Brett Rounsaville is unemployed. Like many others in his situation he has spent countless hours online scouring sites like LinkedIn and Craigslist to no avail. But recently, he decided to take matters into his own hands launching GreatestEmployeeInTheWorld.com. Inspired by recent online job blitzes like Australia's "best job in the world" on the Great Barrier Reef and Murphy-Goode Winery's "A Really Goode Job", GEITW turns the hiring table around allowing potential employers to compete for Brett's employment. All candidates need to is upload a video on why their company is worthy and the web community gets to vote on the best contender.
I recently spoke to Brett about his new job search and why he is "the greatest employee in the world":
Besides launching an entire site yourself, which may not be as realistic for some, Brett does offer other advice to his fellow unemployed: Search people's phone numbers and e-mail addresses, find out where your contacts are and make a personal introduction so you're not just another resume – and find unique ways to make impression.