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May 24, 2017

Abacus Group Named to 2017 Forbes’ Best Professional Recruiting Firms

Abacus Group announced today its placement on the 2017 list of America’s Best Professional Recruiting Firms. Abacus, which specializes in executive search and temporary staffing for Accounting, Financial, and Administrative positions across all industries, earned an impressive ranking of 25 on the list of 250. In addition to its distinction as one of the top 10% of recruitment firms in the nation, Abacus Group is the highest-ranked company headquartered in NYC.

May 03, 2017

It’s Time to Stop Blocking the Path to Your Dream Job


When your job search lasts longer than projected, it’s easy to blame external forces. There are several ways that professionals inadvertently sabotage themselves from securing new opportunities. An unwillingness to budge in four areas—compensation, company name, title, and interview process—prevents job seekers from finding positions that fit their goals.

January 03, 2012

Ring in 2012 with 5 Innovative Management Tips

​A December 13 guest Forbes article by James Slavet of Greylock Partners, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, provides employers with several valuable management suggestions. In recognition of employers’ tendencies to focus heavily on outputs, like revenue or income, Slavet recommends that managers quantifiably assess employee inputs for the best possible results. Analogizing a corporate staff to a Little League baseball team, the article perceptively explains that a coach cannot demand runs without evaluating the players’ abilities.