Is a Temp-to-Hire Position Right for You?

If you’re looking for a new job, you’ve probably came across a few temp-to-hire positions through a staffing agency, like Aventure Staffing. What is temp-to-hire? Is it the right choice for you? There are many benefits to working a temp-to-hire position, from gaining exposure to meeting new people in the industry. In a temp-to-hire job,… 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 »

5 Secrets to Unleashing the Power of Your Resume

5 Secrets to Unleashing the Power of Your Resume

More than a list of your skills, experience, and accomplishments, your resume is your ticket to the career—and the life–you’ve always wanted. Now’s your chance to give it the best shot possible. Get active. Take a hard look at your resume. How often do you use the words “help”, “managed”, “made”, etc.? It’s time to… 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 »

Aventure Taps into Siouxland Potential One Candidate at a Time

Aventure Taps into Siouxland Potential One Candidate at a Time

If you’re in the job market, it can feel pretty overwhelming. A typo on a resume, a slip in an interview, a mistake on an application—these honest, human mistakes can make even the most qualified candidate miss out on an amazing career or job opportunity. It becomes intimidating especially if you’ve never interviewed before or… Read More »

Looking for a job? Aventure helps you search smarter, not harder.

Looking for a job? Aventure helps you search smarter, not harder.

Job hunting. In a word: Ugh. In today’s world, looking for a job seems so daunting. All the effort of writing the perfect resume and cover letter, applying for the perfect jobs (and the imperfect ones), waiting for responses, and (maybe) getting the chance to shine at an interview. If you get the job, all… Read More »

How to Use the Holidays to Boost Your Productivity

How To Use Holidays To Boost Productivity

Thanksgiving is over, and now begins the lunacy of the end of the year. Everyone is swamped with social events, shopping, party planning, meal planning, and calendar juggling—and they still have to work a full-time job on top of this. It’s no wonder this time of year makes everyone a little crazy. We at Aventure… 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 »