New Purdue Grad Hits the Streets

Would-be ad man makes his pitch on Fort Wayne streetcorner
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 31, 2008 5:56 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Rob Sedlmeyer needs a job, and he doesn't care who knows it. The May college grad wants a marketing or advertising gig, so he's marketing and advertising himself—at a Fort Wayne intersection. After applications scored him just two interviews and no job, he took to the streets. The “looking for career” placard he held up for 6 hours on Tuesday yielded both business cards and honks of support, the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel reports. (Read more unemployment stories.)