You only get one chance to make a first impression. When applying for jobs, that first impression is your resume. You could have solid skills and experience but having a rusty resume will give your application a one-way ticket to the resume graveyard better known as the recycle bin. R.I.P.
Luckily, you can avoid ... Read Full Article
Sales careers have definitely gotten a bad rap over the years. All too often, when we think about sales roles, we picture the used-car or door-to-door, sample-wielding sales person. Add to that the highly visible companies heavily recruiting college students and recent graduates for commission-only, "kiosk-attendan ... Read Full Article
Congrats, you got the job! Once you’ve celebrated this pinnacle moment in your life, you might start to feel a mix of emotions such as excitement, anxiety, or even fear of the unknown void that is true adulthood. However, the good news is that it’s completely normal to feel this way, especially with your first ... Read Full Article
The first year post graduation: Niko’s story
As fall begins, I've always looked forward to getting back on campus; the lectures, labs, professors, and all the excitement on campus from kicking off a new football season and school year. For the last 16 years, I associated the turning of leaves with a return to the ... Read Full Article
Unlike other firms, Avenica’s CareerActivation™ Program takes a more personalized and comprehensive approach to recruiting. Our process is specifically designed to better address challenges recent college graduates face when starting their careers.
Backed by science and research, our proprietary i ... Read Full Article
Avenica CEO Brian Weed shares advice for how to identify leaders in recent college graduates who have little to no work experience in the following article published on HR Daily Advisor.
How to identify leadership
Everyone knows a great leader when they see one. Yet, if you ask t ... Read Full Article
Avenica CEO Brian Weed discusses the real costs of a bad hire in an article for CFO.com
The fact that a bad hire is a costly mistake isn’t news. It’s a well-known truth that hiring mistakes reverberate across the organization. Unfortunately, in the current full-employment U.S. economy, where there’s stiff co ... Read Full Article
Our Twin Cities team had so much fun sharing stories from our elementary school days while packing and organizing boxes of school supplies for our volunteer event which will be held at our annual all-company meeting next week. We're all lookin ... Read Full Article