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

November 29, 2011

The Advantages of Temp-to-Hire Positions

advantages-temp-to-perm-jobs​Temp-to-hire employment has become a popular and effective method of filling positions in the fields of Accounting, Finance, and IT. Under temp-to-hire contracts, individuals are given one-to-three month assignments with the potential for permanent work at the end of the term. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the percentage of temporary employees is rapidly increasing, having reached 2.3 million as of October 2011.

November 15, 2011

Accounting & Finance Certifications Decoded: What Are They and What Can They Offer?

financial-certifications-cpaThe pursuit of advanced education is highly recommended for professionals in today’s sluggish economy and competitive job market. There are numerous certifications within the fields of Accounting and Finance that can boost the marketability of job seekers. Outlined here are some of the most popular certifications and their corresponding requirements and viable career opportunities.

November 11, 2011

Abacus Group Announces the Launch of its Information Technology Staffing Division

information-technology-division-openingAbacus Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Information Technology Staffing division. This division will supply companies across a vast array of industries with experienced technology professionals who have a variety of specializations. Under the leadership of Larry Jasinover, the Information Technology Staffing division will focus on placing technology professionals in contract and full-time positions located both domestically and internationally.

November 08, 2011

Solutions for Candidate Selection: A Lesson for Employers

candidate-selectionMaking the right hiring decisions is critical for employers, especially with respect to senior-level positions. Of course, in practice, it is impossible to guarantee that the right decision is made 100% of the time, but following some simple guidelines can help increase this probability. Abacus Group has compiled a list of mistakes made by employers during the applicant selection process and corresponding corrective actions.