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A Success Story From A Young Entrepreneur

July 28, 2015, by Mihaela Georgieva in: Technology

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It's been a while since our last success story, but we come back with a new and exciting testimonial from a brilliant young entrepreneur - George Stoyanov, Co-founder of Craze. Future Ideas: Hi George, thank you for taking the time to join us for this conversation today! Would you tell us a bit about yourself, your background and interests? George: I appreciate the invite. Well, [...]

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Announcing the Winner of the Young Thinkers Business Challenge

July 7, 2015, by Mihaela Georgieva in: News

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The evaluations of the Young Thinkers Business Challenge, sponsored by Thinkers50, are now over and we are happy to announce the winning idea! The Young Thinkers Business Challenge asked our young community of researchers and professionals about their observations on the current management trends in their respected fields of expertise and their ideas on how these management practices will e[...]

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Worldwide Academic Competition 2015 Winners Announcement

May 22, 2015, by Aneliya Evtimova in: News

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After months of submissions and three rounds of evaluations we are pleased to announce the winners of this year's Worldwide Academic Competition. Each of our 6 themes has 3 winners – which makes 18 winners in total! The first place winners are Anirban Dutta and Snigdhajyoti Das (Future of Business), Abhimanyu Roy (Future of Community), Alexandra Santos  (Future of Design), Pedro Ferreir[...]

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College Professors: The New Headhunters (Part 2)

May 19, 2015, by Mihaela Georgieva in: Uncategorized

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How do I connect with faculty? The trick to this is remembering that faculty are the experts in the field, so start there. Here are some concrete suggestions you can use: 1. Invite them to speak on their work. Your employees can learn a lot from an expert, so paying a college professor to report on cutting-edge knowledge in the field is a worthwhile investment. 2. Ask them to conduct a[...]

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College Professors: The New Headhunters (Part 1)

May 5, 2015, by Mihaela Georgieva in: FutureHeroes Contribution

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From conversations with clients, at networking events, and with friends, I keep hearing the same business problem showing up again and again: We can't find good talent! This is a problem I have discussed in several places, but all of those articles discuss how to find and hire good talent. Businesses also need to figure out where they are going to find fantastic people to fit their carefu[...]

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The Importance Of Storytelling In Small And Big Organisations

April 14, 2015, by Olga Penkovska in: FutureHeroes Contribution

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As I started working for a company that specialises in digital corporate communication, storytelling has become a completely new world for me. Globalisation has forced many companies to adapt their marketing and management techniques to rapid cultural and technological changes that affect the way they enter foreign markets, expand locally or change their digital presence. Various social media c[...]

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The Competition Is Closed – What’s Next?

April 7, 2015, by Mihaela Georgieva in: Updates

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On March 31st, the Future Ideas Worldwide Academic Competition officially ended! Since this year's competition opened we have had a huge interest from young talents around the world. Thanks to our growing community of main, content, expertise and academic partners we have expanded our reach greatly. We are happy to share that for the submission period we've gotten nearly 30,000 visitors t[...]

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Hey, Talents: Cross-Training Can Save Your Career!

March 24, 2015, by Jaspar Roos in: How-to's

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I remember my graduation day like it was yesterday. I was so excited to finally be done with all the long nights of studying. I was eager to get my foot out of academia and into the real, professional life…and if I never saw another textbook, it was still going to be way too soon. You get the picture – I was done with being a student; Let me be a professional instead! Looking back, I und[...]

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Future of work: Who is cool and who is cooler?

March 17, 2015, by Jaspar Roos in: News

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Where does all the talent go? Let’s think about it – Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat, Spotify, Airbnb, Tinder, Uber – and those are only the big names out there right now. I cannot even start to enumerate all the small startups across countries that are sucking in young graduates. If the tendency is that freshly graduated talents prefer to kickstart their career by joining the st[...]

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Re-engineering Talent Sourcing

March 4, 2015, by Mihaela Georgieva in: News

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To stay up to date and sustain competitive positions companies need great, disruptive ideas, as well as the best and most suitable talents to help the business move ahead. Finding them is a challenge most organizations share. Moreover, spotting the right talent is time- and resource- consuming. So how do you ensure the best fit for your company? Indeed, you can start with going through appli[...]

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