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

April 28, 2017

Think Twice Before Using a Professional Resume Writing Service

Resume writing services are absolutely everywhere—but will someone else’s version of this essential professional document improve your prospects of getting hired? Abacus Group’s recruiters, who review hundreds of applications daily and know what hiring managers seek from candidates, have a few critiques of “store-bought” resumes.

August 02, 2016

Liar, Liar: Is Your Job Applicant Telling the Truth?

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A career expert recently published advice for job interviewees: Be honest. While the article’s examples of suspicious interviewing behavior help an out-of-touch job applicant brush up on best practices for integrity, they wave clear red flags to employers. We explore strategies to identify less flagrant instances of misrepresentation.