How a Staffing Agency Can Help You Find Passive Job Seekers

With recent talent shortages, many organizations are recognizing the importance of passive candidates. Passive candidates are those who are currently employed, and therefore, not actively looking for a new job. So, how do you find them? One of the best ways is to partner with a staffing firm or professional placement service. Think of recruiters… Read More »

8 Ways to Reenter the Workforce Prepared and Worry Free!

We’ve heard the saying a lot: We are living in unprecedented times. Since most of the general population has not seen a global pandemic as serious as the COVID-19, with business closures and lay-offs, the world may seem a little scary right now. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel! Soon… Read More »

How long does it take to find a job with Aventure?

Job hunting can be time-consuming, grueling, and lengthy. The common knowledge is that a job hunt can last about one month for every $10K in salary a job hunter is hoping to make. This is obviously a rough estimate as demographics, demand, experience, and requirements play a huge role in whether or not job offers… Read More »

Three Reasons (and Three Accolades) for How Our Sheldon Office Succeeds

For 10 years, Aventure’s Sheldon branch has worked with local businesses and industry to match the right candidate with the right position and the right company. As it turns out, the Sheldon office itself has it’s own perfect concoction of personalities, talent, and chemistry. In fact, if Aventure had a yearbook, these are the accolades… Read More »

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 »

How Not To Get a Job, According to Steve Sothan, Branch Manager

How Not To Get a Job, According to Steve Sothan, Branch Manager

We recently had a chance to throw some questions at Steve Sothan, an Aventure Branch Manager who oversees the Norfolk and Wayne locations, to get his take on the Northeast Nebraska job market, the interview process, how to get a job, and how to achieve a work-life balance. Here are his answers on what not to… Read More »

Top 5 Resume Trends for 2015

Top 5 Resume Trends For 2015

As the economic machine starts to pick up to a robust speed, job seekers are finally seeing more opportunities open up across several markets and fields. Still, the need to stand out is an ever-present one. Does your resume say what it needs to—and is it located on the platforms it should be? We’ve taken… Read More »

Strengthen Your Resume With These 3 Easy Tips

We know we don’t need to tell you that a resume can either sell or repel you. How you approach the crafting of such an important document can determine whether you land the job you want or get the job you need. Here are three of our favorite tips. Power in Numbers. Action words and… Read More »

How Not To Get Your Dream Job

When you are in the thick of a job search, it is sometimes hard to see the dream jobs from the pyramid schemes. A good rule of thumb is the old adage, “If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.” Here’s how to tell if the job you are interested in isn’t… Read More »