Thursday, January 21, 2010

With Job Applications, Spelling Matters

It also matters with job postings. Would you work for this person?

On Craigslist:
Trying to find the unusuall type. No Experiance. Jus people with something
Something diffrent. A look, a limp, crippled, a speech oddity, a weird voice
anything diffrent. maling a fun Low budget DVD.
I will pay you ten dollars per hour for your time.
Please send contact info pix to find@tvstar.com

9 comments:

andygirl said...

It's not just the spelling and grammar that are frightening about that ad!

Peg said...

I thought freak shows paid better than that.

Barry Leiba said...

«Would you work for this person?»

The only thing I need to know to say "no" to that is the email address.

Martha Brockenbrough said...

I know I'm holding out for a higher-paying freak show.

Nathan said...

It is a scary ad for far too many reasons, but do you really mean to label as freaks people with speech or other physical impairments?

玩美的 said...

如此活躍的文字, 妳好棒哦! ....................................................

Stan said...

Gud greef! Mebbe they shud higher a prufreeder?

Martha Brockenbrough said...

An excellent point, Nathan!

miramaz said...

Oh my...Jus people with something Something different. A look, a limp, crippled, a speech oddity, a weird voice...
Who is this person that wrote this? And why are they the ones doing the hiring? Scary, really scary...