UK Store Promises Free Designer Suit Rental for Job Interviews

UK Store Promises Free Designer Suit Rental for Job Interviews

- A store in the UK has created much social media conversation around their brand strategy of helping job applicants

- According to an ad sighted by a Twitter user @coleenmens, they are asking people who need a suit for an interview to come and rent one

- The gesture received mixed reactions from people on the bird app as people expressed all sorts of opinions

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A photo of a UK store has gone viral after a tweep with Twitter handle @coleenmensa said the shop is offering suit for free hire.

The offer is, however, directed at job applicants who have an interview to attend and is meant to be returned within 24 hours.

Reactions as store asks people going for job interviews to come pick 'free' suits
There were some people who said suit is no more in fashion in getting a job. Photo source: @coleenmensa
Source: Twitter

@coleenmensa revealed that the free service is given at a store called H&M at Westfield in the UK. She, however, said she does not know if the same is obtainable at their different branches.

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A photo showing the suit is placed in a show glass that has "24hr free suit hire for your job interview."

See the photo below:

As of the time of writing this report, the said photo has over 122,000 likes with over 31,000 retweets. Briefly News compiled some of the reactions below:

@Kwin_coco asked:

"What about us ladies?"

@cnbcwatcher90 said:

"This is a great idea, but aren't most job interviews being done remotely now because of Covid?"

@MrTrikk said:

"Surely it's time to get rid of the suits at interviews thing."

@mjj122 said:

"This is genuinely nice of them, but the ideas of “in person job interviews” and “suits in job interviews” seem weirdly old fashioned, now."

@lisalondon_ said:

"This is amazing! Long overdue but there should be something like this in place always."

@Kumkani_Kalipa said:

"Good looking is not longer an interview requirement. You have to sell yourself nowadays."

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@TysMimi1 said:

"Such a simple gesture of such great magnitude."

In other inspirational Briefly News reports, a lady, Aderonke Rene Ahmed, has in the past few days been touching lives during this present Ramadan season. For the 12 days, the lady kept posting photos of food she prepared and donated to people while calling for more volunteers to give towards the cause.

On day 12, Rene was able to serve 268 people jollof rice with two big pieces of meat and chilled bottled water. She prayed that everyone who donated towards the programme will not lack, appreciating those who made sure people do not go hungry during the fasting season.

"Day 12. Alhamdulillah!!! We packed for 268 people. Thank you so much for your donations. You guys are amazing! You will never ever lack. Amin. To support pls donate to gtbank 0139415899 Aderonke rene Ahmed. Thank you."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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