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Marketing graduate grabs job interviews with simple sign at Waterloo

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11:45 AM | 3 September 2014
by Jim Compton-hall
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After 300 failed job applications, Alfred Ajani managed to bag loads of job interviews in just less than a day.

After graduating from his marketing course at Coventry University, Alfred Ajani applied to more than 300 positions with no luck. He then decided to approach things a little differently, writing a sign and standing in London's Waterloo train station during the morning rush hour. Before long he was swarmed with people asking for his CV and offering him job interviews.

We've seen this done a number of times. In fact it's far from an original idea in the creative industries and there's a lot of professionals who will tell you the story of the annoying guy standing outside their office with a sign asking to be hired. But it worked for Alfred and here's why.

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