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[ 0 ] Jul. 31, 2012

Culinary School: Mandatory For Chefs?

Congrats to Avery Pursell, winning chef on the debut season of Bravo’s ‘Around The World In 80 Plates.’ There are few formal educational requirements for cooks and chefs since you can qualify for most jobs in this field through on-the-job training. That means that you do not have to earn a cooking certificate or degree […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 31, 2012

QuickBooks Now Available In Spanish with LinguaPack QB

LinguaNext™ Inc., the leader in enterprise software language management, recently announced that it has updated LinguaPack™ – QB to offer full Spanish-language support for QuickBooks 2012.  LinguaPack is a software translation package that runs independently of QuickBooks and does not alter the underlying application or accounting data.  It is the only way to get all […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 30, 2012

Tuition-Free Business Program In Entrepreneurship

Dynasty Entrepreneur Development Inc. – a non-profit 501c3 announced today its online Business Apprenticeship Professional Institute or BAPI which provides youth ages 7-17 and working adults with a tuition-free business degree. Classes begin in August. The youth or adults can enroll in an afterschool program and can earn their degree while still in high school […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 30, 2012

Where The Law Stands On Employee Background Checks

By Caron Beesley You’ve probably heard about the controversy surrounding employers asking job applicants for their Facebook user names and passwords as part of the background check process. It sounds shocking, but it happens – particularly among law enforcement entities – but even among private sector employers who feel they have a reason to go […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 27, 2012

Made In The U.S.A.: Louisville Slugger

The ProStock Ash Wood Bat by Louisville Slugger out of Louisville, Kentucky is as popular today among baseball greats as it was when the Great Bambino used the famous bat. They are the only baseball bats that deliver that beautiful crack that says “summer.”

[ 0 ] Jul. 26, 2012

Cellairis Launches Shell Shock G-Class

Cellairis, the world’s largest franchised wireless accessory company, announced the launch of Shell Shock: G-Class – a new series of highly durable screen protectors for iPhone 4/4s and iPod Touch 4. Sleek and sturdy, Shell Shock: G-Class is made from impact resistant tempered glass to withstand significantly more pressure than regular screen protectors, while still […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 26, 2012

New Co-Working Space Opens In Boston

Opening for business two weeks ago, Startup BLVD Allston,  is a new co-working space near Harvard Avenue and the Mass Pike. The space is a real-world project of Startup BLVD, which operates an online match-making and consulting service that helps connect start-ups, larger companies, and municipal governments. At about 3,000 square feet, the new shared […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 25, 2012

Tasti D-Lite Named ’12 Military Friendly Franchise

Tasti D-Lite announces it was ranked in the top 10 percent of all franchises nationwide and named a 2012 Military Friendly Franchise® by G.I. Jobs Magazine. The soft serve frozen dessert company draws customers with a great-tasting frozen treat with less fat than ice cream and less sugar than frozen yogurt and currently has three […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 25, 2012

8 Tips To Move Your Office From The Garage To The Corner Suite

In 1982 Thomas Milano started Saddleback Educational Publishing in the corner of his garage. Specializing in high interest/low level (hi/lo) reading material, he found his niche in the education world. In 2009 his daughter, Arianne and her husband, Tim McHugh, bought the company and turned it into a multi-million dollar company. How did they do […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 24, 2012

Website Offers Info On Martial Arts Training, Schools & Certification

From martial arts schools to mixed martial arts coaching and from kung-fu fitness to martial arts training centers, a  website at http://martial-arts-schools.info/ offers a complete variety of certifications, programs and information on the latest in the worlds of martial arts and mixed martial arts, also known as MMA. In particular, the site offers details on: […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 23, 2012

3 Easy Ways To Monitor Your Competition

1. Search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo offer a wealth of competitive information. Search for your company name, then search your full name and see what comes up. Put in some common search terms relevant to your business. If you aren’t on the first page, you might as well not be there at all. […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 23, 2012

How Entrepreneurs Make Key Decisions

Advisors play an important role in the decision-making process of many small-business owners, according to a study released by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Foundation. More than two-thirds of small-firm owners rely on a single business confidante for such advice; the confidante is the most common and influential type of advisor, whom […]

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