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10 Benefits of Career Coaching

By Amanda Wormann Thinking about a career change? You’re far from alone. The COVID-19 pandemic has upended almost every work norm on the books, causing a shake-up in the job market that continues to reverberate across sectors, job type, and employee demographics. However, don’t let the recent uptick in job changers mislead you into thinking […]

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Finding Balance: UVM Public Health Student Talks Work, Family, and Education

By Mariette Landry In 2004, on the Monday after graduating from UVM with a BS in Molecular Genetics, Valarie Devlin began her career at the Vermont Department of Health as a field agent, “collecting dead birds to be tested for West Nile virus,” she says. She also gave presentations on WNV prevention to gardening clubs, […]

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How to Be Successful in Sales

(Photo: Flickr Creative Commons) Closing the deal is what Joe Candido loves most about being in sales. The rush of signing a new prospect or selling a product makes his job feel meaningful and rewarding. Candido, who is president of Fifth Element Associates, a Colchester-based research, marketing, and sales consultancy firm, is a seasoned sales […]

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Business of Craft Beer Certificate Sets Sights on Industry Growth

For the first time since 1873, there are more than 4,000 breweries in the United States, making the craft brewery market more competitive than ever. To succeed in the industry, the common denominator is a high level of craft beer knowledge and business acumen. UVM is offering a new online Business of Craft Beer Professional […]

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What is Craft Beer?

By Joel Hueston As a brewery consultant, the question I get most frequently is, “Hey, what is craft beer anyway? What’s the definition?” It’s a really good question. The answer is subjective, and I certainly have my own opinions. I decided to do some digging and analysis to see if I could come up with […]

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What You Need to Know about Google’s Mobile Friendly Ranking Update

By Bill Rowland Google’s Mobile Friendly Algorithm Update is upon us and digital marketers should take notice. Glibly dubbed “Mobilegeddon” by some, this change has raised questions and may leave inattentive marketers in the dust. Given that the announcement was characteristically vague, what’s an online marketer to do? In this post, I’ll offer some background […]

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How to Build Your Technology Skills for Effective Online Learning

Thinking about going back to school to earn a professional certificate, pursue your master’s or finish your bachelor’s degree? Has it been a while since you last set foot in the classroom or took a course? The world has clearly changed in the last several years, especially in the area of technology and online learning. […]

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