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

January 05, 2018

How to Know it’s Time to get Agile Talent


Often the need for more staff is an obvious one. It may be that your current cohort has gaps in their knowledge and skills that outsourced agile talent may be able to fill or simply your team needs more manpower.

August 01, 2017

What to Look For When Transitioning an Employee from Temp to Perm

It’s very hard to find quality temp employees given the time constraints during the hiring process. Bearing this in mind, it’s even more difficult to find the right candidate you wish to keep on as a permanent member of the team. That’s not to say that it’s impossible to find a worthy temp candidate you wish to keep on. However, key characteristics need to be identified before transitioning the employee from temp to perm.

April 21, 2017

Check Out a New Tool to Privately Express Interest in Temp Work


LinkedIn gives users the option to privately signal to employers and recruiters their interest in new jobs. Recently, the career networking platform expanded the function for professionals to specify if they are looking for contract work. This modification has already facilitated better-aligned connections between job seekers and recruiters.