Monday, January 15, 2018

A Millennial Job Interview

A millennial’s experience at a job interview  and depending on how you look at it, it can either be hilarious or cringe worthy or both!

I know millennials like that. And they are real. 

A screenshot of the H&M online catalog with the offensive ad. January 14, 2018. 

Last week, H&M found themselves entangled in a social media mess. They had been accused of racism. 

Their online catalog featured an advertisement of a black boy sporting a hoodie with the words "Coolest monkey in the jungle" written on it. 

The Swedish clothing giant tried to quash the criticism by apologizing and withdrawing the ad and the item from sale. But the damage was done. 

Gothenburg University marketing professor Eva Ossiansson pointed out: "In some cases, in order to create a buzz, companies like to stretch their communication and commercials beyond borders". 

But he said it is risky. 

It is much more than that. It is stupid.

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