GET CREATIVE. If after two or three weeks you still haven't gotten a call back, it might be time to take a different approach. Getting creative can serve as a last-ditch way to break through the clutter. If the interviewer told you the company is looking for a "firecracker" to fill that account executive position, send a quick note hand-delivered in a red tube with a fuse attached.
--POV Magazine, August, 1998