When asked to share their favorite piece of advice for job seekers, here’s what the team Advent had to say… Be yourself! Own your gifts and promote them with examples. Admit your faults without highlighting them. Embrace the constant change we see in the marketplace, and above all, remain PERSISTENT! My favorite quote: “Nothing in the world can take… Read more »
When it comes to job hunting, there’s a lot of advice out there. And let’s be honest, it can all be a little overwhelming. Do you have to send a thank you note? How should you really dress for an interview? What’s the trick to staying positive during a tough job search? Luckily for you,… Read more »
Owner of Advent Group, Mary Younggren, was recently featured in an article recognizing extraordinary women for the fall edition of Encourage Her Network’s magazine. The article, written by Robin Miller, is entitled “Lighten up! Sure staffing is serious work, but these local superheroes also know how to make it fun.” In the article, Robin Miller explains… Read more »
Owner of Advent, Mary Younggren, talks with FOX9 Morning News about getting back into the job market this fall, and what type of skills are in highest demand.
Photo Credit: Jerry Holt, Star Tribune Recently, Mary sat down with Star Tribune journalist, Evan Ramstad, to talk about the experience of reshaping her staffing firm, the keys to recruiting in a tight job market, and the superhero alter-egos she and her colleagues adopt at work. For more on this recent development, please read the… Read more »
What a journey it has been for me as the owner of The Advent Group, Inc.! When I started my company in 2002, it was the Advent season. As the word “Advent” means “coming into being,” The Advent Group felt like the perfect company name for us. With our TempForce franchise relationship, however, the name stayed tucked away in the background for many… Read more »