10 Weirdest “One Weird Trick” Ads: Six Real Reasons Why You Did Not Get the Job
Instead of weird they turned it around and went with real — another attention getter. This one preys on the fact that a lot of people are currently job hunting, a lot of these job seekers have been in the market for years and many of them are suspicious of the reasons they’re given for being repeatedly passed over — like there’s a conspiracy at play.
The ad even goes so far as to suggest that potential employers are rhyming off fake reasons to avoid being sued by candidates they should have hired.
The reasons themselves play even further on already-fragile egos: “you’re much too attractive” or “we hired the Vice-President’s Brother-in-Law instead.” Right.
But it got you to click, and might just convince you to sign up with a job placement service.