Recruiters warned to mind their language in job ads

Recruiters have been warned not to risk damaging their reputation by including swearing in job adverts they place.

The warning follows Scottish Sun reports about Amanda Fitzsimmons, owner of café Glesga Grub in Bishopbriggs, who placed an ad for part-time staff, which ended with ‘No Lazy B*stards’.

Fitzsimmons told the paper she chose this wording after the cafe had some problems with slacking workers in the past.

But Peter Wright, managing director at law firm...

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