If You Thought Break-Ups Over Text Were Bad, Wait Until You See This Job Rejection...
This British teen had just left a job interview when she was told she didn't quite cut it. The delivery method was strange, though, and the wording was downright brutal. Find out more here!
18-year-old Megan Dixon from Leicester, UK was just walking away from a job interview with a restaurant called Miller and Carter when her phone buzzed. She probably thought it was a concerned friend or family member asking how the interview went, but the actual sender was quite a surprise.
A photo of Megan from her Instagram account
It was the restaurant, texting Megan that she hadn't gotten the job. When she asked why, Miller and Carter replied with an emoji. She shared the exchange on Twitter, taking it all in good humor, but it garnered a lot of attention on social media afterwards (and an apology).
Many announced that they would begin boycotting the restaurant in defense of Dixon.
Miller and Carter has since apologized profusely to Megan:
We can't apologise enough to Megan. It was never our intention to be disrespectful or upset her in any way. The texts were sent in error and were intended for our manager, not the candidate.
So, now, what we want to know is...
How would you respond if you received a job rejection in this manner?
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