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

April 17, 2018

Twenty-Three Percent of Startups Fail Due to Recruitment Shortcomings


According to findings made by CB Insights, 23% of startups fail based on recruitment shortcomings. Unsurprisingly, 42% of startups fail due to the lack of market demand for the product and 29% fail due to running out of money. What is concerning, however, is the preventability of closure due to recruitment issues.

October 31, 2017

The Power of the Offsite


An offsite, the gathering of employees in a setting outside of their day-to-day office, has incredible benefits for employees and managers alike.

August 11, 2017

Startup vs Corporate: Two Households, Both Alike in Dignity


There are many differences between a startup and corporate job. Here the main three are highlighted. Those being: pay, responsibility, and direction. Differences will vary across industries and will be dependent on the jobs however the three highlighted are prominent because they seem to be consistent across the board.

June 18, 2015

Drive the Evolution of Your Startup – Without Hiring Headaches

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Selecting and cultivating talent is critical to any business, but for a startup environment, shortcomings in hiring and retention are especially difficult. The resignation or termination of three employees in a startup could very well equate to the departure of one-third of the company’s personnel.