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

December 24, 2015

People We Count On: Chris Cook

ck-previewChris Cook, Director of Accounting & Finance Recruitment, is a longstanding part of Abacus Group. Like his colleagues, Chris brings an abundance of firsthand experience in Public Accounting to his role in executive search. His tremendous success is an inspiration to the firm’s junior staff. Take a look at the highlights of Chris’ experience in recruitment.

December 17, 2015

People We Count On: Melissa Perez

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Melissa Perez is an Associate in our Temporary Staffing Division, working specifically with Accounting & Finance professionals. Self-described as “outgoing,” Melissa’s openness and ability to instantly build rapport with anyone is a large component of her success in recruitment. Melissa shares her background in detail in a new interview.

December 15, 2015

Happy Holidays to Our Clients & Candidates

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Happy Holidays to the bright and talented individuals we are fortunate to work with daily: our clients and candidates. This holiday season, we’re gratefully reflecting on the business partnerships we have formed in the past year. Read on for our holiday greeting.

December 10, 2015

People We Count On: Rob Pickus

rob-pickus-previewRob Pickus, CPA has been recruiting Accounting & Finance professionals at Abacus Group for almost as long as the firm has been in operation. As a Director in the firm’s largest executive search team, Rob is highly-regarded for his competency in connecting Accounting leadership, hiring managers, and job-seeking professionals.

December 08, 2015

Abacus Group Accepts Crain’s Best Places to Work Distinction for Third Consecutive Year

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A strong company culture is one of the defining elements of Abacus Group. Our founders are proud to have built an environment in which people truly enjoy coming to work each day. Recently, we celebrated Crain’s New York Business’ validation of our successful workplace philosophy at the annual Best Places to Work Awards Luncheon.

December 03, 2015

People We Count On: Sara Bouley

sara-bouley-previewSara Bouley, a newcomer in Abacus Group’s Accounting & Finance Division, has, in a short time, happily immersed herself in our company as an Executive Recruiter. As is the case with her peers, Sara’s Public Accounting background and likeable demeanor facilitate an immediate bond with her candidates. She recently shared some information about her new work experience.

December 01, 2015

IT Growth in the Accounting Industry Brings Greater Employer Demands

information-technology-public-accountingA new report from the Information Technology Alliance (ITA) delivers good news for Information Technology professionals who specialize in the Accounting industry: You’re in high demand, and you can expect a bump in compensation as we head into 2016. Abacus Group’s Director of Information Technology Staffing and Recruitment, Marty Harte, explains that the survey results are positive—but there’s a catch.