That's Toby in the photo. Well, that's what the humans call him. His dog friends named him "Thunderbutt" in honour of his ability to produce the most disgusting, stinky, vomit-inducing farts... at will. That's right—Toby Thunderbutt can fart at will: and this is his superpower!
Parents do it. Grandparents do it. The Easter Bunny, Santa, and the Tooth Fairy are all tall tales told to our kids to help them understand parts of everyday life. Sometimes though, a gullible kid is just too much fun to resist. Here are a few lies told to Scottish kids to make the lives of a busy parent a bit easier....
I applied for a call centre position for a very large bank in Glasgow with a horse for the logo. We were given our task feedback at the interview. I was pleased to find out that I got the highest grade in three out of four of the practical assessments of the applicants on the day, got positive feedback on the group exercise, and because I had experience in call-handling, managing accounts for individual customers, and company invoicing accounts, I did my individual interview part of the process very well too.This all sounds like things were going well,right?
The human swore very loudly and landed in a heap at the bottom of the stairs.
This article is a confession of my recent conduct when applying for work.The typical behaviour of many employers, recruiters and interviewers towards disabled job applicants is still discriminatory—and this treatment is what still happens EVERY DAY despite the protective equality-linked legislation in place and moral duty of care that is meant to be shown towards the disabled people in society today. The only difference is how much more sneaky the employers are at not getting prosecuted or held responsible for it.