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POWER Engineers acquires Austin’s Zephyr

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POWER Engineers Inc. has acquired Zephyr Environmental Corp. of Texas. Zephyr is a 75-person firm with Texas offices in Austin, San Antonio and Houston, as well as offices in York, Pennsylvania and Baltimore, Maryland. POWER, based in Hailey, has a ...

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Social media pros are in high demand (access required)

Megan Stoll got into social media management while “tirelessly trying to find full-time work” during the Great Recession. “I knew I was good at it and it didn’t interrupt my search for a more permanent position somewhere, so it made ...

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Bomb tech company growing thanks to government sales (access required)

WMDTech got its start in 2007 offering trainings to bomb technicians, law enforcement and the military on how to disable bombs and other threats. Now the Nampa small business makes most of its money buy selling products to those customers. ...

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Programs aim to steer women into male-dominated fields (access required)

It’s a good time to be a woman in business. Between 1997 and 2013, the number of women-owned businesses in the United States increased by 59 percent while the overall number of businesses increased by 41 percent, according to American ...

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Marketing coursework aims to give professors a web edge (access required)

Idaho Falls startup Stukent, which promotes itself as helping university marketing professors teach techniques of online marketing to students who may already be well-versed in the online economy, has raised $275,000 to expand, with some of that money coming from ...

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A word with Dee Mooney: ‘A lot more career awareness should be happening’ (access required)

When Dee Mooney took her job as executive director of the Micron Foundation in 2006, the emphasis on STEM education (short for science, technology, engineering and mathematics) was so new to the mainstream that Mooney sometimes found herself explaining that ...

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Involta building a second data center in Boise (access required)

Involta will open a new $10.5 million data center in southwest Boise by the end of the year. Involta, based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, announced that St. Luke’s Health System and WinCo Foods will be two clients for the new ...

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