Why Skills and Experience Don’t Matter As Much As You Think

Why Skills and Experience Don’t Matter As Much As You Think

If you’ve been following the blog, you know that Aventure takes considerable time with each job candidate, drawing out the skills and work history to develop a full picture of potential and possible placement. What powers that placement, however, isn’t always what the candidate has the ability to do; rather, it’s what makes the candidate… Read More »

A Look Into Aventure’s 2014 Success [Infographic]

The numbers say it all! 2014 was a stellar year for the Aventure Staffing Family! Not only did our social family more than double in size, we were also able to help over 3,500 community members find employment! From all of us at Aventure, we thank each and every one of you for allowing us to… Read More »

7 Tips for Success from an Aventure Operations Manager

7 Tips for Success from an Aventure Operations Manager

Gail Anderson came to Aventure after spending five years working as an HR Generalist while getting her degree. Over nine years later, Gail now manages four Aventure locations, and recently found time in her busy schedule to sit down to share some of what she’s learned so far in her career, including her secrets to… 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 »

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 »