12 Hilariously Bad Job Postings That Actually Ran
These actual classified ads are proof that some companies just aren’t worth working for.
Must be gifted beyond your years
“Waitress wanted. Must be 18 years old with 20 years’ experience.” —top5.com
Check out some of the words that spell check won’t catch.
Must go with the flow
“Wanted, SCUBA diving instructor: no experience necessary.” —Twitter
Those who can’t do truly do teach, as far as one of these particular help wanted ads is concerned.
Must love grammar
“EDITORS WATNED.” —Submitted by Vivian LeHoullier, Alexander, Arkansas
Looks like editors are needed for these help wanted ads, too!
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Must not ask questions
“Recruitment co-ordinator: You will assist in the day to day ruining of the team.” —Twitter
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Must be driven (to rage)
“Cab drivers wanted. Must have good driving & criminal record.” —uselesshumor.com
We know what they meant, of course, but this specific wording might still attract some lawless individuals.
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Must show hunger for results
“Job offer: To cook people with or without experience.” —Submitted by J. M.
This is one of those help wanted ads that might attract some… unsavoury characters.
Must not be too shellfish
“Piano player wanted. Must have knowledge of opening clams.” —kulfoto.com
Well, that’s a very… specific pair of talents.
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Must be willing to sabotage
“Wanted: A counseling psychologist to coordinate mental health prevention initiatives.” —Submitted by Alice Williams, Berrien Center, Michigan
Sure you don’t mean mental illness prevention? Or mental health promotion? Well, if you’re sure…
Must change own diapers
“Our Lady of Fatima preschool is in need of a PT 2-yr.old teacher.” —Submitted by Patricia Simpson, Winston, Montana
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Must be willing to turn a blind eye
“Wanted, ‘Insurance commercial executive: Strong communication skilss.” —Twitter
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Must commute to Grayskull
“Now hiring cashier. Cannot look like Skeletor from He-Man.” —uselesshumor.com
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