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23rd Nov 2015

Twitter reacts to this sexist job description posted on LinkedIn

They definitely need a new content writer

Paul Moore

They definitely need a new content writer.

No, your calendar isn’t wrong because we’re all still living in 2015. We wouldn’t blame you for checking though, especially after seeing this advert for the position of Online Writer and SEO Specialist with Vestra Inet, a Canadian web development company.

This job description has caused quite a stir after it was posted on LinkedIn because the company have instantly jumped to the conclusion that only women are suitable for a position as a receptionist.

As things currently stand at the time of writing, the post remains unedited despite plenty of people tweeting their feelings to the company, as seen below.

Job Descripttion

Naturally this job description has caused quite an outrage on Twitter. Here are just a few of the responses.