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

September 24, 2014

Employer Branding Reversed: How Do Candidates Evaluate You?

With greater regularity than ever before, professionals are prioritizing specific employers instead of broadly targeting certain functions. As an employer, have you ever considered whether or not candidates want to work specifically for you?

September 16, 2014

Five More Benefits of a Candidate-Recruiter Alliance

Candidate-Recruiter-AllianceAbacus Group previously catalogued 10 ways that professionals can benefit from collaborations with executive recruiters.  Admittedly, our list was incomplete. So, recently, we amended it with five additional advantages. Below are items 11 through 15 on our official “Benefits of Partnering with a Recruiter to Optimize Your Job Search” list. Can you think of anything that we might’ve missed here?

September 08, 2014

From Temporary to Permanent: Evaluating an Employee Transition

In the spirit of the American Staffing Association’s upcoming National Staffing Employee Week (September 15-21), we’re taking a closer look at the employer-employee relationship in the contingent workforce. Since we’ve already presented our advice for upgrading your temporary job to a permanent one, we’re sharing some guidance for those who supervise these types of positions.