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

January 28, 2015

How Recruiters Promote Hiring Efficiency

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A partnership with an executive recruiter is one of the best ways to alleviate the toxicity that is slow hiring. Excessively long vacancies swallow your productivity and revenue, deprive your organization of top candidates and diminish the quality of the candidates you ultimately hire.

January 21, 2015

Why It’s Never the Wrong Time to Talk with a Recruiter

Phone-Call-Recruiter“Are you open to a discussion about new job opportunities?” If you’re employed in Accounting, Financial Services, Information Technology or Administrative Support, an executive recruiter has probably already approached you this way.  You may have been contacted by phone, by email or through LinkedIn, as these are three of the most common tools that recruiters use to contact “passive” candidates.

January 13, 2015

Adding Staff in 2015? Be Mindful of Candidate Misrepresentation

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Forecasts for how companies will hire this year are, well, higher. 60 percent of employers plan to increase their hiring in 2015, reports Dice. An increase in hiring is generally a good sign; but, like any business decision, the act of bringing new employees on board must be approached with caution.

January 06, 2015

What 2015 Hiring Trends Mean for Your Job Search

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While you – an Accounting, Financial, IT or Administrative professional – are most likely not interested in anything to do with hiring, you should be knowledgeable of how shifts in the job market will affect you, should you choose to make a move this year. From Sullivan’s instructions to employers, we’ve extracted a handful of key takeaways for job seekers.