An extremely pragmatic and no-nonsense hiring policy has been adopted by a West Cork store looking for summer staff.
Sam’s Gala in Dunmanway posted on Wednesday that they were looking for summer staff and invited interested parties to apply, but the store also offered a few helpful tips to prospective applicants.
Posting on their Facebook page the shop stipulated what they do not want to see.
The store said they did not want to see people “coming in, handing in their CV over the counter and running out the door like Paddy Cullen running back into the goal in 1978 to catch Mikey Sheehy’s free.’
The shop also did not want people “who cannot work on Sunday because it’s their next-door neighbour’s third cousin’s First Communion.” S
am’s Gala also didn’t want people “asking for a “job” instead of asking for work as the country is full of people with jobs who don’t do a tap of work.”
The store owners also offered this top tip regarding explaining why they want to work; “ “‘My mother doesn’t want me hanging around the house for the summer’ or ‘my Dad told me to call down’ are not the correct answers.”
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