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

July 26, 2016

Exciting News from Our Administrative Support Division

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Abacus Group is proud to announce that our Administrative Support Division is growing strongly and has recently introduced exciting changes. Aside from the division’s expansion in headcount, Abacus Group’s Administrative Support function will now operate as two focused sub-divisions—Temporary and Permanent—to more efficiently serve our clients and candidates.

July 22, 2016

Preventing Burnout in Your Accounting Career

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Accounting is prestigious, stable, and lucrative. Occasional mental fatigue is but a small price to pay for such a personally and financially rewarding career. However, for the sake of the health of the professionals with whom we work, we are sharing best practices for managing workplace-related stress and preventing burnout before it occurs.

July 19, 2016

Damage Control: How Recruiters Come to Employers’ Rescue

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Executive recruiters provide extensive value to hiring managers and HR professionals under both ordinary and extraordinary circumstances. Resources about recruitment services largely assume a run-of-the-mill, “all is well” status—rather than citing how the industry’s experts can promote recovery in times of exceptional chaos.

July 15, 2016

How to Secure Permanent Employment After Temping

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Despite certain disadvantages, temping is an excellent way to remain productive, current, and compensated during periods of unemployment. Moreover, temp assignments open doors to new professional connections and skills. Unfortunately, in our ever-competitive job market, some employers are wary to hire candidates who lack recent permanent experience.

July 12, 2016

Despite Recruitment’s Technological Evolution, Personalization Must Prevail

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With close to 20 years of operation in executive recruitment, we have witnessed remarkable changes in our line of business. Advancements in technology have strongly impacted the industry. We will explore why this is a favorable development for hiring managers and job seekers alike—and why reliance on technology alone for recruitment is not effective.

July 07, 2016

Move Forward: How to Handle Being Turned Down for a Job

move-forward-turned-down-jobOne difficult truth about the job market is that someone will always fail. This can happen from the employer’s point of view with a poor hiring decision, but, more commonly, job-related disappointments are the individual job seeker’s burden. Because it’s so easy to become discouraged by turndowns, we’ve prepared pragmatic approaches to move forward in your job search.