The Mario Blog
10.30.2017—1am
Need a job?

When you stop to look at an ad and wonder if this is for real, or, is it part of a marketing campaign? Take a look

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is an interesting way to recruit a graphic designer, if the ad is for real.

So, is this clever posting for a wanted job? Or, is it a marketing campaign to lure people, like me, to the group’s website? If the latter, then this succeeds, as I found myself doing a bit of detective work. Read on:

I checked out www.50mmPhotography.ca and was directed to a Facebook page.

And, also this, on Flicker:

Welcome to 50mm Photography Pool. Please add your 50mm images and invite others to join. If anyone wishes to moderate please ping me on twitter www.twitter.com/flixelpix

On Linkedin:

Marketing and advertising services, based in Toronto, Canada. Are you a creative? Join our roster: info@50mmphotography.ca.

I am curious about their ad and wonder if this Canadian company really looks for a graphic designer.

Of course, nothing is ever new or fresh anymore. I remember, in the early 1960s, seeing huge billboard ads for Pan American Airways that read: Wanted Stewardesses. Must Be An Angel Stewardess Wanted. Must Want the World.

 

 

 

I am told that the campaign was both a way to recruit new “pretty stewardesses” (this kind of language would not be political correct today), and to promote the brand.

About the ad for a graphic designer, is it for real?

Any of my Canadian readers know?

 

Mario’s Speaking Engagements

 

Nov. 16-19, WAN IFRA Latin America, Buenos Aires, Argentina

April 18-19, 2018-Newscamp ,Augsburg,  Germany.

 

June 3-6, 2018The Seminar, San Antonio, Texas.

 

 

 

Our digital transformation workshops

If you would like to find out more about our workshops for digital transformation, email me: mario@garciamedia.com

I will be happy to answer your questions and provide more information. Our workshops are offered in both English and Spanish.

 

 

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