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Topic: Job Hunting

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 Lipsum.com 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

'Grab Some Goodby' Touts Talent From Agency's Recent Layoffs Grassroots effort to get staffers hired elsewhere

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners endured painful layoffs in recent weeks, letting at least 100 people go after losing Sprint and parting ways with Hewlett-Packard. Now, a former Goodby employee who…

February 15, 2012, 10:33 AM EST

Twitter Releases Intentionally Horrible Help-Wanted Video Looks like they really do need some talent

Only a complete twit would refuse to favorite this Twitter recruitment video, which has notched more than 400,000 YouTube views since its launch on Friday. The clip skewers the frequently…

January 30, 2012, 8:17 AM EST

'Jobless Paddy' Spends Life Savings on Billboard Plea in Dublin

Will the luck of the Irish favor a 26-year-old unemployed marketing grad who's branded himself "Jobless Paddy" and reward him with a proverbial pot o' gold? Or with gainful employment,…

June 3, 2011, 12:55 PM EDT

Writer Wanted: Must Know Every Famous Ad Tagline

British agency Propaganda is looking for an advertising writer. So, they placed a help wanted ad whose copy is full of well-known advertising taglines. How many can you spot? Many…

April 19, 2011, 2:44 PM EDT

Journalism job ad seeks only sickest sickos

"If you're the type of sicko who likes holing up in a tiny, closed office with reporters of questionable hygiene to build databases from scratch by hand-entering thousands of pages…

March 25, 2011, 12:40 PM EDT

Beat your boss to that awesome AOL career

"Come work for AOL before your boss does." That's the company's pitch to prospective employees on this Silicon Valley billboard. One-upping your boss would be fun, but the bad part…

January 3, 2011, 9:00 AM EST

Domino's is hiring, offering $31,000 an hour

Its pizza might or might not suck, but at least Domino's pays its employees well. Make that, one employee. In Japan. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the chain's arrival…

November 4, 2010, 12:35 PM EDT

This is the freakiest job ad you'll read today

Job hunters, stop your search. We've found the best help-wanted ad in America, with the caveat that it's just a little bit creepy as hell. The job is "Jackson…

August 18, 2010, 12:49 PM EDT

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