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

December 29, 2017

New Year’s Resolutions to Make You a Better Boss


As the year winds down, the common practice of making resolutions for the coming year starts to pull focus. This is a great opportunity to set goals as a manager that will ensure you don’t fall into bad habits that have undoubtedly formed over time and not just the past year.

December 26, 2017

How to Best Foster Happiness in the Workplace


Having a happy workplace positively affects productivity, brand identity and employee retention, to name a few. There are a lot of measures management can take in order to foster happiness in the workplace.

December 22, 2017

New York Cares Coat Drive


Accounting & Finance Division, Alexandra Blakeslee, “The New York Cares Coat Drive is an awesome and easy way to give to the community and make a positive impact that will last all season long.”

December 19, 2017

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…


It’s bizarre to think the holidays are upon us again. It has been an incredible year and we have our clients and candidates to thank for that. We hope you have a wonderful holiday season and spend it with those you love. We’re looking forward to the challenges and rewards 2018 brings. To view our 2017 holiday greeting card, click below.

December 12, 2017

Tips for Approaching a Panel Interview


Panel interviews are becoming increasingly popular and certainly have their advantages over their one-on-one alternative. What needs to be understood however, is that one does not approach a panel interview in the same way they might a one-on-one.

December 08, 2017

How to Successfully Conduct a Panel Interview


Panel interviews are often better alternatives to one-on-one interviews because they provide a more subjective format since each interviewer gives his or her valuations of the candidate based on the same encounter.

December 05, 2017

Robert Pickus Completes NYC Marathon


On November 5th, Robert Pickus completed the New York City Marathon. Before doing so, he raised an incredible $15,147 for the National CMV Foundation. The event, sponsored by Tata Consultancy Services, celebrated its 47th year with 50,773 runners crossing the finish line.