The 20 Funniest Job Search Ads

Simply, some of the best ads ever made. College grad? Disgruntled drone? Take a look, get inspired, you the Monster.

1. 2008 Rest of the campaign below.

4. 2007. invaded movie theaters all over Hong Kong with an air traffic controller “stuck in the wrong job.” Ad agency: JWT.


Same campaign, same message. A soccer referee hands out yellow cards on the streets. Ad agency: JWT.


Same campaign, same message. This time a Formula 1 race car driver pulls a rickshaw. Ad agency: JWT.

7. first ever ad, from the 1999 Super Bowl. Probably the best job search spot ever made. Ad agency: Mullen.

8. Probably the 2nd best (or 1st, depending on your taste) job search commercial ever. Ad agency: BBDO NYC.

9. Two not-perfect, surreal ads via Denmark. I like the feel of them, though.

10. I don’t quite understand the jimmies-covered turd, But I like it.

11. Superb campaign via Germany for It deservedly won all the awards. More executions below.

13. Great visualization of feeling “stuck” in a job.


15. Each ad is better than the next.

17. Ad agency for the campaign: SCHOLZ & FRIENDS, Berlin.

18. had a lot crap Super Bowl spots, including the stupid monkey ones. But these two were pretty good.


20. Yes, they really did this ad in 2010.

21. The best unofficial ad for getting a new job ever.

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