A Banner Ad For A Copywriting Job?

Can’t say I can recall seeing a banner ad like this before. Partners+Simons in Boston is looking for a copywriter. And on some parts of Adweek.com, they’ve got a banner ad on the site just to advertise the one job opening.
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Wow. Back in 2002, they’d have had a million folks applying right away. What’s going on in the job market in this industry these days?

About Dan Goldgeier

Dan Goldgeier is a Seattle-based freelance copywriter with experience at advertising agencies across the U.S. He is a graduate of the Creative Circus ad school, and currently teaches at Seattle's School of Visual Concepts. Dan is also a columnist for TalentZoo.com and the author of View From The Cheap Seats and Killer Executions and Scrubbed Decks.