Target workers reunite with teen job seeker


RALEIGH, NC.- Last week, we brought you the story of Yasir Moore. He’s the North Carolina teen whose picture went viral after a shopper caught Target employees helping him put on a tie for a job interview.

This week, Moore went back to Target to meet and thank the team in red who helped him get ready for his interview.

They barely know each other, yet they feel like old friends.

Moore got the chance to thank the Target team that helped him get ready for his first ever job interview. He says he found out about the viral picture at school.

“After I heard it went viral, I was in shock. I was amazed. It’s one of the best things that ever happened to me,” said Moore.

He understand why people like it.

“It’s a good story, usually in the world today you don’t see a lot of good things that happen,” said Moore.

But that day in Target, those strangers showed kindness.

“They could have just sold my son a tie,” said Moore’s mother Najirah Parrish. “But they took the time, helped him tie the tie and talked to him. They treated my son with dignity, respect.”

They also gave him real world advice to help him get a job.

“I did step-by-step what he told me,” said Moore.

The nervous teen that walked into Target looking for a clip on tie, left ready to meet the boss at Chick-fil-A.

“When he told me all this advice, I got my confidence back and so when I went there, I was calm, cool, and collected,” said Moore.

The folks at Target say they do this kind of thing every day. It’s just that this time, someone got a picture of it.

“You usually see friends or family help you do that kind of stuff, not just strangers you’ve never met before,” Moore.

Moore went back for a second interview Saturday, and he did so well they will call him Friday for the next step in the interview process.

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