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 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 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 19, 2018

How Diversity in the Workplace Creates Positive Change


The push for diversity in many industries remains in the foreground of social activism today. Apart from the obvious moral duty employers have to encourage diversity as well as the anti-discrimination legislation that regulates workforces, there are significant benefits to a diverse workplace for employers and employees.

January 12, 2018

How to Manage Millennials


Although it is important not to make sweeping generalizations, it also goes without saying that millennials are unlike any generation that has preceded them and therefore stimulate much debate and conversation, particularly in regards to how to deal with them in the workforce.

January 05, 2018

How to Know it’s Time to get Agile Talent


Often the need for more staff is an obvious one. It may be that your current cohort has gaps in their knowledge and skills that outsourced agile talent may be able to fill or simply your team needs more manpower.

December 29, 2017

New Year’s Resolutions to Make You a Better Boss


As the year winds down, the common practice of making resolutions for the coming year starts to pull focus. This is a great opportunity to set goals as a manager that will ensure you don’t fall into bad habits that have undoubtedly formed over time and not just the past year.

December 26, 2017

How to Best Foster Happiness in the Workplace


Having a happy workplace positively affects productivity, brand identity and employee retention, to name a few. There are a lot of measures management can take in order to foster happiness in the workplace.