A 43-year-old woman working as a caregiver for the elderly was insulted by an employee of a nursing home in the Brazilian municipality of Sorocaba, in São Paulo, due to Portuguese errors in the letters she sent to the institution. The story spread widely, generated a wave of solidarity, and the woman received several job offers.
The case occurred on Thursday. In letters that were made public, the woman began making herself available to work in that house, sending her resume, but the responses that followed were not friendly.
“I forgot a small detail. Next time, ask in advance if the company needs this kind of service. It’s just advice, before sending everything if we don’t ask for it,” the minister wrote, calling on the caregiver to make it clear she got that number and apologise.
The employee continued on a less positive tone and began to correct the Portuguese that the woman had written. “No agent, we,” he wrote. In addition, it is suggested that the caregiver take a Portuguese language course.
“It would be good for you to take a Portuguese language course. This must be the reason why you did not get a job.
The story went viral on social media and the woman, identified as Christian Barros, received several job offers. According to G1, opportunities arose not only in Sao Paulo, but also in Rio de Janeiro. In addition to job offers, many people have also volunteered to help her create a new resume and give tips for future interviews.
“God knows everything. He’s great and knows what he’s doing. I feel like I’ve been chosen by him and he’s using people around me to show me that there is still good in the world. I’m so happy and so grateful. I’m still analyzing the proposals. I accepted to help rework the curriculum. scholastic.”
“I felt really bad. It’s so sad to think that there are people like that, especially working with old people. I was upset because I’m not an evil person. I took the course, looking for a job and fighting for it. I made a mistake, some of them were the moderator and I couldn’t.” It was inadvertently done,” he added, explaining that he decided to send the resume because he knew, through a friend, that they were looking for new workers.
G1 called him, and the house said he was not aware of what had happened and expressed regret for the employee’s behavior.
“We will continue internal investigations, and if any service provider carries out the behavior on behalf of the company, we will take the necessary corrective actions,” they said.
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