Talent Recruiter Offers Devoted Dad a Job After Realising He Spent 15 Years Caring for His Kids

Talent Recruiter Offers Devoted Dad a Job After Realising He Spent 15 Years Caring for His Kids

  • A talent acquisition specialist shared the story of a recent interview she conducted and the hiring process that followed
  • According to Koyu Wenty, the man they interviewed spent 15 years taking care of his family and didn't have a paying job
  • She revealed that the unnamed individual's story left the entire hiring team in tears and they offered him a job in less than 10 minutes

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Koyu Wenty from Southwest Airlines shared a heartwarming post on LinkedIn about a person she recently interviewed. According to Wenty, the man has not worked since 2007. She revealed that his unpaid and unofficial job titles at that time were quite intense.

The man is a dad, caretaker, driver, chef and virtual teacher. Koyu shared that the unnamed individual decided to choose his family over a career. Within 10 minutes from the commencement of the interview, they offered him a job.

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Wenty shared that the team of people interviewing him were in tears and wanted him to join their company. She concluded her post with:

"Know your heart so you can see it in others."
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This talent acquisition specialist and the rest of her team offered a devoted dad a job in less than 10 minutes. Image: Konyu Wenty / LinkedIn and Konyu Wenty / Faceboook
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The post on the employment-oriented online service gained over 30 000 reactions from other users who were truly inspired by the post.

LinkedIn users are inspired the man's selfless act of being there for his family

Anjul Arora said:

"This is truly inspiring! Way to go. However, the irony is that few of the people who have liked this post do not believe in this concept in the first place! We need more people like you."

Valarie Odle shared:

"So great to see the support for stay at home parents returning to the "paying" workforce. It is definitely a struggle I have been dealing with trying to get back in after years at home. Congrats to your new hire!"

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Muhammad Shahzad simply wrote:

"Really nice."

L. Fernand B. added:

"Good job mam!! Empathy is the real value and you got it!!"

Local farmer and businessman feels grateful to have given 15 people jobs

In other inspiring news about hiring those in need, Briefly News previously reported that being able to start your own business is an incredible achievement, but being able to give people jobs, now is a blessing.

Social media user @BenicaTheFarmer is a local farmer and businessman who had been able to permanently employ 15 people through his businesses. Being able to give people jobs, knowing that their families will be fed, is the highlight of this man’s success.

“At my age I'm a father, running a progressive company and a farm which has employed at least 15 permanent employees. I'm grateful. #YoungandHappy."

Source: Briefly News

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