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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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Invest a day learning about careers in the Candy Industry

The application period is open through May 5, 2017 for The Confectionery Foundation’s Next Generation program at Sweets & Snacks Expo. Click on the Student details button to apply. This year’s program will be Wednesday, May 24th. Selection process includes resume, waiver and interview....
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Do you know a student interested in a confectionery career? Apply now!

The Confectionery Foundation is accepting applications for the May 24th NextGen program at Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago. Dr. Frank Gambino, Director of Food/CPG Marketing department at Western Michigan University writes, “I have had the good fortune to bring my Food/CPG Marketing students to the Sweet & Snack Expo...
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