The Importance of the Interview

Everyone knows the interview helps determine a candidate’s fit not only with the position, but also with the company’s goals, culture, and climate. We also know that asking the right questions is just as important as receiving the right answers. But what are the “right” questions. Outside of the preliminary resume-based inquisition, which essentially allows… Read More »

Professional Summer Attire: Beat the Heat Without Showing Your Feet

Warm weather is finally upon us. Time to bury those dull colors and heavy fabrics for the next brutal winter. Now is the season of bright hues, fashionable hemlines, and snow-free footwear. We’re here to tell you all you need to know about being seasonable, fashionable, and professional. Of course, there’s more to a professional… Read More »

Clerical Contest Winner

Congratulations to Rebecca, our winner for the Clerical contest on Facebook! We hope you enjoy your prize. Thanks for all that you do! Did you miss the contest? Make sure to stay in the loop by liking us on Facebook!… Read More »

Community Spotlight: Sheldon

Sheldon is the largest town in O’Brien County and serves as a transportation hub for Iowa’s northwest corner. At the crossroads of Iowa Highway 60 and U.S. Highway 18, Sheldon is not far from the large interstates that connect it with nearby states and large metropolitan areas. Sheldon’s welcome sign shouts that it is a… Read More »

Five Reasons Your Company Should Use a Staffing Firm For Your Next Hire

When it comes to running a business, efficiency and productivity are important. To keep your company humming, you need good people filling its necessary positions, whether those positions are permanent or temporary, executive or skilled. While some businesses insist on handling the process completely in-house, there are several reasons why using a staffing firm can… Read More »

Wayne Branch Opening

                Aventure has opened a new branch office in Wayne, NE. We’re pleased to announce that we are expanding our services to employers and job seekers by opening a new branch in Wayne, NE, Monday, April 7, 2014. The City of Wayne is a great place to live and… Read More »

SHRM Workplace Forecast [Infographic]

Take a look at our infographic for the SHRM Workplace Forecast:        … Read More »

2014: The Year of Engagement, Training, and the Millennial Workforce

During the recent South by Southwest mega-event in Austin, Texas, people from staffing agencies and human resource departments learned to mix business with pleasure, surrounding themselves with music and business insight from the best of both in country. Here are a few key highlights from some of the top sessions:   On-the-job training: Training programs… Read More »

Siouxland Spotlight: Grinnell

Nestled at the junction of the Rock Island Railroad and the Minneapolis / St. Louis Railway, Grinnell is the largest community in Poweshiek County.  This “Jewel of the Prairie” is home to manufacturing, communications, and, of course, Grinnell College. With accolades ranging from being one of America’s most walkable hometowns to being the Third Coolest… Read More »

Position Profile: Sales Consultants

Sales consultants represent a company’s products or services, and their primary objective is to obtain new business and secure existing customers. Sales jobs often require a mix of skills, knowledge, and personality. Whether selling a specific product, a menu of services, or general solutions, the most successful sales consultants are knowledgeable, confident, and persistent. Having… Read More »