College Clubs and Orgs: Choose Your Own Adventure

Posted on: November 21st, 2018
College is like a Choose Your Own Adventure book. You decide your major, pick the classes you want to take, and choose which activities to take part in. You really get to make of it what you want and create your own experience. One way to really tailor your experience is through on-campus clubs and orgs. The list o ... Read Full Article

Trends and Survival Tips for Managing Millennials in 2019

Posted on: November 15th, 2018
Effectively managing and understanding millennials in the workforce is a challenge and a strategic HR focus for many organizations. Given Avenica’s success with supporting recent college graduates in their job search, Dan Cook of BenefitsPRO asked Avenica CEO Brian Weed to provide insight on the changing trends ... Read Full Article

Avenica CEO Interviewed

Posted on: November 14th, 2018
Avenica CEO Brian Weed joined Don Mazzella on the Recalculating radio program to discuss today’s hiring environment, challenges for recent college grads as they join the workforce, and the methodology that makes Avenica so successful at finding entry-level talent for employers. ... Read Full Article

Make the Most of Your Junior Year

Posted on: November 7th, 2018
While graduation might seem like a lifetime away, there’s a lot you can be doing now to help make the transition from college student to working professional easier and more successful. From internships to part-time jobs, building up a network, and identifying future career interests, junior year is a great time ... Read Full Article

Why Recruiters Pass on Qualified Candidates After an Interview

Posted on: November 1st, 2018
Can you guess one of the top reasons why we pass on qualified candidates after an interview? It’s not because the candidate wasn’t able to articulate their strengths or weaknesses, and it’s not because they didn’t provide a well-thought out response to our critical thinking question. It, surprisingly, is due ... Read Full Article

4 Productive Ways to Start Your Day

Posted on: October 22nd, 2018
Mornings are great. Mornings are my favorite. That is until the alarm goes off. Getting out of bed might be the hardest thing you today, especially if you have a strong relationship with the snooze button. Changing your morning routine—or creating a morning routine—can help make the rest of your day more produc ... Read Full Article

Tips for Writing a Resume that Actually Gets Read

Posted on: October 4th, 2018
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

Why Recent Grads Should Pursue Sales Careers

Posted on: September 29th, 2018
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