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

May 03, 2019

How to Bring Summer Into the Office


As the warm weather approaches, you will start to see your employees staring out the window, dreaming of sitting at the beach instead of their cubicles. Of course, summer breaks are a thing of the past, but that doesn’t mean the warmer months can’t bring along the opportunity to shake the workplace up a little bit.

May 01, 2019

How to Prepare For Your Job Search


After weeks of feeling like your current position is no longer the right fit for you, you know it’s time to find a new job! Searching for a job can be an extensive process, but there are a few things you can do before you start sending out applications that will make it go smoother.

April 25, 2019

Using a Recruiter for Your First Job Can Give You a Career Long Partner


Recruiters are professional matchmakers whose primary focus is placing their candidates the best role for them. There are many benefits of working with a recruiter, especially while looking for your first job, as they can become a career-long partner.

April 23, 2019

How to Stay Organized During Your Job Search


The job application process can be very complexed. Between drafting cover letters, formatting your resume, searching for positions and scheduling interviews, it is easy to neglect organization and end up in chaos. However, starting your job search with a plan to stay organized will keep you focused, on track, and might even result in you finding your next position sooner than you would have otherwise!

April 16, 2019

Jason Fleischer Celebrates 12 Years at Abacus Group


Jason Fleischer, Partner, Accounting and Finance Division, is celebrating 12 years at Abacus Group!

April 09, 2019

7 Ways You Can Improve How You Manage


Being in a management position means your company trusts you to lead a team and impart your knowledge onto the staff you oversee. With all the responsibilities that come with being a manager, spending time improving your managerial style can become your last priority. However, as rates of employees feeling disengages and unchallenged rise, working to improve how you manage is key to keeping your staff happy, productive, and successful.

April 02, 2019

How Long is Too Long to be at the Same Company


Most members of the workforce used to have the mentality that once you attain a steady job, you should stay at that company, slowly climbing the management ladder, until retirement. However, this is no longer the outlook that people have.

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.