24 Sep '14, 6am

Start-up job advert tries to be quirky, ends up taking a piss on civil servants, lawyers & socially-awkward pple:

Start-up job advert tries to be quirky, ends up taking a piss on civil servants, lawyers & socially-awkward pple:

You are a shallow social climber whose dream is to work for Goldman Sachs because it “looks good on your CV”. You went to an Ivy League university because it would “look good on your CV”. But you couldn’t get into Goldman Sachs (or Citibank, or HSBC) because you actually have no passion for finance, just like how you want to buy that Louis Vuitton bag (because it will “look good on your social CV”) despite having no passion for design and craftsmanship. Guess what? If you were rejected by Goldman Sachs, you will be rejected by us too. For exactly the same reasons. Advice: try applying for a government job. You are afraid of failing because failing bruises your delicate and fragile ego. When you do fail, you take steps to cover up your mistakes, and try to push blame onto others. You would rather be passive and remain a passenger, because passengers don’t get blamed when th...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2014/09/start-up-job-advertisement-t...

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