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 ... 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
After matching over 10,000 college grads with entry-level careers, Avenica is able to offer info and insights to job seekers and hiring companies alike. Business News Daily shared some tips from Avenica CEO Brian Weed in a recent post regarding job search tactics for all levels of experience. The biggest challenge no ... Read Full Article
It is easy to place blame on one group or another regarding the overall underemployment and overall career dissatisfaction new college grads struggle with. Avenica CEO Brian Weed and Ryan Craig, Managing Partner with University Ventures discuss the companies' role in solving these impactful issues in this recent artic ... Read Full Article
The majority of the new grad job seekers we connect with at Avenica tell us their primary obstacle in their job search is that they don't know where they fit in the workforce. It is difficult to know what positions may be the best fit, but the best place to start is to identify your skills so you can narrow in on posit ... Read Full Article
Avenica CEO Brian Weed shares some insightful information for employers looking to hire at the entry level and help combat the staggering underemployment gap in this article in the Business Journals.
More than 40 percent of recent college graduates — those with bachelor’s degrees who are between 22 an ... Read Full Article