Category Archives: Business

Learning How to Market Yourself to Prospective Employers

By Kate Whitney If the prospect of searching for a job, interviewing, and negotiating a salary makes you break out in a cold sweat, you’re not alone. We’re barraged with advice on what makes a successful resume, how to write …

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Exploring Crowdfunding as a Finance Model for Breweries

By Niels Burlund Opening a new brewery is not exactly cheap. With nine out of 10 breweries operating at annual outputs of 2,500 barrels or less, those opening new breweries are looking for alternative finance models. In a series of …

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UVM Is: Melissa Wright Creating Printed Pieces with Care

If you’ve ever needed a brochure or poster printed at UVM, chances are Melissa Wright helped make it happen. In her 17 years at UVM, the senior media technician at UVM Print & Mail has worked with a variety of …

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Business School Alumna Heads West and Lands at Avery Brewing

Emily Masi ’10 studied Business Administration at UVM and is now an accounting manager at Avery Brewing in Colorado. We talked to the Cape Cod native about her decision to move out west and career advice she has for UVM …

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Partnership Brewing: Pushing Small Breweries to Their Potential

By Ava Schwemler Small breweries are starting to join forces with state-of-the-art incubation breweries to expand their production and distribution operations without the expense of creating their own. According to Gregory Dunkling, director of UVM’s Business of Craft Beer Certificate …

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Harpoon Brewery CFO Warren Dibble ’89 Shares the Power of Employee Engagement

Alumnus Warren Dibble ’89 worked his way up through the ranks at Harpoon Brewery after graduating from UVM with a degree in political science. He started as a bottler and truck driver before moving into sales and distribution management. After …

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An Engineer Pours His Heart & Soul into Opening a Brewery in Mexico

Engineer and craft beer enthusiast Fred Kilpatrick is setting his sights on opening a brewery and taproom in Mérida, Mexico in 2018. Fred, who divides his time between Bend, Oregon, Southern California, and the Yucatán, recently completed the UVM Business …

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UVM Program Ranked No. 1 Best Green MBA in America by ‘The Princeton Review’

By Jon Reidel Six years ago when Sanjay Sharma took over as dean of the Grossman School of Business, he set his sights on an ambitious goal: to become the top MBA program in the country for sustainable innovation. That …

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What Type of Leader Are You?

By Kate Collier What’s your leadership style? According to experts, there are two distinct methods for gaining and maintaining power: dominate and demand the fealty of your subordinates, or a more diplomatic approach, gaining the trust and respect of those …

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7 Essential Skills You Need to be a Successful Social Media Manager

Do you have what it takes to be a social media manager? The Digital Marketing Institute has come up with a helpful list of 7 skills to create engaging content that converts your followers into loyal customers. Here’s what they …

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