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Schuh told candidates to 'moo' & put bags over heads in interview

Footwear giant Schuh has been accused of running a ‘degrading and humiliating’ job interview process after candidates were told to put bags on their heads and make farmyard noises.

Dom Wright, 17, was invited for a two-hour long interview for a sales role at a Schuh store located in Sheffield’s Meadowhall shopping centre. Wright told The Sun that the unusual icebreaker was bizarre and had no relevance to the sales job he was supposedly being interviewed for.

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Comments (1)

  • anon
    Wed, 16 May 2018 12:08pm BST
    Disturbing... was this for the amusement for the hiring manager???
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