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

June 18, 2019

A Recent Grad’s Guide to the First Few Weeks in the Office

Congratulations, you have landed your first job out of college! In the mix of all the excitement and nerves, try to focus your energy on preparation.

December 02, 2016

One Chance to Make a Phenomenal First Impression: Use It Wisely

First impressions are critical moments; whether you’re meeting with a recruiter, interviewing with a potential employer, networking with professionals at an industry-related event, or starting a new job, just a few moments will define others’ preliminary opinions of you. In general, to make a “great” first impression is to convey oneself as motivated, intelligent, amicable, confident, and authentic.

July 22, 2016

Preventing Burnout in Your Accounting Career

Accounting is prestigious, stable, and lucrative. Occasional mental fatigue is but a small price to pay for such a personally and financially rewarding career. However, for the sake of the health of the professionals with whom we work, we are sharing best practices for managing workplace-related stress and preventing burnout before it occurs.

June 28, 2016

Len Frankel, Abacus Co-Founder, Participates in Employee Engagement Panel

two-ten-hr-summit-abacusIn early June, Abacus Group co-founding partner Len Frankel  shared his employee management expertise on a panel at Two Ten Footwear Foundation’s annual HR Summit. Attended by various Human Resources executives, the dialogue explored the idea that increasing the bottom line requires more than a strategic product assortment and excellent customer service; strong employee engagement, too, can lead to greater fiscal results.

September 22, 2015

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

Crain's 2015

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.

September 10, 2015

Staffing Industry Software Provider BWSI Profiles Abacus Group

Staffing industry software provider BWSI recently profiled Abacus Group—including our growth, key performance drivers and philosophy—in a business case study. In a Q&A-style interview between BWSI CEO Bill DeBarba and Abacus Group Co-Founding Partner Len Frankel, the two leaders discuss our firm’s growth story as well as challenges.

December 09, 2013

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

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.