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

February 27, 2018

What You Should Look for in an Internship


As winter begins to wind down, we start to approach summer internship applying season. Although it is tough to be overly selective since competition is rife, no candidate should accept a summer internship merely for the sake of it; especially if it is an unpaid opportunity that could lead to an intern being taken advantage of.

February 23, 2018

What Employers Can Learn about Diversity from Facebook’s Head of Diversity, Maxine Williams


Facebook was named #1 by employees’ choeice on Glassdoor’s 2018, Best Places to Work list. Facebook, worth over half a trillion dollars, no doubt has the funding to provide an appealing experience and culture to its cohort. However, this is not to say that a company cannot provide employee satisfaction if they haven’t reached multibillion-dollar status.

February 20, 2018

How to ensure your Interview is Memorable


Your resume ticked a lot of boxes, you’ve passed the phone screen and now it’s time to be brought in for an in-person interview. Congratulations for making it this far but in the words of the Carpenters, “we’ve only just begun”.

February 16, 2018

Abacus Group Once Again Awarded Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Satisfaction Awards


As we enter into our 21st year as a staffing agency, we are reminded of how lucky we are to have clients and candidates with whom we have strong and fruitful relationships. The honor to be recognized for providing satisfaction is dwarfed only by the honor to be of service to our clients and candidates.

February 13, 2018

The Growth of NYC’s Tech Sector


John Foley, “This has always been the city for multifaceted professionals who love diversity or aspire to learn across many different spectrums. Now it also is the place for those wishing to be part of the next generation of technology disruption.”

February 09, 2018

The State of the U.S. Job Market Offering a Promising Start to the Year


The falling unemployment rate in recent months has strengthened the economy and provided great hope for the year ahead.

February 06, 2018

Coding: The Most Sought-After Skill


In today’s highly digitized market, having coding experience is incredibly sought-after. It opens the gateway to personal and professional growth as well as meeting demand in an environment where supply is drastically low.

February 02, 2018

Despite Concerns About Work-life Balance, Big Four Still Fairs Well


On January 31st, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants released a report based on the findings of surveyed ACCA members: students aged between 16 and 36 years old.