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Woman Gets A Rejection Email From A Landscaping Company That Assumed She’s Too Weak – Roasts Them In Her Response
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Woman Gets A Rejection Email From A Landscaping Company That Assumed She’s Too Weak – Roasts Them In Her Response

Imagine polishing your job application only to get a disrespectful response saying you’re too weak for the position. Well, this is precisely what happened to a woman named Charlotte who applied for a job at an unnamed landscaping company.

Her brother who goes by the handle @dzzzny has shared the screenshots of the email his sister got from a company she applied for vs. the one she sent back on Twitter and they went viral immediately.

“Funnily enough, I probably have just as much experience bodybuilding as you do, which I am guessing is none,” the woman stated in her fire email referring to the rejection letter.

And while most people agree that ‘Muscle Mark’ from the company has clearly crossed the line of respect for the female applicant, skeptics are left scratching their heads over whether you really gotta be one hell of a bodybuilder to nail landscaping. So let’s dive deep into this whole situation and make sure to share your thoughts in the comments below!

Dan who goes by the handle @dzzzny has tweeted the screenshots of the rejection letter his sister received, and the response she emailed them back

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This is the letter Charlotte received after applying for a job at a landscaping company

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And that’s the fire response to ‘Muscle Mark’ who thought she’s too weak for the job

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Many people pointed out the blatant sexism which, sadly, is all too common in the job market

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While some critics were not that supportive of Charlotte

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K Witmer
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She had her resume and listed her experience so why did he need to point out it was physically hard work. Her resume and experience literally said she knows what the job entails. Hes illiterate in a sense that he can't connect the dots sexist clueless not funny condescending and a jerk.

Burs
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is always the same if you are a woman. I used to have a very physically demanding job and later on in my cover letters and CV always specified that I was used to hard work and capable of it. I was still told in every interview if 'I thought that the job wouldn't be too hard for me', or if 'I would be comfortable working with men' or absurdities like that.

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Ivana
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I got about 10 years of construction experience from working with my dad. I tried for a bit to find a construction job but gave up when it became very clear that they were never going to hire a 5 foot female. I am actually really good at construction guys. I was mostly looking into AC which is where I have the most background and you aren't handling heavy equipment, you are running flimsy tubes through tight spaces in the ceilings. But I guess they wanted 6 foot, big men to run those through tiny spaces in the ceiling instead of a 5 foot, 100lbs female who was averaging completing two houses a day because I can literally just walk around the truss with no problem so I didn't have to use a ladder and go up and down to run the duct work through.

Crazy Meerkat Lady
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Mark's email may sound polite, but I have only one question. If the application was from a man, would Mark have said the same to him? Like "Hi Kevin, thanks for your application, before we continue, I just want you to know what hard work this is and unless you do bodybuilding, I doubt you'll be able to keep up with us." I highly doubt that.

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K Witmer
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

She had her resume and listed her experience so why did he need to point out it was physically hard work. Her resume and experience literally said she knows what the job entails. Hes illiterate in a sense that he can't connect the dots sexist clueless not funny condescending and a jerk.

Burs
Community Member
1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

It is always the same if you are a woman. I used to have a very physically demanding job and later on in my cover letters and CV always specified that I was used to hard work and capable of it. I was still told in every interview if 'I thought that the job wouldn't be too hard for me', or if 'I would be comfortable working with men' or absurdities like that.

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Ivana
Community Member
1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I got about 10 years of construction experience from working with my dad. I tried for a bit to find a construction job but gave up when it became very clear that they were never going to hire a 5 foot female. I am actually really good at construction guys. I was mostly looking into AC which is where I have the most background and you aren't handling heavy equipment, you are running flimsy tubes through tight spaces in the ceilings. But I guess they wanted 6 foot, big men to run those through tiny spaces in the ceiling instead of a 5 foot, 100lbs female who was averaging completing two houses a day because I can literally just walk around the truss with no problem so I didn't have to use a ladder and go up and down to run the duct work through.

Crazy Meerkat Lady
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Mark's email may sound polite, but I have only one question. If the application was from a man, would Mark have said the same to him? Like "Hi Kevin, thanks for your application, before we continue, I just want you to know what hard work this is and unless you do bodybuilding, I doubt you'll be able to keep up with us." I highly doubt that.

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