He wants to work to buy his wines.
If you have ever had to go out looking for a job; Surely you know how frustrating it is to be rejected from one and another and another. And you are also familiar with the whole process that starts with resume writing. This must be impeccable to try to convince the person that you are the best candidate; however, often the first thing recruiters look at is age. And if it is difficult for a young person, imagine for an elderly person.
However, this was not an impediment to Mary Cardoso, a 101-year-old woman who ventured to ask for a job. Yes, although it seems unlikely, the old lady wanted to return to the labor market because she no longer wanted to be a burden for her family and felt the desire to buy her own things for herself; especially bottles of wine.
So he convinced his family to help him write his job application. The woman, who was born on November 3, 1919, began to work from the age of 9, which is why he had to abandon his studies at such an early age. Ella María does not know how to read or write, and her work throughout her life was rural, so she could not access a pension; but her desire to be independent and earn her own money was greater.
A large part of Cardoso’s family works in a meat processing company in promise, a town of Sao Paulo, Brazil. So the old lady decided to try her luck there.
According to the medium ClarionMaria asked her great-granddaughter Pamela Cristina Matias Gomes to turn in her resume at the meat company where she worked. The old lady was proud and hopeful of getting the job; however, what happened next no one expected.
The young woman sent her great-grandmother’s resume through WhatsApp And luckily, it didn’t go unnoticed. Juliana Araujo, head of human resources noticed the curious request and decided to share it on her Facebook account. The story quickly went viral and in the blink of an eye, Cardoso was already a celebrity in the region.
«Doña María, 101 years old, is an empowered woman who asked her great-granddaughter to give me a resume because she wants to work so as not to depend on anyone to buy her wines. A lesson in courage, strength and independence for all of us!” the executive wrote.
And you are probably wondering if the woman got the job… The answer is no.
Unfortunately for her, she didn’t get her dream job. And although she wants to be financially independent, it is not the most appropriate thing to put a woman who is more than a century old to work. However, this story does have a happy ending.
Since the old lady touched the hearts of many people, a wine company contacted her to offer her a lifetime endowment of bottles of wine. Now, every month, the woman receives the respective liquor from her and she no longer has to worry about getting the money to buy her little bottles.
According to relatives, there are several companies that contacted them to offer a similar deal. But not everything ends there since one of the many companies finally offered him a job. Now María is a kind of influencer who uses her social networks to talk about wines; she is a taster of said brand.