The Economy à la Mode
The path to career success can be a rocky road, but it’s one made a little sweeter by America’s favorite frozen treat. Adding $39B+ to the U.S. economy, ice cream churns out 188K+ jobs nationwide. Get the scoop (while enjoying one of your own!) on what keeps the industry screamin’ from iconic Austin entrepreneur Amy Simmons, founder/CEO of Amy’s Ice Creams; labor economist/ice cream Instagrammer, Cathy Barrera of ZipRecruiter; and co-founder/CEO of High Road Craft Ice Cream, Keith Schroeder.
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- Will a robot be scooping my ice cream in 2020? What can the industry tell us about where our jobs are headed, and the future of work?
- The craft movement is booming across food industries, including ice cream. Is it all just a fad, or is there more to it? Can craft producers keep up?
- Why are so many ice cream manufacturers still mom-and-pop shops that are 50+ years old? How do their jobs stack up those provided by national brands?
Erin Goulding, Publicist , Beck Media & Marketing