Diary: On the QT ...

OMD Ignition, the strategic unit at OMD, has hit on a creative way of hiring staff.

It has eschewed the recruitment agency route and opted instead for a poster campaign on the London Underground. Interested applicants can go to www.aplacecalledignition.co.uk to find out more. Alternatively, if you're a rival agency looking to recruit, you could always use the massively effective Campaign recruitment pages by calling (020) 8267 4965 ...

Publicis' Jonathan Campbell showed that the art of being a true account man, and being prepared for anything, was not dead at this weekend's meeting of the England and South African rugby teams. When his client pulled out a cigar but remembered he'd forgotten his cutter, Campbell's hand shot to the top pocket of his pin-striped suit where he flourished the required tool and nipped off the end ...

Word reaches Campaign that the sale of an independent agency may be moving closer to reality because one of its founding partners, who is having an affair with his secretary, is being divorced by his wife. Apparently, the lady in question is entitled to half of his stake in the agency - sparking rumours of a sale ...

Finally, Diary would like to know if its readers think that this cringeworthy bit of US corporate bullshit is real or fake: http://theshermanfoundation.blogspot.com/2006/11/one-bank.html.

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