Announces Contest to Find The Most Outrageous Reason Why Someone Decided to Look For a New Job
CHICAGO debuted its new 2009 marketing campaign with a commercial during this year's Super Bowl. The commercial consisted of numerous unsavory work related situations that repeated themselves multiple times, just like in real life, and made workers think "it's probably time" to look for a new job. To view the commercial, go to

Building on the commercial's success and theme, is announcing a new online video contest to identify the most outrageous reason why someone would think "it's probably time" to look for a new job. The winning video will receive $5,000.

To enter, film a 45 second or less humorous reenactment of your situation and upload it to your account. Next, complete and submit the online application at by March 10, 2009 at 5:00 pm ET. judges will then review all entries and post the top 10 videos during the week of March 24 for final voting by the American public.

  Below are a few things to keep in mind before submitting your video:

  -- Create a humorous 45 second or less video
  -- No company names or individual's names can be used in your video
  -- No surprise tapings -- every individual in the video must know they are
     in your video and  must be older than 18 years of age, as well as have
     agreed to the terms of the contest
  -- The entire entry, including any music, must be your original work and
     cannot be something that was previously published or is owned by a
     third party.
  -- Only one entry is allowed per individual person.
  -- Videos will be judged on the following criteria: creativity,
     originality, entertainment value, performance level, and most of all

  Contest prizes include:

  -- Grand prize/ Viewers' choice -- $5,000 prize and a resume upgrade on
  -- First prize/ Judges' choice -- $2,000 prize and a resume upgrade on
  -- Second prize/ Judges' choice -- $1,000 prize and a resume upgrade on

For more information and official contest rules, visit or

About is the nation's largest online job site with more than 23 million unique visitors and over 1.6 million jobs. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. , Tribune Company, The McClatchy Company and Microsoft Corp. , the company offers a vast online and print network to help job seekers connect with employers. powers the career centers for more than 1,600 partners, including 140 newspapers and leading portals such as AOL and MSN. More than 300,000 employers take advantage of's easy job postings, 28 million-plus resumes, Diversity Channel and more. and its subsidiaries operate in the U.S., Europe, Canada and Asia. For more information, visit

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