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    19 Job Listings And Offers That Are Anything But Professional, And They Will Infuriate You If You're A Living, Breathing Human

    Someone was only willing to offer a nanny $2 an hour (yes, $2 AN HOUR).

    1. This person, who tried recruiting people for a debt collecting agency by saying, "If you have never made $5,000–$10,000 in a month, don't bother. We want top performers and winners, losers and whiners need not apply."

    2. This person, who was looking to hire a social media intern for three months WITHOUT PAY and zero guarantees for a full-time position at the end of said internship.

    Job recruiter text message that reads: "Looking for someone who can tag along and take professional quality pictures during my work adventures"
    Job recruiter text message that reads: "It would be unpaid for 3 months as a trail to see if it works for both parties, and if business grows and we are happy with the position, then a possibility of a paid position is on the table"

    3. This person, who posted a very questionable job listing on Craigslist looking for a "very particular woman to move in with us to help out with our various family and business needs." The salary, you ask? Free rent, but only for "the right business-minded woman."

    4. This person, who posted a job listing at a startup company and requested "serious" candidates only, otherwise the startup's projects would fail and "none of us will make any money."

    Startup job listing that reads: "If you aren't ready to hit the ground running and work at a feverish pace, you'll just condemn our project to failure and none of us will make any money"

    ("This is a side project for an experienced developer. Do not quit your day job.")

    Continued start up job listing that reads: "THIS IS A SIDE PROJECT FOR AN EXPERIENCED DEVELOPER. DO NOT QUIT YOUR DAY JOB."

    5. This person, who needed a full-time nanny for two kiddos, seven days a week. They listed the salary at $400, and if you break it down, it comes out to only $2 an hour...absolute monsters!

    6. This person, who listed a graphic design "job" (aka contest) for a local coffee shop, asking local artists to create something without any kind of pay. Under "salary level," it reads: "Publication of your work (you will receive so much credit, it's not even funny — I'm a hashtag and tagging whore) and swag (this includes seeing your work before your eyes, lots of coffee, [and] a mug)."

    Graphic design job listing that reads: "Publication of your work (you will receive so much credit it's not even funny — I'm a hashtag and tagging whore) and swag (this includes seeing your work before your eyes, lots of coffee, [and] a mug)"

    7. This person, who posted a very messy job listing with a bunch of toxic bullet points, like: "1. I don't need you. 2. Read #1 again. 3. I really don't need you. 9. If anything offended you thus far, you definitely don't belong here."

    8. This person, who had a food truck restaurant and needed someone willing to work big events at minimum wage — the kicker? The sleeping arrangements would be camping anywhere and everywhere: "This is an opportunity for someone who has the skills to live off the grid, live in the bush, and still show up and work a food truck and deal with the traveling public all day and still smile."

    9. This person, who was looking for a full-time vocal coach who'd only get paid $7.50–$10 an hour, who had three years experience under their belt, and who had to dress appropriately. "Dress or skirt an inch high or below the knee, appropriate shoes — must be acceptable at first glance of appearance."

    10. This person, who's in the medical field and needed someone with a PhD who was "willing to live the ramen and instant coffee lifestyle before we raise venture capital (we promise we will have an amazing dinner after we raise our first round :D)."

    11. This person, who scammed someone into a "promising position" at Indeed and included the following message in their offer: "Your first assignment would be purchasing of commodities at any Walmart store around you and mailing them out through FedEx to foster homes — I do that every month. I will make payment arrangement for you."

    Scam job recruiter: "Your first assignment would be purchasing of commodities at any Walmart store around you and mailing them out through FedEx to the foster homes. I do that every month. I will make payment arrangement for you"

    And ended on this troubling note: "Kindly re-confirm the name you want to be on the check, your address, cell [number], and your apartment number if there is any mistake (to avoid any loss or misplacement of check payment)."

    Continued scam job recruiter: "Kindly re-confirm the name you want to be on the check, your address, cell no and your apartment number if there is any mistake to avoid any loss or misplacement of check payment"

    12. This person, who was looking for a full-time manager at a fast food company and required a never-ending list of important responsibilities at just $8.50 an HOUR.

    13. This person, who tried to write a job listing for a tech supporter in a relatable way, but instead made it suuuuuper cringeworthy. They were looking for a "Graphic Design Wizard" who was "addicted to learning" and against "TGIF [being their] M.O."

    Tech job listing: "If you are NOT addicted to learning and creatively growing every week, and if you prefer slow-paced, boring environments that dull the mind and soul, and TRGIF is your M.O., then this is definitely NOT for you"

    14. This person, who was looking for a writing editor and totally expected the applicant to 1. bring their own computer to the office and 2. work under pressure and long, long hours.

    15. This person, who was looking to fill a full-time entry-level position (which required an experienced-level candidate) at only $60 a month (you read that correctly: a MONTH).

    16. This person, who was searching for a volunteer security guard without formal training or a license and was only willing to pay them with coffee and tea.

    Security guard job listing: "Wanted — we are looking for someone to help in the shop as a volunteer security guard. Must have military background. Free tea or coffee for successful applicant"
    People responding to the security guard job listing, saying: "You are highly unlikely to find a volunteer security guard. We have to pay for our license, do regular training, and put ourselves in harm's way"

    17. This person, who tried getting away with this job listing for a volunteer at a nonprofit, when in reality, it was essentially a full-time job without pay!

    18. This person, who was hiring students in the arts for free and tried to convince them that their reward would be building their personal portfolios instead of money.

    19. And this person, who was only going to pay a front desk receptionist at an animal shelter $8.50 an hour for responsibilities that had nothing to do with being a receptionist. Some of them were: "Social media and online management, assist with counseling and processing adoptions and fosters as needed, and maintain general appearance and organization of lobby and desk areas, including but not limited to: daily garbage removal and weekly disinfecting the floors."

    Front-desk receptionist job listing: "Greet all customers with a pleasant, welcoming attitude, assist callers with donations and inquiries pertaining to special contributions"
    Front desk receptionist listing continued:  "Assist clients with Community Food Bank and log the information provided, maintain general appearance and organization of lobby area, including but not limited to: daily garbage removal and disinfecting doors"

    Have *you* come across any horrific job listings or offers in your time? If so, share with us in the comments below.