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Could you work at Dyson? Company scraps traditional application process in place of cryptic puzzle

Could CVs , cover letters and application forms soon be a thing of the past?

When it comes to applying for a job , many of us would certainly welcome such a revolution, because who honestly relishes the task of conveying how all-round perfect you are without sounding obnoxious? Not easy.

The saying "looking for a job is a full-time job" seems to ring painfully true. If only it weren't.

One British technology company, Dyson, have in fact got rid of the traditional application form.

But this doesn't mean getting a job with them is a breeze.

Instead of going through the usual protocol, applicants hoping to get a job with the vacuum giant are faced with a fiendishly difficult puzzle.

How tricky do you find it?

As the video shows, the Dyson philosophy is partly about bettering the way they hire new talent.

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James Dyson, Inventor & Chief Engineer James Dyson, Inventor & Chief Engineer

The clip explains, "It's not about talking in a smart way, it's about thinking in a smart way."

Once the first key is unlocked in the challenge, applicants are given the next stage to complete.

The hiring scheme, the Sun reports, "is targeted at those about to join university, already in further education or a recent graduate."

The firm hope to hire 3000 new engineers over the next year four years and any successful applicants who complete the video puzzle will be rewarded with access to Dyson’s top secret technology campus and a meeting with our CEO.

It's safe to say, we haven't made the cut.

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