woos Pesci

Employment site is in talks with actor Joe Pesci to supply the voice of its new advertising character, the hand, to star in the site’s coming Super Bowl commercials. The company, which recently underwent an initial public offering, is also exploring partly compensating Mr. Pesci for his role with stock options. HotJobs’ estimated $20 million radio, outdoor and online effort started Dec. 12 with print ads in five major newspapers from McCann-Erickson Worldwide, Troy, Mich., leading up to the Super Bowl spots.