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.
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