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How to win-tern: turning an internship into a job

Over the years we’ve had many interns come and go but only a very select few have knocked our socks off and become permanent members of the team. Here, Josephmark’s Marketing & Content Assistant Jordan Kadell opens up about how she went from intern to a fully fledged member of the JM family.

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Two hands, one bending the other hand's thumb back and down toward the camera. The person is wearing a white button-up shirt.

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Texan quilts, tech reports & the gender spectrum

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Abstract art piece by Amir Guberstein.

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Cannasexuals, responsive type & bs beauty standards

The Goods: Issue 13 — Anna Ginsberg animates to celebrate the diversity of the female form, the first parametric Google font, and Cannasexuals as the future of sex.

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Alfred Hitchcock and his Sealyham Terrier, 1974 Silver gelatin print by Philipee Halsman.

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Ballsy companies, gender-neutral job ads & the great Australian biscuit debate

The Goods: Issue 32 — Bots for plant care, Alessandro Novelli's stunning animations, and how Cards Against Humanity is advocating for immigration by purchasing a plot of land of the US/Mexico border.

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JM Trend Spotting: Volume I

We know insights, acuteness, intuition or even epiphanies don’t come out of thin air. They are the result of being tuned in – of being open to seeing the big picture, the patterns, and the parallels.

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A profile of a face with a diagonally placed shadow over it. Facing up toward the sky. Photo by Daniel Duarte.

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Using your hands, tasty treats & designers where you at

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Person with hands over his face, photo by Duane Michals.

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Addiction, performance reviews & long weekends

The Goods: Issue 30 — 12 long weekends per year, Alain de Botton worship, and trialing 17 minute languages.

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Monochrome Star Wars toys, an action figure father holding up a lego "son" with lego Darth Vader in the background. Photo by Daniel Cheung

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Trump, masochism & changing company culture

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Womyn in tech: what we’re doing to lean in

Josephmark’s Operations Director Megan Griffiths knows women in tech have a lot more leaning in to do, but as head of studio and people at JM – she also knows how vital it is for companies to lean in too. Here, she reflects on what – as a studio – we’re doing about inequality in the workplace, and how far we’ve got to go.

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The Sydney Opera House at night, in black and white. Photo by Brendon Thorne / Getty Images

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Are we human yet?

Josephmark Product Designer Jai Mitchell was invited to attend a panel that posed the question, can technology make us more human? Here, he reveals how he went about dissecting that question and why.

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Abstract art, painted by Jack Vanzet.

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Investing, opinions & project management

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Abstract Lithograph, a black square on white background, called Dialogue. By Lee Ufan, 2011.

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Periods, sexercise & mission statements

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Josephmark team members gather around an analysis document, brainstorming.

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Is your startup idea bad? How to validate it and know for sure

Josephmark’s Growth Strategy Director Charlotte Crivelli and Product Strategist Jared Fossey join forces to delve into how they future-proof ideas and why it’s essential to do so.

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A small child sitting in the arms of a suited up monkey, on a double bed. Feels like a sibling portrait. The bedcover is a sea of leaves, possibly maple.

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Space, guac & throwable computers

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An adult male cowboy on a horse, talking to a child cowboy on another horse. A sign behind them says "Apaleria Ferreira".

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Planets, racism & Looney Tunes

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A desaturated rainbow.

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Emojis, gun control & Tom Hanks

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