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 »

Ways a Staffing Agency Will Help You Meet High Volume Staffing Needs

Hiring is difficult, and high-volume hiring is an even greater challenge. Companies may require above average recruiting for a variety of reasons including seasonal fluctuations, expansion or rapid growth. If your company is facing a hiring surge and you don’t know where to begin, take a deep breath and consider calling a staffing agency. These… Read More »

Engaged Employees Are Safer Employees

An unsafe workplace leads to lower productivity and higher insurance costs, as well as tragedy and loss. No one wants to work for that company, and no one wants to be that company. Although safety measures may be in place, many organizations simply “check off the boxes” rather than genuinely promote best practices. Interestingly, company… Read More »

How to Answer the Interview Question, “Describe Your Work Style”

Open-ended and vague interview questions can be especially challenging. The inquiry, “Describe your work style,” falls into that category. After all, what does work style even mean? Although this “question” seems frustrating, the employer is trying to determine if you are a good culture fit, if you will mesh well with co-workers and if you… Read More »

Tips for Tailoring Your Resume for a Specific Job

If you have spent time researching how to write an effective resume, you probably have encountered the following advice: Customize your resume for every position to which you apply. Although this may sound like a difficult and time-consuming task, it is important. And, it may be easier than you think. Use these steps to craft… Read More »

How to Hire the Best Administrative Assistant

Administrative assistants are an integral part of any organization. And finding the right multitalented individual can be challenging. Therefore, it is essential to invest in the hiring process. Here are some important items to consider when evaluating potential candidates. The Right Skill Set Required skills may vary depending on company size and industry type. Use… Read More »

Tips for Showing Your Employees You Appreciate Them

Employees are arguably an organization’s most valuable resource. Most managers and bosses recognize this fact, but they do not know how to express their gratitude. Would your management team like to change this trend? Here are some ideas to show your workers you genuinely appreciate them. Pay Well Very few companies can afford to give… Read More »

4 Tips for Building Your Personal Brand While Looking for a Job

In today’s economy, hiring no longer entails merely a resume, references and an interview. According to a 2017 study, 70 percent of employers use social media to screen job candidates. (Business News Daily, 2017). For job seekers, this is an opportunity. Like corporations, they can use easily accessible online platforms to shape an appealing identity… Read More »

“Why Shouldn’t We Hire You?” Trick Question or Opportunity to Impress?

You landed a great interview, everything is going well, and then the hiring manager surprises you with the question, “Why shouldn’t we hire you?” Although this query is not commonly asked in interviews, it is a variation of “What is your greatest Weakness?” which usually makes the top ten lists. With a little bit of… Read More »

Developing a Successful Working Relationship With Your Boss

There are good bosses and bad bosses. Hopefully, you work for the former. However, for better or worse, it is important to address your working relationship with your supervisor. You will interact with this individual day in and day out. Regular tense encounters are bound to increase your stress level and to decrease your job… Read More »