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

December 20, 2011

Assessing and Asserting Your Market Value

​Assessing and asserting your monetary value in the marketplace is a crucial component of any job search. In addition to the role itself and your cultural fit within the organization, compensation must be considered. Ignoring any one of these elements can lead to job dissatisfaction and impede long-term career growth. In particular, failing to formulate realistic compensation targets can significantly limit your ability to effectively negotiate salary and stay competitive in the market. Professionals must establish and defend practical compensation goals in their search for new job opportunities.

December 09, 2011

Abacus Group Client Cocktail Reception, 12/7/2011

​On Wednesday, 12/7/11 Abacus Group hosted our inaugural Client Cocktail Reception. All in attendance had a great time.

December 06, 2011

Unexpected Hiring Increase Reduces Unemployment Rate to 8.6%

​On Friday, the Department of Labor reported an unexpected 0.4% increase in employment, marking the sharpest improvement in eleven months, according to >Reuters.

December 01, 2011

Avoid the New Year’s Job Search Rush

New-Years-Eve​Is your New Year’s 2012 resolution to begin a search for new employment in Accounting, Finance or IT? If so, you are one of many business professionals who are planning to start their job search as the year opens. If so, there are a number of possible reasons why you’ve chosen the beginning of the New Year as the time to explore more enjoyable, challenging or lucrative job opportunities.