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
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 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.
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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
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
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
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.
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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