I’ve seen and heard of many creative ways to undertake job search, but the other day I saw something I’d never seen before. Someone had created a small brochure out of their resume and was sticking it under the windshield wipers of an office building parking lot. I’ve certainly seen car papering — for car detailing, local pizza joints, contractors (while I was in Home Depot), and other “car relevant” locations. But I’d never seen someone using the locale of an office building combined with a personal resume brochure. So highly creative. Will it get that person a job? I don’t know. But the headline was “Detail-oriented”, and I thought that a hiring manager might take a second look at someone who went to the trouble to get their word out.
I’d love to hear of other innovative ways for getting your resume noticed in this new economy.