Social Media & Tech

Happy 18th Birthday to Google!

The search engine which gets more than 40,000 search queries per second celebrates it’s 18th birthday today with a special birthday doodle. Read about Google’s doodles and other facts at this Independent UK article. Watch the internet live stats here! That’s 3.5 billion searches per day!...
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Allured Fund applications due April 15th

There are many fine training opportunities in our industry this year to build your skills. 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 on the 15th of...
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Mentors can help guide toward clearer business & career decisions

As business and career decisions become more complex with overlapping regulations, requirements and challenges, seek wisdom and guidance from several mentors. Author Minda Zetlin illustrates in this Inc Magazine article Why the Smartest Entrepreneurs Have Multiple Mentors. Her recommendations include: 1. Find a mentor for each area of expertise you...
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What’s the difference between efficient and effective?

Making your list and checking it twice? How do you determine the order of checking things off that list? In order of list or in priority measured against a greater goal? Check out Jeff Haden’s recommendations in this Inc.com article on 9 essential habits of remarkably effective people....
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