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
For job-seeking college grads about to enter a competitive job market, every bit of experience can help pave the way to a future career. But while some of you may have entered the professional world upon graduation, others may be looking for work in the fall after seasonal employment ends.
You may not see muc ... Read Full Article
It might sound counter intuitive, but many companies are expecting candidates applying for entry-level positions to come with years of experience. Not only is this a major source of frustration for recent college-graduate job seekers, this hiring practice limits an organization's ability to reach an otherwise-quali ... Read Full Article