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Rejected postman lacked ‘professional walking experience’

Royal Mail yesterday denied discrimination after turning down a student for the role of holiday cover postman due to his lack of ‘professional walking experience’.

Mark Pye, studying for an MSc, was left fuming when a 19 year old working for Royal Mail’s recruitment partner told him his CV failed to demonstrated the necessary experience of ‘putting one foot in front of the other whilst holding a bag’.

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Posted: May 16th, 2013
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New craze of ‘Working’ sweeping the internet

just one paperclip away from the experience of a lifetimeStand aside ‘Planking’, move over ‘Batmanning’, there’s a new game in town. ‘Working’ is the new craze which has Facebook users flocking to upload photos of themselves engaged in the most menial, soul-destroying jobs, while wishing they’d paid more attention at school.

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Posted: Oct 4th, 2011
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Government to introduce GCSE in texting

‘Kids taking their mobiles into exam and texting each other all the answers,’

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Posted: Jul 13th, 2007
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National Curriculum to include the ‘Bleedin’ Obvious’

bleedin obvious lessonThere is concern that much of Britain’s workforce is under-educated in this area, and continues to fall for email scams, Readers Digest appeals and offers of extended warranties.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2007
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