Month: February 2020

Financing Your Graduate Education

Are you thinking about graduate school, or are in the middle of the admissions process? If so, you might be thinking about how you will finance your education. Financial aid looks a little bit different for graduate school than it does for your undergraduate education, but there are many excellent […]

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Job & Internship Search Boot Camp

Still looking to nail that job or internship?  What are you waiting for? The summer is almost here! For many people, job hunting can be a painful process so they avoid it. Their focus is on luck and tired old methods that rarely produce a rewarding job. But what if […]

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How Does Gambling Affect Your Business?

Although often not recognized, problem gambling is a significant workforce issue.  The effects of a gambling problem almost always spill over into the workplace and can potentially disrupt the livelihood of your business. The Marion County Health Department Prevention Services is offering free on-site training workshops for employees and supervisors […]

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How to Get the Job You Really Want

When it comes to looking for a job, identifying the type of job you want is the single most important thing you can do. This will make it easier to be effective in your job search while also ensuring that you’re focusing on roles that match your interests and your […]

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A Few Low Cost Tips to Market Your Business

By Chemeketa SBDC Every business owner is busy and has limited time and money for marketing, but it still needs to be done. Here are a handful of low-cost ways to spread the good news about your business. Ask family and friends to help market your business. Educate them on the products and […]

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A Pursuit to Help Vulnerable Communities

UVM senior Ian McHale’s first exposure to lack of public health access was while setting up mobile clinics in remote villages in Peru, where there was no medicine or clean water. The biology and international development major credits that first trip to Peru as a life-changing experience. We talked to […]

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Ben & Jerry’s Social Mission Leader Teaches UVM Students of the Breakthrough Leaders Program About Creating Consensus

How do stakeholders find common ground when they share the same goals but hold vastly different opinions? Simone Washington, the social mission strategy and policy manager at Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, shared a pragmatic and productive approach to building consensus in her 2018 workshop, “How to Become Allies Fighting the […]

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