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Is it inappropriate to be chatted up by a member of staff that's supposed to be looking after you before your interview?

So I went to an interview, this guy is an administrative member of staff I think he runs the social media for the place anyways his role that day was to look after the group, make sure we were organised and and oversee that it all went well. Due to there c*ck up I was late. He kindly tried to bring me up to speed of the presentation I missed.

He introduced himself to me in a rather friendly way but very quickly started commenting on my style and generally flirting. Stating he wanted to capture my look and that he is a portrait artist that I have an amazing silhouette (cringe, he was cute but umm WTF!) He just kept coming back asking me about my application and if I was prepared then helped me by getting a internal magazine to read. And a cup of tea. My mum was in the cafeteria so I introduced them, as a sort of 'back off' thing.
But he was very attentive saying my name about a million times to the other members of staff to remember not to forget that I hadn't been shown around.
He later couldn't help but give me his instagram and of course his "work" one. Because apparently "whilst he was travelling he basically got to stay in rooms for a free by exchanging things, so we can exchange portraits for prints or whatever I need!"... ick!
SweetDreamsRubi · 26-30, F
[c=#800055] jeez how uncomfortable..
Peppa · 31-35, F
[@35501,StrawberryBlossom] I'm not sure if that was his way of trying to rectify the mess up they made. But either way it was even more awkward when he was giving me his instagram in front of the other candidates. Two of the girls just kept looking over.
SweetDreamsRubi · 26-30, F
[@305137,Justlilyg] [c=#800055]the whole thing sounded awkward! He should've stopped if he saw you not responding. [/c]
Peppa · 31-35, F
[@35501,StrawberryBlossom] I perked up when he mentioned getting tea because his stomach growled, we both mentioned not having breakfast. But when he said "we should exchange Instagram's, that way we can exchange portraits for prints and stuff, whatever you need really. I was like really?! You write yours... 😕😓😦
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english · 56-60, M
wow shades of desperate not that you are nt worth flirting with , but theres time and place . 😇
Peppa · 31-35, F
[@644861,english] it's funny,I told a friend and he's insisting I go for it... even if I fancied him, how many others has he used that on, and I don't like being beholden to anyone especially when it comes to my career.
english · 56-60, M
[@305137,Justlilyg] not the best way to start a job, but good luck .
Peppa · 31-35, F
[@644861,english] exactly, I think he was just over compensating for their massive cock up- Sending me to the wrong venue.
Tried to smooth things over but used the old flattery trick, luckily I'm not so easily won over.

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