No, this is not an opinion piece or in any way a critique. It’s more like a public service announcement for business professionals in the job market, looking for a strategy position with market leader.
Like most regular users of LinkedIn, I constantly get pushed notices about “Jobs I Might Be Interested In.” Even though I’m not looking for a job, I do find these notices interesting. Sometimes they’re even insightful, from the perspective of giving me a look at how companies are thinking about strategy. The words they use to describe roles and responsibilities tell me a lot about whether a particular organization “gets” strategy.
Which is the exactly the case with a notice I received about Toyota needing a “Senior Foresight & Innovation Strategist.