Topic: Job Hunting

This Company's Painfully Honest Help-Wanted Ad Promises the 'Worst Job in Town'

And it does sound bad

A company is advertising "the worst job in town" on Australian job site Seek, and promises that whoever is hired as its new senior producer will work in a "poor…

Ad Student Hijacks Agency Hashtags on Instagram, Hoping for Job Interviews

Max Kurstjens wants to negotiate

File this one under creative ways to get agencies' attention. In hopes of landing an internship at an ad agency, Dutch student Max Kurstjens, who's studying in Sweden, took matters into… Hires the Cast and Crew for Its First Ad Through the Site's Own Job Listings

Mullen gets meta

How does a popular job posting site show off the breadth of its help-wanted offerings in the limited space of one commercial? For Indeed, the answer was to use its…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…