Monster’s New Ad Is a Gut Punch for Anyone Who’s Spent Countless Hours on a Resume

Brand reunites with MullenLowe

A person works on a laptop at a kitchen table.
The perfect resume … will be glanced at. Monster

Almost everyone has had to deal with the often-deflating process of applying for a job. You write cover letters that aren’t read, you change resumes that aren’t noticed and you are considered lucky even to receive a canned “No” in response. Job site Monster confronts that painful process in their new ads.

Mitch Reames is a freelance writer based in southern Oregon. A 2017 graduate of the University of Oregon school of journalism and communications, Reames covers a wide range of industry topics including creativity, agencies, brands, esports and more.