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The Rise of Fantasy Sports

September 19, 2014 at 11:33am by Matthew Michels

In late August 2012, the Milwaukee Brewers were playing the San Diego Padres in an afternoon tilt between two teams that were all but eliminated from post-season contention. I refreshed the box score every thirty seconds in a panic.

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Seeking Senior Web Developer with strong strong backend/server-side programming skills

August 25, 2014 at 2:25pm by john st.

john st is searching for a Senior Web Developer with strong backend/server-side programming skills to join and help shape our growing digital development team.

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Phone calls vs. emails

August 21, 2014 at 2:18pm by Alisa Pellizzari

This age-old debate comes up all the time - to call or to email? I guess there isn't really a right answer to the question, but there are definitely pros and cons to both methods of communication.

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The Art of Choosing a Production Partner

August 15, 2014 at 5:53pm by Dale Giffen

“You’re only as good as the people you surround yourself with”. These are words we live by when embarking into a production.

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Dr. Kitt Yarrow on the New Consumer Mind

July 29, 2014 at 11:07am by Fanny Rabinovitch-Kuzmicki

Kitt Yarrow is a consumer psychologist and professor who's latest book, Decoding the New Consumer Mind, explores the radical changes to the way consumers behave, think, feel, relate (and shop) versus just a few years ago.

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Do I have what it takes to be an agency producer?

July 25, 2014 at 5:33pm by Ryan Bourret

People might look at me and wonder, what is that man made of? Well, besides mainly breakfast food items, I have focused on molding myself into an agency producer.

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Interns of john st.

July 3, 2014 at 4:30pm by Martha Watson, Grace Kim, and Samantha Angus

Meet some of the talented interns at john st.

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Job search: Senior Web Developer

June 26, 2014 at 6:04pm by john st.

john st is searching for a Senior Web Developer with strong backend/server-side programing skills to join our growing digital development team.

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How travel skills are transferable to your career

June 20, 2014 at 1:53pm by Allison Coggins

For most people travel is a break from the pressures of daily life, a way to de-stress and get away from it all.  However when it comes to taking a significant break from work in order to travel, it’s commonly perceived as detrimental to your career aspirations. In my experience, I’ve found that travelling can be beneficial to your career, since you’re acquiring valuable skills that help you grow both professionally and as a person.

 

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Instagram Ads

June 16, 2014 at 2:15pm by Adam Ferraro

I can’t wait to see people freaking out over the invasion of their Instagram feeds with Levi’s and Taco Bell ads. As someone who works in advertising, witnessing someone’s distain for ads is a unique pleasure I take comfort in, because ultimately, it means people still care.

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We’re all gamers

June 11, 2014 at 10:17am by Peter Pan

“Gamification” is the latest buzzword in marketing. But what is it really? And more importantly, how is it being applied in the world of healthcare?

Simply put, gamification refers to the application of typical elements of game playing to non-game contexts. This often includes elements such as point scoring, achievement badges, etc. Believe it or not, healthcare, usually a slow adopter of new technology, is definitely at the forefront of this new movement.

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Tell me about yourself

June 4, 2014 at 9:23am by Fanny Rabinovitch-Kuzmicki

Before internet connections were ubiquitous and before people had immediate access to the vast amounts of information available to us today, consumers looked to brand names to cue quality.

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On the blog of john you’ll find short articles written by our people. It will include thoughts and opinions on advertising, brand strategy, planning, digital, social media, design, careers, pop culture and relevant trends.