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Avenica CEO Discusses the Hidden Costs of Recruiting

Posted on: May 22nd, 2018
Avenica CEO Brian Weed shared his perspective on the hidden costs of entry-level recruiting with Talent Economy, discussing trends and best practices for employers seeking to hire at the entry level. Avenica believes that talent is an investment, but in the case of entry-level hiring, it's often an investment in an unk ... Read Full Article

Avenica CEO Brian Weed talks with WCCO on 2018 Grad Career Prospects

Posted on: May 21st, 2018
You've passed your finals, walked across the stage, and thrown your cap in the air. But now what? Brian Weed, Avenica's CEO spoke with WCCO's Heather Brown and Jason DeRusha on life after commencement and starting a career. Watch the video, then let's chat about your future career! ... Read Full Article

Procrastinating on your job search? Here are some tips to get started.  

Posted on: May 17th, 2018
With spring commencement just a few days or weeks away, soon-to-be college graduates who have yet to line up a job are probably feeling the heat from parents and advisors, encouraging them to start looking for a post-graduation job. But between studying for finals, saying goodbye to college friends, and preparing f ... Read Full Article

Beyond Career Services: Additional Resources for Entry-Level Job Seekers

Posted on: May 14th, 2018
As a graduating college student counting down the last of your college days, there’s still time to leave campus armed with a solid job search strategy. The college career services office is a valuable resource and a great place to begin your journey, but many entry-level job seekers don’t look beyond career ser ... Read Full Article

Avenica Partners with Daniels Fund to Offer Career Placement Services to Daniels Scholars

Posted on: April 10th, 2018
Program gives Daniels Scholars a direct pipeline to entry-level careers through Avenica MINNEAPOLIS (April 10, 2018) – Minneapolis-based entry-level recruiting firm Avenica announced today that it is partnering with Daniels Fund, a Denver-based private charitable foundation, with the goal of placing Daniels Schola ... Read Full Article

Why Experience Requirements Hurt Entry-Level Hiring Practices

Posted on: March 30th, 2018
Avenica CEO discusses why including experience requirements in entry-level hiring practices limits access to qualified candidates in an article written for the talent management and HR online publication, TLNT.com. Read the full article below or on the TLNT.com website. For college graduates, nothing is more frustra ... Read Full Article

The Gig Economy: How Entry-Level Job Seekers Can Side-Hustle Their Way to a Career

Posted on: March 29th, 2018
These days, it seems everyone’s got a side hustle. Maybe it’s a freelance gig, contract work or the ever-popular Uber, Lyft or BiteSquad driving opportunities. It seems the gig economy is here to stay. With millions of Americans (more than 150 million by 2020, according to Intuit) working as private contractors ... Read Full Article

Hopes and Dreams: Answering “Big Picture” Interview Questions

Posted on: February 28th, 2018
  “What do you want to do with your life?” As if this question wasn’t tiresome enough when you were a child, it can induce some serious anxiety as an adult. So why do prospective employers seem so keen on asking it again and again during job interviews? The short answer: they’re not necessarily asking ... Read Full Article