 People Apply for One Job Vacancy Advertised Online

  • A Nigerian man who said he needed a new executive assistant was overwhelmed as 5,812 people sent in their applications
  • The man, Jesse MD, advertised the job vacancy on X, stating that the salary for the selected person would be N400,000 per month
  • Jesse MD has given an update on how he would go about selecting his executive assistant from the 5,812 who applied

At least 5,812 applications have been received for one job vacancy announced on X by a Nigerian man.

The man, Jesse MD, had said he was in search of a competent executive assistant who would be working full-time in Abuja.

A Nigerian man who advertised N400k job.
The man said the job pays N400k per month. Photo credit: X/DrJesseglee and Getty Images/Bloomberg.
Source: UGC

Jesse noted that the selected person would earn N400,000 as a monthly salary, prompting many people to apply.

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In an updated post, Jesse MD said he had devised many ways to eliminate many people from the selection process and arrived at a shortlist.

He disclosed that he had 20 people from whom he would pick the best candidate for the lucrative job.

The job vacancy attracted a lot of attention as social media users said the number of people who applied reflected the level of unemployment in the country.

See the post below:

Reactions as thousands apply for one job

@Duchessofph said:

"I didn't apply but I've gotten cue on how to better my application."

@anulaobicaleb commented:

"Omo! 5812? Na why I need dey take all my applications serious ooo. While one may think he is qualified or even overqualified, bad application can be a hindrance."

@FancyClassyBee said:

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"Ok. This is a master class in job application at no cost. Job seekers, please learn from this. Thank you."

@MariettaShifu commented:

"It’s crazy how easily you can be disqualified. In my current program, they encourage job applicants to send cvs in docx format. But such is the game of life. What is for you won’t pas you by. Good luck to the top contenders. And make sure to make your boss proud."

Empathic listening job on Fiverr

In a related story, Legit.ng reported that a lady shared an online job that can pay N88k per hour.

According to the lady, the job is called empathic listening and is available on Fiverr.

Many people who saw the job opportunity said they were good listeners and interested.

Source: Legit.ng

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