It might sound counter intuitive, but many companies are expecting candidates applying for entry-level positions to come with years of experience. Not only is this a major source of frustration for recent college-graduate job seekers, this hiring practice limits an organization's ability to reach an otherwise-quali ... Read Full Article
As a recent college graduate, you may be experiencing a case of wanderlust either in search of adventure or to get started on your career path. Quality entry-level career opportunities can be found nearly everywhere in this economy. And, yes, some regions of the country may be better than others for specifi ... Read Full Article
As a job seeker, you are currently experiencing one of the best entry-level hiring climates in more than a decade. That means opportunities abound for you. However, hiring managers are looking at more than just your qualifications and education; they’re looking at your professional etiquette and interview behavio ... Read Full Article
“What are you going to do with THAT degree?”
From the time college students declare a major, the second-guessing begins. For months, you’ve been badgered to pick a major, only to have your choice questioned again and again.
Now that graduation is approaching, perhaps you’re having doubts and ... Read Full Article
Avenica CEO Brian Weed shared his perspective on the hidden costs of entry-level recruiting with Talent Economy, discussing trends and best practices for employers seeking to hire at the entry level. Avenica believes that talent is an investment, but in the case of entry-level hiring, it's often an investment in an unk ... Read Full Article
You've passed your finals, walked across the stage, and thrown your cap in the air. But now what? Brian Weed, Avenica's CEO spoke with WCCO's Heather Brown and Jason DeRusha on life after commencement and starting a career. Watch the video, then let's chat about your future career!
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With spring commencement just a few days or weeks away, soon-to-be college grads who have yet to line up a job are probably feeling the heat from parents and advisors, encouraging them to start looking for a post-graduation job. But between studying for finals, cleaning out the dorm fridge and making plans for grad ... Read Full Article
As graduating seniors wind down their college days, there’s still time for job seekers to leave campus armed with a solid job search strategy. The college career services office is a valuable resource and a great place for students to begin their journeys, but many entry-level job seekers don’t look beyond care ... Read Full Article