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Training can include everything from team building to project management.
Want Your Company to Succeed? Better Invest in Your Employees

If you think the slow economy makes it cheaper and easier to recruit employees, think again: The most recent average cost-per-hire was more than $5,100, according to... Continue Reading

Workplace conflicts are often rooted in assumptions.
Surviving Generational Differences in the Workplace

As individuals, we are shaped by the world around us. The stimulation of events, news, and shared values create an ethic that informs how and why engage... Continue Reading

Being able to navigate the tension between risk and reward is important.
A Survival Guide to Starting a Successful Small Business

Photo courtesy of By Joseph Fusco If you’re reading this, you have an itch that may need scratching — the desire to start and run your... Continue Reading

Before you interview for a job, be sure to research the company.
Tips for Interviewing and Landing a Job After Graduation

Angela Kiniry, the director of human resources at the National Life Group in Montpelier, is a faculty member of UVM’s Business Savvy, a six-credit, summer course open... Continue Reading

Seventh Generation was founded 25 years ago in Burlington.
Sustainability in Business: Seventh Generation Brings Sustainability Home

Nurturing nature, enhancing health, building communities, and transforming commerce, those are the four aspirational goals for sustainability leader, Seventh Generation. Learning from examples similar to Seventh Generation... Continue Reading