Future of Work, Innovative stimulus, Lifestyle trends, Looking for insights, Research Methods, social media

forget the resume & link me to your life online

A great post from WSJ via Yahoo on the changing nature of recruitment . . . Union Square Ventures recently posted an opening for an investment analyst. Instead of asking for résumés, the New York venture-capital firm—which has invested in Twitter, Foursquare, Zynga and other technology companies—asked applicants to send links representing their “Web presence,” […]

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Innovative stimulus, Lifestyle trends

taking food trends to the extreme

And while we’re on the subject of Portland, which by the way if you’ve never traversed that far is an absolutely wonderful city.. It’s progressive, it’s considered, it’s design focused, you can eat well easily, people value organic and it generally feels like an all round healthy approach to life and life style. On that […]

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Lifestyle trends

Treadlie launches in Melbournetown

The Melbourne crew have done it again and gone and launched a brand new magazine way ahead of the rest of us. While Sydneysiders are still arguing over whether Clover Moore’s bike lane through 2010 will serve anyone other than the ‘sandal wearing muesli crunching’ [as Paul Keating so eloquently put it], the Melbourne peeps […]

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Creative Thinking & Problem Solving, Future of Work, Innovation, Innovative co., Innovative stimulus, Lifestyle trends, Looking for insights, Macro trends, Research Methods, Work Futures

Take me to your feeder

Whether you work in advertising, marketing, innovation or new product development, one of the most difficult things is having to come up with new ideas & perspectives all the time. There’s often a mad scramble to find innovation examples, social commentary or macro trends when we have pitches on or a presentation due, but the […]

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