Careers

Texting vs picking up the phone. A look at asynchronous communication

During the Next Generation program Business Communications lunch at Sweets & Snacks Expo, YPN Panelists Tom Scott (Catty Corp), Elizabeth Clair (Barry Callebaut), Tessa Porter (Glanbia), and Nick Baty (Mars, Inc) advised our college student audience to pick up the phone and invest in building relationships with team members across...
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Mars, Inc sensory technician specializes in ice cream

Majoring in Food Science? Read about Molly Hammell and the process of sensory evaluation of ingredients as well as finished products, R&D for new flavors and recruiting for panelists. In Scoop! This Woman Tastes Ice Cream for a Living “We taste everything from finished ice cream products to individual ingredients,...
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Allured Funds available for Upskilling

Select one of the many fine training opportunities in our industry for this fall to help build your skillsets. The Allured Fund for Confectionery Education need-based grants provide financial help for industry members who wish to expand their food-science knowledge or confectionery skills through continuing education courses. Due dates are...
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After your interview, what’s next?

Thank you note? Email? Phone call? 5 points to follow for a good follow up. You have had a good interview and what you do next is very important. Read the Business Insider article by Jacquelyn Smith titled “Here’s exactly how many times you should follow up after a job...
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Another successful Next Generation program

Thank you to our Mentor Guides, Booth Hosts, Sponsors, Faculty and Student guests for making our Next Generation career immersion day at Sweets & Snacks Expo so successful!! We appreciate your commitments of time and passion for our products, brands, and people who comprise our wonderful industry. The career fair,...
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Getting ready to welcome our NextGen Class of 2017

100 students and faculty from 23 colleges have been selected as The Confectionery Foundation’s NextGen class of 2017. 40% are in STEM majors including engineering, robotics, food science and food technology. We thank the 90 volunteers who make this popular program run! The career fair and networking events complete this...
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