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    A Company Put A Picture Of A Woman Bending Over In A Secretary Job Ad And People Are Mad

    "Ready to assume the position?"

    A British job recruitment company called ICS posted an ad on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram earlier this week looking for a secretary, and included a racy picture and caption.

    "Stockings optional!" they wrote. "Ready to Assume the position?"

    Screenshot / Via Twitter: @ICSRecruitment

    Many people who saw the ad were angered by the depiction, and took to social media to air their grievances.

    @ICSRecruitment why use sexualisation of women in the workplace through a so called job advert? Your 'company' is backwards. #Disgusting

    @ICSRecruitment This you might need to recruit yourselves a social media manager there, folks #fail

    @ICSRecruitment what a gross and utterly sexist advert! Happy to have seen it so I can make sure that I/we never do business with you.

    @Aimee_Bateman @HR_Gem @robjones_tring @kevingreenrec @ICSRecruitment I'd love to know who said 'that hits our target audience'

    @Specialee @ICSRecruitment I just can't believe that's how they would portray a professional secretarial position. It's 2015. Appalling.

    ICS responded to the backlash by saying they were referencing the movie Secretary, a 2002 erotic romance film starring Maggie Gyllenhaal.

    @KristenSousa @bencorbally @thomashaynes_ it is indeed! It's a #cult movie called #theSecretary pre cursor to #50Shades

    Lionsgate / Via joblo.com

    The company eventually removed the ad from social media.

    ICS did not return BuzzFeed News' request for comment.

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