All those tricks of formality lay to waste when creativity came to play in advertisements and job listings play a very important role for the profit of a company. Not many a time you see any job listings that toggles your sentiments before it offers jobs. Here are a few of those awesome job listings that make you want to take the job.
Take a look at these 10 awesome job listings that will make you want one.
1. Cards Against Humanity
It’s the “party game for horrible people,” way of business had been a little strange—they ‘increased’ prices on Black Friday, dug a giant hole in the middle of nowhere and even sold users real cow poop. And then that followed and advertisement that needed a CEO that could offer “real-adult leadership.” There were some specific eligibility criteria for the post which involved: willing to inherit the consequences of eight years of irresponsible spending; Experience hunting terrorist masterminds; Minimum eight years of experience as a President of the US or equivalent nation; Strongly prefer the first black editor of Harvard Law Review. Basically, it meant Mr. Barack Obama, who had just ended his term around the time.
2. Back in 2008, the world’s beloved McD ran a highly controversial ad in Sweden, which used a seemingly racist statement to grab the readers attention, “We do not hire, Turks, Greeks, Poles, Indians, Ethiopians, Vietnamese, Chinese or Peruvians.”, It said. Cleverly, the poster pointed, small print, that company hires “Individuals,” not nationalities.
3. In 2006, Malteser Worldwide Relief in Frankfurt created “one-man stretcher” guerrilla ad when they required volunteers.
4. EA Canada placed an ad in front of its competitor’s building with a text written in ASCII code which read “NOW HIRING.”
5. Now, that is an awesome and honest advertisement for content writers and people in digital marketing.
6. Monster.com ran an advertisement campaign which asked the question, “Are you stuck in the wrong job?”.Ad presented a ballerina with a gun stuck in a packet of toy soldiers. It followed more such adverts such as a ballerina in a Foosball table and a ballerina in a sumo match.
7. Lyft shared their job ad for drivers right over a San Francisco Highway. The right location ensures many eyes on the advertisement, and that means a broader talent pool. Moreover, for the plus point, the passengers would see their add too.
8. Swedish fast-fashion retailer H&M launched its first national recruiting campaign, and when it saw competition keeping up, they did this. Five weeks vacation? I will do.
9. A job finding website careerbuilder.com did advertisements on top of buses and trucks which said: “Don’t jump.” As in, asking jobless not to jump off a high building but to find a job.
10. Shuffling the facts, most wannabe actors end up working as waiters — what could be a better place to paste an advertisement.
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