These Job Applicants Were Told They'd Be Paid Nothing If They Were Hired — Then They Found Out Why

Aaron Taube

A company called Rethom Inc. posted an online job listing for a director of operations position that on its surface may have seemed like a cushy gig.

But the 24 people who applied for the job shortly found out it was anything but easy.

In video-chat interviews, which the company has since posted online, applicants were told by a hiring manager that the job would require them to stand all the time and work a minimum of 135 hours per week.

Oh, and to be qualified, they would need to have a background in finance, medicine, and culinary arts.

But the hiring manager persisted, explaining that billions of people currently hold the position.

That's because the applicants were unwittingly applying for the job of "mother."

Here's the complete video, made by advertising agency Mullen:

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