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

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 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.

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 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 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 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.