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On the Rocks: The Best Liquors Served on Ice
There's something about sipping a drink on the rocks that makes anyone come off as a class act. And while pouring Black Velvet onto a handful of ice cubes probably won't impress anyone, knowing which drinks serve best over ice in a rocks glass will impress your friends, peers and family, as well as inform your future drinking choices...
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oOh! & Junkee’s Student Study Busts Gen Z Buying Myths
The myths around buying habits of the often misunderstood Gen Z and the influence marketing has on them have been dispelled by a new, comprehensive study of young Australians conducted by oOh!media and it's youth publishing platform Junkee Media.
By combining the new research report Y Gen Z are Next - an oOh! and Junkee Media's report into Australia's youth with Quantium's data, oOh! has found that young Australians have more disposable income and brand affinity than typically thought...
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5 business essentials for budding restaurateurs
When considering whether to open a restaurant, financial gain is rarely the sole motivator for budding restaurateurs. They're also motivated by a desire to create and share great food, deliver impeccable service and leave patrons with a memorable dining experience. Achieving all of these things requires the ability to multi-task and endure some of the challenges inherent in the foodservice industry – a sector often defined by the relentlessness and tenacity of its operators...
Do You Know How Each Person on Your Team Likes to Work?
When we travel to a country that has a different culture than ours, many of us spend time learning ways to communicate and connect with the people there. We might look up the meanings of common terms and access maps of key attractions.
Similarly, when you first become a manager, it's helpful to spend time up front connecting and creating a common language with your team. When your team knows how you like to work and how you plan to manage them, they're able to produce results faster. When you know how each of your direct reports likes to work and communicate, you’re able to save time when setting direction and following up...
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Is Your Restaurant Prominent on Local Searches?
Can people find your restaurant on search engines?
If they can, does your website appear as the first result, or at least on the first page of search engine results?
Search engine optimization can take time to work, but that's no reason to put it off or ignore it. If your customers can't find you from their computer or mobile device, you're almost certainly missing out on business. Your online reputation may also be suffering more than you know...
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This Walnut Dressing Makes You Actually Crave Salad
Salads are a chore. At least that's how I was raised to see them, as an obligatory side dish next to the better stuff (spaghetti). Back then, it was romaine stacked with shredded cheddar and ranch dressing. Now: Kale massaged with olive oil and lemon juice, because the more you learn about nutrition, the less fun salad gets. That is, until I stumbled upon this dressing when searching recipes by the super cool keyword: radicchio...
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