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

June 21, 2019

Perks of Pursuing Professional Development Opportunities


Pursuing professional development opportunities, regardless of how long you have been working, will bring you so many benefits. From getting an advanced degree or taking night classes to attending a conference or conducting individual research, there are so many types of professional development that you can take advantage of.

June 18, 2019

A Recent Grad’s Guide to the First Few Weeks in the Office


Congratulations, you have landed your first job out of college! In the mix of all the excitement and nerves, try to focus your energy on preparation.

June 14, 2019

The Leadership Skills that All Employers are Looking For


Regardless of what role you are applying for, leadership skills are sought after across all companies and industries. Compared to technical skills, they are not as easy to quantify but demonstrating that you have these leadership skills will put you above those whom you are interviewing against and assure your potential employer that you have the ability to make a great impact on the company and community.

June 07, 2019

Setting Your Summer Interns Up for Success


The beginning of June marks the start of Summer internships. Offices everywhere will open their doors to bright young minds, eager to experience their first taste of the businesses and industries they hope to work in one day.

June 04, 2019

How to Stay Motivated in the Office During the Summer


Staying focused and productive at work can be tough when you know so many others are lying on the beach, hanging out with friend and family, and generally enjoying the warm weather. Instead of spending your time in the office daydreaming of summer fun, push yourself to stay focused and motivated while allowing yourself to bring a little brightness into a mundane workday.