Job interviews are when you really want to make a good impression, but one Japanese man decided to do the complete opposite in his interview.
A man from Yokohama, Japan was arrested on Monday after he admitted that he stole a company president’s wallet during his job interview earlier this month.
A 24-year-old man named Shogo Takeda showed up for an interview at an elevator maintenance company in Seya Ward in Yokohama. However, after his interview, the company president’s wallet went missing and suspected that Takada might have stolen it
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According to the Japan Times, Takada admitted to the charges and said that he wanted to work for the company, but because he had no job, he was in need of the money.
The police believe that Takada stole the wallet when the president left the room momentarily. The president also noted that it was just him and Takada in the room before his wallet went missing. He is suspected to have stolen around ¥50,000, which is around $450.
Takada included his address and contact details when he submitted his resume during the interview but he did not attempt to contact the company to follow up on the result of his interview.
Well, it looks like there’s not a slightest bit of chance for the president to hire him now.