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

September 22, 2017

Six Common LinkedIn Job-Seeker Mistakes [Infographic]


It can’t be reiterated enough that LinkedIn is a tremendous resource for job-seekers, employers and recruiters alike. It’s important however that users leverage its vast features and by doing so, eliminate any behavior that doesn’t best serve their brand.

August 25, 2017

Social Media and Personal Branding [Infographic]


An individual’s digital footprint goes a long way in representing their personal brand. By utilizing social media to communicate one’s personal brand, you are taking advantage of the myriad of benefits these platforms have in communicating image and connecting people.

September 30, 2016

Hiring Professionals Look to Employer Branding, Social Media to Acquire Talent in 2017

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SHRM recently reported on recruitment software company Jobvite’s 2016 Recruiter Nation Survey of more than 1,600 talent acquisition professionals in the U.S. Respondents overwhelmingly believe that hiring will be very difficult in 2017—primarily due to a shortage of qualified candidates in a market with a surplus of open jobs.