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Business Journals Shares 3 Tips to Close the Unemployment Gap

Posted on: January 4th, 2018
Avenica CEO Brian Weed shares some insightful information for employers looking to hire at the entry level and help combat the staggering underemployment gap in this article in the Business Journals.   More than 40 percent of recent college graduates — those with bachelor’s degrees who are between 22 an ... Read Full Article

Adapting to a changing job market

Posted on: January 3rd, 2018
The job market today is vastly different from what it was 20 years ago, and graduating students today are having much different job-searching experiences than that of their parents or even older siblings. With new opportunities and resources come new challenges, and there are a number of ways students and recent gr ... Read Full Article

10 Things to Consider Other Than the Job Title

Posted on: December 19th, 2017
When looking for new job opportunities, it’s important to be mindful of various aspects of the role that will make it a good long term fit. It can be easy to be take a job title or description at face value and either be lured or discouraged by what the position looks like on paper. There are many elements of a j ... Read Full Article

Making a Great First Impression

Posted on: November 16th, 2017
  When heading into an interview, there are a number of ways that you can come prepared to make a great first impression and focus the employer’s attention on your strengths and the value that you could add to the organization. Here are a few to consider: 1. Dress comfortably and professionally Comi ... Read Full Article

Avenica to Accelerate Growth with Addition of Sales Leader

Posted on: November 13th, 2017
Jared Phillips joins fast growing entry-level recruiting firm as VP of Sales & Business Development Avenica – formerly known as Gradstaff, Inc. – recently announced the addition of Jared Phillips to its Executive Team as Vice President of Sales & Business Development. Phillips will lead Avenica’s grow ... Read Full Article

Networking Through the Holidays

Posted on: November 13th, 2017
For a lot of college students and young professionals, networking can sound like an overwhelming idea. When we imagine being thrown into a room full of strangers who we have little to no connection with, it can feel intimidating and even cringe-worthy. But it doesn’t have to be. Sometimes, it can be as easy as shifti ... Read Full Article

Navigating the Professional World

Posted on: October 25th, 2017
So, you’ve landed your first professional job out of college – congrats! With the relief of job searching coming to an end, it can feel like the hard work of setting a good impression and showcasing your strengths is behind you. But in many ways, this work is just beginning. Beyond excelling at your day-to-day job, ... Read Full Article

University Ventures acquires GradStaff, which rebrands as Avenica

Posted on: July 20th, 2017
We are very excited to announce our new partners University Ventures, our new CEO Brian Weed, and our new name Avenica! Read more in our recent press release. Over the years, we have contemplated making a brand name change to address the misperception by some that GradStaff was a temporary staffing firm, which ... Read Full Article