The official blog of Abacus Group — a place to share our knowledge and thoughts on trends in recruiting

January 09, 2020

Moving Up: Six Employee Promotions for 2020


To kick off 2020, we are proud to announce six internal promotions in both our New York City and Los Angeles offices. The following employees have received new and exciting promotions at Abacus Group: Sara Bouley, Christopher Cook, Marty Fredo, Jeff Hershfield, Stacie Keslinger, and Nikki Snell.

January 06, 2020

Setting Your 2020 Career Goals


It’s one week into the new year and therefore time to get moving on your goals and resolutions. Many people challenge themselves personally, but making professional goals is just as important.

December 10, 2019

Staying Motivated at Work During the Holiday Season


The holiday season is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean your work duties disappear. It can be tough balancing your personal to-dos with your professional projects, so taking an organized approach is key.

November 26, 2019

How to Build Your Professional Brand


In an age where professionals are expected to be more than a resume, building a brand for yourself is vital.

November 19, 2019

The Debate on Unlimited PTO


All benefits packages look different, specifically when it comes to paid time off. Some companies break down your days to personal, vacation, and sick time, while others lump them all together.

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October 22, 2019

Stand Out Answers to the Basic Interview Questions


When preparing for an interview, most candidates focus on position-specific questions and don’t think much about the standard, get-to-know-you questions that are asked in every interview.

October 08, 2019

Making a Great Impression at Your College Job Fair


Once or twice a semester, college campuses host career fairs where hundreds of company representatives come to network with students. These events can lead to industry connections as well as job and internship opportunities, so attending them, especially in your Junior and Senior year, is a must.

October 01, 2019

Training New Employees for Success


Training new employees can be daunting and overwhelming but is crucial for their lasting success at your company. The previous experiences of the new staff will affect what you teach them, but how you teach them is just as important.

September 24, 2019

Best Practices for Giving Your Two Weeks Notice


Getting a job offer is very exciting but it comes with the unpleasant task of telling your current employer you’ll be leaving. Regardless of if it is your first or fifth time resigning, it is always a daunting conversation.

September 20, 2019

Keeping Up Your Online Presence, Even When You’re Not Job Hunting


It is normally not until people start looking for a new job that they take the time to assess their online image. However, keeping up your digital appearance, regardless of if you are looking to leave your current position or not, can connect you with new professionals to build your network and even open the door to your dream job in the future.