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

March 26, 2015

Q&A with Abacus Group’s Jason Fleischer: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year Nominee

Jason-Banner-PreviewAbacus Group Senior Director Jason Fleischer is one of seven men nominated for the 2015 New York City Man of the Year (MOTY) title. Man & Woman of the Year (MWOY) is an LLS-sponsored competition among philanthropic, ambitious and socially active business and community leaders. Just in time for the March 26 fundraising period launch, Jason sheds light on his background with LLS, his MOTY candidacy and the impact that LLS has made in other areas of his life.

March 20, 2015

Customizing Interview Format to Meet Your Hiring Needs

Job-Interview-CustomizationFollowing continuous advancements in technology and the rise of post-recession startup culture, we’ve definitely noticed a decline in traditional job interviews. Yet research from Jobvite, a recruitment software provider shows that the standard face-to-face interview remains the frontrunner among interview formats, with 61 percent of job seekers reporting such an experience. But is this really the best form of candidate assessment for your company’s needs?

March 12, 2015

The Public Accounting Departure: Prepare Now, Leave Later

writing-preparation-departureProfessionals in this sector know all too well that Busy Season is synonymous with working longer hours, experiencing extra pressure and enjoying less free time. Fortunately, Public Accounting employees also know that this stressful period is finite, warranting enthusiastic anticipation of a definitive end date. What some Public Accounting professionals don’t know though, is that Busy Season is an excellent time to commence a job search in order to effectively outpace one’s competition.

March 04, 2015

Seven Opportunities to Work with Us

Following two consecutive years of aggressive hiring in an environment with strong employee retention, we’ve outgrown our space – again. We’re selectively searching for individuals who are confident, outgoing, professionally mature, entrepreneurial and self-motivated.