Friday, August 04, 2006

What were they thinking?

A Scottish landlord wanted someone with "the guts to kick someone between the legs as we evict them and their two-year-old child onto the street."

The candidate requirement was in a job advert (as they say across the pond) on the property management firm's website.

The company said it was trying to inject some humour into the advert but a leading official on Scottish Borders Council described it as despicable. "The advert would appear to betray an utter contempt for tenants and if this is indeed a joke, it is a very sick one," she said.

Read the BBC story here. (And thanks to Marty for the link.)