Ocado's tech division launches guerrilla recruitment campaign
Staff at the technology divisions of companies such as UBS, Skype and Amazon arrived at work this morning to see a series of targeted job advertisements on the doorsteps of their offices, inviting them to apply for a position at Ocado Technology.
Applied overnight using a high powered water jet and a series of stencils, the “clean” job adverts feature comments such as “Fed up of being a drone? Try programming one instead” and “Allowed to pitch ideas to your CEO? Then implement code in 2 hours? Thought not.”
The online grocer is looking to tempt designers, software engineers and technicians to apply for a range of positions within the technology division. Potential recruits have also been invited to an Ocado Technology recruitment pop-up at Leather Lane market during their lunch breaks to find out more about the division and how to apply for roles.
Paul Clarke, director of technology at Ocado, said: “When most people think of Ocado, they think of the world’s largest online-only grocery retailer, not realising we’re a technology firm at heart which is transforming an entire industry.
“Ocado Technology, the engine room of the business, is a really stimulating and innovative place to work, which is why we have gone to the doorsteps of the best companies in the capital to recruit the brightest tech minds.”
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