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A Different reponse to a job request

Funny Scuba Instructor Job Request response, that I guess he didnt delete 🙂

Dear Sir/Madam, I have recently qualified as a PADI Open Water Scuba and Emergency First Response Instructor after completing an IDC with Sarah at Scubacat in Paton, Phuket. I am therefore currently looking for work as an OWSI/EFRI anywhere within Thailand. I have previously dived in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand and I spent 3 months in a Divemaster Internship in Coral Bay, Western Australia between during which I gained experience in crewing, guiding, selling, etc. If you require any further information, then please do not hesitate to contact me via email or on my mobile telephone. I thank you in anticipation of any assistance that you can provide.

Hi and thanks for your email.
Don’t take this the wrong way, but if you can handle a 35 year old boss who thinks she is 25, a 25 year old husband (to the boss) who is shortly going to become her ex husband, an epileptic monkey who is 2 years old and as cheeky as monkeys can get, a mad dog, a dive shop that got flooded out in winter time so now we are operating out of my bar/café, that incidentally is doing better than the dive shop, a marketing department that don’t exist, a range of customers that came to us because they saw the owner on an ITV documentary about falling in love in a foreign climate, and now god forbid they playing it on all BA long haul fights, unbeknown to them the relationship is over and…….. on the up side, a superb boat, that is in the throws of repossession (its not our boat but we sure love using it) great staff, and lots of mad mates, then yeah, we have a job for you! Cant promise you will make a fortune but have a spare room in my luxury three bedroom villa (that by the way, I didn’t buy out of company profits, because in this location there are 40 shops in competition with us and they don’t operate out of a bar) so drop me an email if this sounds like the kind of job you would like right out of your IDC and really, this is a walk in the park compared to the job I got out of my IDC, but that my friend is another story!
It really sucks trying to get a job around here, I know I have been there, I have very little to offer you, other than 7 years worth of mind bending stories, lots of Heineken And the occasional days work, but if you think you can turn it around, I am your girl!

Its been a long day, and for once in my life, when I get an email from people looking for work, I just fancied being honest!
If you don’t like this email, rather than sent it to PADI or all your mates and my potential customers, be a sport and delete it. I hope you find a great job and if you don’t, you know my email address. Take care and thanks for listening!

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