Far out Friday: HR manager receives naked selfies from job applicant
A US HR manager saw all she needed to of one promising job candidate, when he sent her two naked selfies after being offered a job at her company.
The HR manager, based in Chicago, was surprised when she received two naked selfies from the 23-year-old man that had been given an offer of employment.
The Chicago Tribune reports she reported the transgression to police, saying the ‘sexts’ had been sent to her between 11 August and 13 August this year.
Elmhurst Police Chief Michael Ruth told the paper the man had been successful in his quest to gain work at the company, before the texting incident.
"There was a conditional offer of employment made to this particular applicant," Ruth said. "He texted the HR director and sent a nude photo of himself."
Company officials realised he was the nude selfie sender when he followed up with a phone call to the company the next morning, revealing his caller ID.
"My understanding is they've rescinded the offer of employment," Ruth said.
The Chicago Tribune reports that, upon investigation, it turned out the sexting incident was actually a mistake, part of what police say is becoming a trend.
"Police contacted the offender who admitted to sending the photographs, explaining they were meant for another individual and were sent to the victim in error. Police advised the offender to cease any contact with the victim.”
Ruth told the paper police were seeing this “much more often”. "They're sharing it with someone else and the next thing you know it takes on a life of its own."