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.

May 28, 2019

Networking Tips for Recent Graduates


Going to networking events and building a list of industry contacts is a key part of advancing your career. As a recent grad, you might have networked a little at career fairs, but true networking events aren’t only about finding potential work opportunities. Following the tips below will ensure you walk in knowing everything you should, feeling confident, and make the right impression.

May 07, 2019

Most Popular Jobs for Recent Grads


In the next few weeks, thousands of graduates will be throwing their caps into the air and entering the workforce. Although many grads know the career path they’re hoping to go down, some are still trying to figure out their next step after they cross the stage. If you are still unsure about what kind of positions you should be applying to, consider one of the most popular jobs for recent grads.

March 26, 2019

How Your Extracurriculars Can Help You Get a Job after Graduation


When writing your first professional resume, GPA and internships are not the only thing interviewers and recruiters will be looking at. Having participated in a variety of extracurriculars not only shows that you are a well-rounded individual, but also that you have gained experiences and skills that are not always attained in the classroom.

March 23, 2018

Three Easily Acquired References for a Recent Grad


It is very likely that potential employers will ask for references from you. If your internship experience isn’t particularly strong and doesn’t serve as a source for references, these three examples are great alternatives.