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

March 18, 2021

The Benefits of a Long-Term Recruiter-Candidate Relationship


Many job seekers mistakenly believe that their placement in a new job concludes the relationship they formed with the recruiter who placed them. However, professionals who have built long-term partnerships with a recruiter know that it is the secret to having your dream career.

March 08, 2021

What Not to Stay During a Job Interview


When preparing for an interview, many job seekers focus solely on what questions will most likely be asked and brainstorming answers about their experiences and skills that will set them apart from their competitors.

December 07, 2020

Getting Your Resume Ready for the New Year


Most professionals view their resume as a stagnant document that only needs to be updated when you are ready to start job searching again. When that time approaches, however, it can be an overwhelming and tedious task to assess whether to keep or delete what you already had written as well as put into words your most recent job experience and any newly attained skills.

November 05, 2020

How to Ace Your Final Round Interview


Getting to the final round of the interview process is both incredibly exciting but definitely nerve-racking for any job seeker.

October 01, 2020

Setting Yourself Apart From Other Candidates


Job seekers are more active than ever, meaning it is critical to set yourself apart from other applicants. To do so successfully, you must put time and consideration into every application you submit.

September 24, 2020

15 Ways to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile


There is no denying that LinkedIn is the leader in professional social networking and can be an incredible tool for job seekers. While many applicants focus on finely tuning their resume and cover letter, it is important not to disregard your LinkedIn profile.

August 31, 2020

The Virtual Interview Check List [Infographic]

August 10, 2020

Rethinking Your Work Routine to Keep Your Office Healthy


If you will be returning to the office soon, it is important to think about how you will need to adjust your work routine to keep yourself and your co-workers healthy.

August 03, 2020

Making Meaningful Business Connections Through Networking


Networking is an important skill that most professionals know they should have, but are not well-versed in. Unless building connections is an important part of your business, it is likely that you do not have a lot of networking experience.

July 20, 2020

Tips for Starting a New Job While Working from Home


The first few days at a new job are normally filled with feelings of excitement and opportunity. But now that most companies are working virtually, it may feel more ambiguous and uncertain.