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

March 28, 2019

Abacus Honored as one of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms


Yesterday, it was announced that Abacus Group has been placed on the 2019 list of Forbes’ America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms.

March 26, 2019

How Your Extracurriculars Can Help You Get a Job after Graduation


When writing your first professional resume, GPA and internships are not the only thing interviewers and recruiters will be looking at. Having participated in a variety of extracurriculars not only shows that you are a well-rounded individual, but also that you have gained experiences and skills that are not always attained in the classroom.

March 19, 2019

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer


The job searching processes can be long and exhausting, so when you find a great fit and receive an offer, it can be hard not to say “yes” immediately. However, it is important to carefully consider all aspects of the job offer to know you’re getting everything you need and want from your future employer.

March 15, 2019

What Millennials Want from their Workplace


Millennials, who are currently between 22 and 38 years old, are now dominating the job market compared to any other generation. Because of this, it is pivotal to know what employees in this group are looking for in their workplace.

March 13, 2019

The Most In-Demand Skills of 2019


As the job market shifts and develops, so do the most sought-after skills. Regardless of if you are two or twenty years into your career, it’s important to become familiar with these skills and see if/how they can be applied to what you do.

March 08, 2019

Job Searching Checklist for Upcoming Grads


College graduations are about two months away, so now is the time for upcoming grads to start preparing for their first job search. The process can certainly be daunting but taking some of the first steps over the next few weeks will only benefit you in the long run. Here’s a checklist of 10 things you can do to prepare for your job search before graduation!

March 05, 2019

The Benefits of Implementing Professional Development


Implementing professional development in your business is critical for company success. There are a wide variety of options, from planning workshops or attending conferences, to pursuing accreditations or learning the latest technologies.