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

January 30, 2018

The Habits You Need to Form in a New Job That Set You Up for Success


Starting a new job can be tricky and often quite nerve-racking. However, it’s important to start strong in order to set oneself up for a fruitful career.They say it takes 66 days of repetitive behavior in order to form a habit. The first few months of a new job are the perfect time to form habits that will lead to your success in the role.

January 26, 2018

Tax Season is Upon Us: What You Need to Know


Taxes can be daunting but the trick is to be prepared and organized so as to be meticulous and error-free.

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January 24, 2018

Three Important Traits for an Internal Auditor


The role of an internal auditor in every company is an objective-driven one. The wants and needs of hiring executives are changing what is sought after in an internal auditor.

January 19, 2018

How Diversity in the Workplace Creates Positive Change


The push for diversity in many industries remains in the foreground of social activism today. Apart from the obvious moral duty employers have to encourage diversity as well as the anti-discrimination legislation that regulates workforces, there are significant benefits to a diverse workplace for employers and employees.

January 16, 2018

A Different Way of Thinking: Don’t Look for a Job, Look for an Employer


By looking specifically for an employer over a certain role, job-seekers are more likely to find the right cultural fit that nurtures their professional growth and cultivates a long-term relationship with a company.

January 12, 2018

How to Manage Millennials


Although it is important not to make sweeping generalizations, it also goes without saying that millennials are unlike any generation that has preceded them and therefore stimulate much debate and conversation, particularly in regards to how to deal with them in the workforce.

January 09, 2018

Accounting and Finance Resume Tips [Infographic]


A good resume is essential to securing an interview. It is the first impression employers capture of your personal brand and as such should portray you in the best light possible.

January 05, 2018

How to Know it’s Time to get Agile Talent


Often the need for more staff is an obvious one. It may be that your current cohort has gaps in their knowledge and skills that outsourced agile talent may be able to fill or simply your team needs more manpower.

January 02, 2018

Signs It’s Time for a New Job


There are some telltale signs that it’s time to start looking for a new job. Often it is best to get this process started sooner rather than later as your behavior at work and towards it, may detriment your performance. This could result in your termination before you even had the chance to begin your job search.