Be the next CEO

Agency Network: 
February 2011

Be the next CEO of Adecco


In order to attract the brightest students Adecco offered the best job they had -The position as the Chief Executive Officer of the whole company.

Digital advertisment created by TRY, Norway for Adecco, within the category: Industrial, Agriculture.

Advertising Agency: Try/Apt, Oslo, Norway
Art Director: Markus Lind
Copywriter: Eva Sannum
Photographer: Fantefilm AS
Client contacts: Silje H. Valseth, Anja Snedsbol
Flash: Simen Brekken
Backend: Christopher Aalholm, Kaja Helene Kristiansen
Postprod / Interactive film: Christian Pettersen
Account manager: Espen Düring
Project manager: Mona Larsen
Filmproduction: Fantefilm

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morse's picture
Activity Score 18024

Very smart in terms of delivering the message, but is it a good idea to hand over a serious company to an untrained kid even for a month?

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kleenex's picture
Activity Score 50490

one month is not that bad... I love the idea.

sirvan's picture
Activity Score 29860

I've seen other companies "hire" people for contests. They're usually heavily supervised :)


"I love some things, and don't love some other things."

tracyzhang's picture
Activity Score 133

haha, agreed with all the above comments. I trust the company did not just leave the student alone in the boardroom for a month. Great campaign, definitely a heavy-hitter!

JTappeiner's picture
Activity Score 3

I think this is brilliant for publicity. The campaign goal was to educate the workforce that they are effective placing executive level talent. I'm not sure how they accomplished this goal, but they definitely received recognition. If executive positions were available when new candidates visited their site, I would imagine it worked quite well.

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