10 Crazy Yet Amazing Thing People Have Done to Get the Job

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To get a good job you should not only be a great specialist you also have to stand out. There are dozens of people who want the same exact job so why should they take you and not some of them? These people apparently thought about this question and did THIS.

Nexter.org collected 10 amazing things people have done to land the job of their dreams.

Job ad

Source: Alec Brownstein/YouTube

This one is hilarious. To get the attention of top ad executives Alec Brownstein bought a Google ad that would show Alec’s job application as the first search item whenever they searched their own names. And it worked, Alec was hired.

 

Face tattoo

Source: Rudolph Troncone/Vimeo

Rudolph Tronconewanted to get an internship at R/GA so bad, he got it tattooed on his face. And he actually got it!

 

Interactive video résumé

Source: Graeme Anthony/YouTube

Graeme Anthony, a PR, and social media consultant made an interactive video résumé which not only showed his experience but also proved he had the necessary skills.

 

Rock, paper, scissors

Source: Business Insider/Matt Johnston

“Why should we hire you” can be a tough question. But this woman made it much easier, she just suggested to play a game of rock, paper, scissors to determine whether or not she should be hired. Everybody was impressed by this humorous idea and decided to give her a job regardless of the game results.

 

LEGO résumé

Source: Flickr/Sonny Abesamis

Lisa Bowman built her résumé out of LEGO showing that she can actually do everything she wrote in her CV.

 

Employ Adam’ campaign

Source: Adam Pacitti/Employ Adam

Adam Pacitti sent out 250 résumés with no result and then bought a billboard and a website, that got him 60 interviews!

 

Axl Rose wig

Source: Getty

One man wore his professional clothes and a long orange wig to a job interview that made him look like Axl Rose. During the interview, he took it off, saying that he felt silly it in. The interviewer liked his sense of humor and offered him the job.

 

A blizzard

One student wanted to make a good impression and hand-deliver a résumé, so she walked two miles through a blizzard.

 

Another billboard

Source: guardian

In 2011, Féilim Mac An Iomaire put up a billboard that said, “Save me from emigration.” And thanks to it, he was able to find work and stay in Dublin.

 

Christmas lights

A woman named Liz Hickok spelled out, “My wish, HR job, Liz Hickok, LinkedIn” with Chrismas lights.

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To get a good job you should not only be a great specialist you also have to stand out. There are dozens of people who want the same exact job so why should they take you and not some of them? These people apparently thought about this question and did THIS. Nexter.org collected 10 amazing things people have done to land the job of their dreams.
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