Brian Weed, Avenica's CEO spent some time with WCCO's Heather Brown and Jason DeRusha discussing "what comes next" for the upcoming 2018 college grad class. Watch the video for some insight! ... Read Full Article
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 career s ... Read Full Article
Program gives Daniels Scholars a direct pipeline to entry-level careers through Avenica
MINNEAPOLIS (April 10, 2018) – Minneapolis-based entry-level recruiting firm Avenica announced today that it is partnering with Daniels Fund, a Denver-based private charitable foundation, with the goal of placing Daniels Schola ... Read Full Article
Avenica CEO Brian Weed shares his thoughts about hiring companies that set barriers too high for otherwise qualified entry-level candidates. Unreasonable expectations, inflexible processes, and too much reliance on keywords are just a few reasons why companies are failing to recruit and retain new hires. By targeting h ... Read Full Article
These days, it seems everyone’s got a side hustle. Maybe it’s a freelance gig, contract work or the ever-popular Uber, Lyft or BiteSquad driving opportunities. It seems the gig economy is here to stay.
With millions of Americans (more than 150 million by 2020, according to Intuit) working as private contractors ... Read Full Article
“What do you want to do with your life?”
As if this question wasn’t tiresome enough when you were a child, it can induce some serious anxiety as an adult. So why do prospective employers seem so keen on asking it again and again during job interviews?
The short answer: they’re not necessarily asking it ... Read Full Article
For those college seniors beginning their final semester and yet to find (or start looking for) their first post-college job, it can be difficult to decide which opportunities to pursue. By staying mindful of the resources around you, you’ll be able to make the most out of your remaining months as a student, and head ... Read Full Article