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

July 17, 2018

What to do When There are Fires to put out but You Aren’t a Firefighter


It seems to be that you can’t open your browser without seeing another scandal from a multi-billion dollar company - of which you are most likely a customer. From Facebook to Uber to Papa John himself, top executives continue to make headlines and often for the wrong reasons. This begs the question of where to from here.

February 13, 2018

The Growth of NYC’s Tech Sector


John Foley, “This has always been the city for multifaceted professionals who love diversity or aspire to learn across many different spectrums. Now it also is the place for those wishing to be part of the next generation of technology disruption.”

November 03, 2017

Old Dogs and New Tricks: Why Constant Training is Key


It’s a sad reality that companies offering training to their mature-aged workers are seen as being progressive. The best thing for business is to have constant training across the board without ignoring older employees.

December 08, 2015

Abacus Group Accepts Crain’s Best Places to Work Distinction for Third Consecutive Year

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A strong company culture is one of the defining elements of Abacus Group. Our founders are proud to have built an environment in which people truly enjoy coming to work each day. Recently, we celebrated Crain’s New York Business’ validation of our successful workplace philosophy at the annual Best Places to Work Awards Luncheon.

September 22, 2015

Abacus Group is a “Best Place to Work in NYC” for Third Straight Year

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We are pleased to announce Abacus Group’s placement on the Crain’s New York Business list of the “Best Places to Work in New York City” for the third consecutive year. Abacus Group’s repeated identification as a Best Place to Work affirms the success of its policies, philosophy, culture, and leadership. Notably, the firm is one of only two from the staffing and recruiting sector to earn the award.

May 07, 2015

The Big Career Impact of a Job in a Small Company

small-company-jobMay 4-8 is National Small Business Week, an annual U.S. Small Business Administration-sponsored celebration of companies with under $7 million in sales and fewer than 500 employees. Congratulations to the millions of employers and employees nationwide who embody the entrepreneurial mindset that is critical to the small business environment. Contrary to popular misconception, a company’s small size certainly does not prohibit opportunity for growth.

December 09, 2014

Abacus Group a Named a “Best Place to Work” Once Again

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Abacus Group, a leading provider of executive recruitment and temporary placement services, is proud to have been honored as one of the “Best Places to Work in New York City” for the second year in a row. Abacus Group earned a rank of 38 out of 100 in the annual workplace competition, and was one of only four recruiting firms to receive the distinction.

December 09, 2013

Abacus Group Named to Crain’s Best Places to Work in NYC List

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Abacus Group, an executive recruitment and temporary staffing firm, has officially been named by Crain’s New York Business as one of the 75 “Best Places to Work in New York City,” a prestigious list recognizing top employers in the five boroughs. Abacus Group’s respectable ranking – number 31 – represents an exciting milestone for the firm, which, over its 16-year history, had never before participated in the Crain’s competition.