10/09/2014 06:41 BST | Updated 10/09/2014 06:59 BST

Graduate Alfred Ajani, Who Handed Out CVs At Waterloo Station, Lands Dream Job

A graduate who handed out CVs at Waterloo Station like they were promotional flyers has landed himself a dream job - showing an inventive approach to employment really does work.

Nigerian-born Alfred Ajani had a 2:1 degree from Coventry University in marketing, but struggled to find a job despite applying for more than 300 positions.

So, instead of giving up hope, he decided to take a different approach.

The 22-year-old caught the attention of recruitment company Asoria Group, who offered him a position via LinkedIn.


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And once he got there, he was welcomed with open arms - and personalised t-shirts.

Ajani told The Huffington Post UK: "I knew my idea would work but didn't expect the media attention so I have stayed humble. Most graduates are going to have to go to extreme lengths a to get the job they want."