Aventure Staffing Wins The Iowa 2018 Top Workplaces Award For The Third Consecutive Year

Aventure Staffing has been awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Des Moines Register. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics), a leading provider of technology-based employee engagement tools. The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment,… Read More »

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Party Etiquette

8 Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Party Etiquette Corporate holiday parties can be a great way for companies to wind down at the end of the year, toast successes, and launch new goals for the coming quarters. They can also be an excellent way to make a fool out of yourself in front of co-workers… Read More »

Want To Make Employees Happy? Help Them Volunteer.

Want To Make Employees Happy? Help Them Volunteer. Aventure Chief Operating Officer, Stacia Lenz, recently published an article in Siouxland Woman that addresses the growing desire for local companies and employees to give back to their community. “Employees many times struggle with a balance between their day-to-day job functions and the ability to integrate themselves… Read More »

Take Time To Remember And Pay It Forward: Building Community Through Volunteering

“ After 9/11 my sons and I learned, through the kindness of strangers, how important it is to our healing to serve others and pay it forward. ” Cindy McGinty, wife of 9/11 victim Mike McGinty    In the wake of that fateful morning on September 11, 2001, there was an outpouring of philanthropic response.… Read More »

Community Spotlight: Humboldt

Humboldt, Iowa Home to 4,690 residents, Humboldt may not be the largest town we serve, but it certainly is one of the most progressive and pro-development. Originally named Springvale, Humboldt was later named for the German explorer and naturalist Alexander von Humboldt. This name change is notable, as it seems to have set the tone… 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 »

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 »

The Road To Blue Zones Approval

The Blue Zones Project is dedicated to helping people live longer, healthier and happier lives through improved lifestyles. In 2013, Sioux City became a Blue Zones destination and here at Aventure, we think that’s an important distinction. Blue Zones communities are making an effort nation-wide to bring citizens, employers, schools, restaurants, grocery stores and community leaders together… Read More »

Siouxland Spotlight: Spencer

Spencer, Iowa is the home of the Clay County Fair and has been nationally ranked as one of America’s Top 100 places to live. With a population of over 11,000 people, Spencer combines historical rural charm with the modern lifestyle, having quick access to cultural events, art exhibitions, as well as lakes and trees, giving… Read More »