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

November 20, 2018

Equipping the Workforce of the Future, According to Chief Learning Officer


Chief Learning Officer published a piece yesterday reiterating the concerns for the future of the workforce and how to bridge the youth skills gap. Now that we are in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, concerns are mounting about the future of the workforce and the capabilities of today’s youth.

February 06, 2018

Coding: The Most Sought-After Skill


In today’s highly digitized market, having coding experience is incredibly sought-after. It opens the gateway to personal and professional growth as well as meeting demand in an environment where supply is drastically low.

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 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.

October 06, 2017

The Importance of Promoting Leadership and Development in the Workplace


A strong leader is one who can empower others. The best way to curb concerns over the leadership pipeline is by investing in development opportunities and training for staff.

June 27, 2017

Millennials: The New Generation In Recruiting

Very simply, no one understands a millennial more than a millennial. It’s important for a recruiter to understand the motivation of their candidate. A recruiter seeks to learn what motivates a candidate not only to find new work but also to keep thriving in a position. A millennial recruiter can bridge the growing gap in the market.