9 Keys for Avoiding a Bad Hire

Posted on: February 10th, 2020
We've pretty much all been there. Your new hire is struggling. You've done all the right training and onboarding, followed up with coaching and constructive feedback, but the work isn’t good, and the rest of your team knows it. Not only is your new hire getting dirty looks from coworkers, but a few of those are n ... Read Full Article

Upskilling: The Simple Solution to the Skills Gap

Posted on: January 27th, 2020
U.S. employers have hundreds of thousands of well-paying jobs open, but many struggle to find candidates with the right technical skills to fill them. Meanwhile, many new college grads are struggling to launch productive careers because they don’t have the specific skills—data analytics, coding, and digital mar ... Read Full Article

Finding Talent in an Environment of Increasing Underemployment

Posted on: January 17th, 2020
Employment rates in the U.S. have risen every year since the Great Recession of 2008–2009. And today unemployment is at near-historic lows. While that’s great news for many job seekers, hiding behind those seemingly impressive numbers is a phenomenon that’s far less positive—one that impacts entry-level job ... Read Full Article

Avenica CEO Scott Dettman Interviewed

Posted on: September 23rd, 2019
Remote work is not only on the rise, it's in high-demand for some job seekers. With technology and reliable Wi-fi, remote connectivity has never been easier. While more and more companies are making provisions for their employees to work remotely, there are plenty of pitfalls if not planned properly---some might ev ... Read Full Article

Avenica CEO Scott Dettman Featured on Twin Cities Business Magazine

Posted on: August 14th, 2019
In a recent feature for Twin Cities Business Magazine, Avenica CEO Scott Dettman talks about his journey to new CEO, his professional roots in data science, and his personal connection to the important work Avenica does to reduce the friction between job seekers and employers. With a focus on growth and creating ... Read Full Article

Avenica CEO Scott Dettman Interviewed on WCCO

Posted on: August 13th, 2019
Avenica CEO Scott Dettman joined WCCO Radio host Cory Hepola for an in-studio interview. From humble beginnings to new CEO, Dettman talks about being a millennial leader, trends in HR and the entry-level workforce, and why he's so passionate about the meaningful work we do at Avenica as we continue to bridge the ... Read Full Article

Avenica’s Jessica Lyon Interviewed

Posted on: July 25th, 2019
Avenica's Vice President, Western Region, Jessica Lyon, was recently interviewed for an article about how teaching abroad can impact a candidate's job search. Lyon points out that having cultural competence and global awareness are strong positives for a candidate, especially in today's business environment wher ... Read Full Article

The Importance of Employer Reputation in Entry-Level Hiring

Posted on: July 11th, 2019
Picture this: You’ve found an entry-level candidate who you’re convinced will be a star — a college graduate you can train and shape into one of your next generation of leaders. You've done your homework and been part of an internal team seeking to position your company in a way that appeals to college graduat ... Read Full Article