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Most Adorable Résumé Ever? Aspiring Intern Pitches Lego Version of Herself to Agencies And she's not even a designer

Usually it's the young designers and copywriters who create awesomely creative new ways to apply for internships. This time, oddly enough, it's someone looking for a spot in account management. A…

March 26, 2014, 5:04 PM EDT

Come Work at This Ad Agency in Cleveland, Even Though It's in Cleveland Brokaw's sly recruitment ads

Are you a fan of jorts? No matter. You will be wearing them daily after you move to Cleveland and start working at Brokaw. Two weeks ago, the 54-person agency rolled…

September 19, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT

Agency Creates Greatest Ad for an Executive Assistant in the History of Executive Assistants Ready to work for Rich Silverstein?

Rich Silverstein is apparently not an easy boss to have. The notoriously demanding co-founder of Goodby, Silverstein & Partners in San Francisco is looking for a new executive assistant, as…

August 28, 2013, 1:23 PM EDT

Another Media Stunt Job Hunt With a Happy Ending How many times can this work?

Another day, another resume billboard. Earlier this year, 24-year-old Adam Pacitti landed a job in media—which he describes as an “ultra competitive, cutthroat and slightly vacuous industry"—by spending some $770…

August 7, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT

Flickr Recruits Coders With Ads Hidden in Its Website's Source Code Where else?

Lots of companies advertise their job openings to the ends of the earth, which we can't really fault in this economy. But rather than let HR weed out applicants arbitrarily,…

May 28, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT

Queen Places Help-Wanted Ad Seeking Royal Dishwasher Must have a 'flexible and willing attitude'

I never thought the Queen of England would have to suffer the indignity of placing a help-wanted ad, but apparently the chance to make £14,200 a year washing her dishes…

January 8, 2013, 9:57 AM EST

Wieden + Kennedy Seeks Help on Old Spice in Crazy, Epic Job Listing One week, 10 insane social challenges

Wieden + Kennedy's Old Spice campaign is a hallmark for epic weirdness in advertising. So, it stands to reason that you'd have to complete some kind of weird, epic quest…

October 29, 2012, 3:47 PM EDT

Interviewing at BooneOakley Will Leave You Bruised and Battered Makeup artist will help with a gory excuse

BooneOakley advertises for a senior writer in this cute clip starring creative chief David Oakley, who sympathizes with interviewees who have to make up stories to explain a day's absence…

July 6, 2012, 8:32 AM EDT

Agency Sneaks Art-Director Job Listing Into Lorem Ipsum Text Jung von Matt recruiters are no dummies

Attention, design nerds. Back in January, German ad agency Jung von Matt decided to find a new art director by spiking the "lorem ipsum" placeholder text over at with…

June 12, 2012, 1:38 PM EDT

Swedish Hospital's Ad Seeks 'Hot' Nurses for the ER Oh, you should be qualified, too

Stockholm's South General Hospital is poking fun at the stereotype of sexy Swedish nurses with an ad campaign calling for "TV-series hot" applicants for a summer position in the hospital's…

February 22, 2012, 9:59 AM EST