Category Archives: Business

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 had …

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Despite Industry Shift, Vermont’s Craft Beer Sector Continues Strong Growth

By Gregory Dunkling Recent headlines report that big beer’s acquisitions of independent brewers across the nation are to blame for slower growth in the craft beer industry. But news of the craft beer market slowing down isn’t entirely accurate, especially …

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How Does Vermont’s Beer Ranking Compare to the Rest of the U.S.?

By Gregory Dunkling In Vermont, we often hear people say our state has the most breweries per capita in the United States.  But there’s certainly more to consider when talking about Vermont’s place in the world of craft beer. When …

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UVM Is: Jody Prescott Encouraging Students to Embrace Opportunity

Jody Prescott’s day job is working for Immigration and Customs Enforcement as an environmental attorney. The retired U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps officer is also a part-time instructor at UVM, teaching courses in environmental law and cybersecurity. Prescott, UVM …

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Secrets to Success for Craft Breweries

Matthew McLaughlin has seen craft breweries come and go in his 13-year career. McLaughlin, a Mississippi-based attorney, specializes in alcohol licensing and regulatory matters, as well as corporate, finance, and intellectual property matters for craft breweries in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, …

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A Look Inside the Company that Produces the Largest Source of Brewers’ Yeast

By Lynn McIlwee BrewingWork.com In a recent visit to White Labs, a San Diego-based yeast-production company, BrewingWork.com had the pleasure of touring the non-confidential areas and finding out more about the company’s Yeast Vault. If you have the opportunity to visit White Labs—the …

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The Rise of Co-Working Spaces in Burlington and Beyond

Photo/Credit: Study Hall  On the third floor of a 19th-century brick building on College Street is Study Hall, one of many places in Burlington where writers, graphic designers, coders, consultants, and marketers gather to work on their laptops. Most of …

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5 Soft Skills You Need to Land Your Next Job

Employers are increasingly looking for new hires who can communicate effectively and problem solve in the workplace. To land a job, it’s no longer enough to possess a specific set of hard skills, such as computer programming, machinery, or accounting. …

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Craft Breweries Make their Mark by Tapping into the Community

Photo/Flickr By Kate Collier A quick Google search for “craft beer news” will pull up dozens of articles on the black cloud of growth decline supposedly hanging over the industry. In a recent article, Gregory Dunkling, program director for UVM’s Business …

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