When life throws you lemons and limes, send off a rapping letter

What’s the most innovative job application you’ve ever received? Can it beat a rapping cover letter?

Adnews reports Dallas copywriter Chase Zreet really wanted to work on the Sprite account at ad agency Wieden + Kennedy New York so put himself forward for the role using a rapping video cover letter in which he ‘spits bars’ [a younger journalist on Recruiter reliably informs us this is an actual phrase] about his obsession with Sprite and his own potential for making great ads for it.

And what’s more, Zreet’s efforts worked. He is due to start his new role in April. Bangin’! [That’s enough of the slang – Ed.]

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This week’s launches include: Encore Personnel

People 17 December 2018

Recruiter HOT 100: The HOT 10 Professional Recruiters

As the countdown continues to the publication of Recruiter’s HOT 100 list of UK’s top-performing recruitment companies, today we look at the HOT 10 Professional recruiters.

10 December 2018

Worcester Bosch seeks friendly felines who fancy starring in a TV ad

Do you have a cat that’s sitting in your house, eating all your food and doing nothing? Well, why not get them a job?

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This week’s contracts & deals include: Sopra Steria Recruitment, Technically Compatible, Yolk Recruitment, Zenjob

Contracts 19 November 2018