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

November 20, 2018

Equipping the Workforce of the Future, According to Chief Learning Officer


Chief Learning Officer published a piece yesterday reiterating the concerns for the future of the workforce and how to bridge the youth skills gap. Now that we are in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, concerns are mounting about the future of the workforce and the capabilities of today’s youth.

July 24, 2018

How to Come Back From a Workplace Faux Pas


Maybe it was a mistake made in an interaction with a colleague or rather you made a misstep with a client outside of your organization. The fact of the matter is that yes the faux pas says a lot about you as a professional and on a personal level, however, how you recover from it speaks volumes too.

January 19, 2018

How Diversity in the Workplace Creates Positive Change


The push for diversity in many industries remains in the foreground of social activism today. Apart from the obvious moral duty employers have to encourage diversity as well as the anti-discrimination legislation that regulates workforces, there are significant benefits to a diverse workplace for employers and employees.

December 26, 2017

How to Best Foster Happiness in the Workplace


Having a happy workplace positively affects productivity, brand identity and employee retention, to name a few. There are a lot of measures management can take in order to foster happiness in the workplace.

April 13, 2017

Identify Your Workplace “Type” to Hire Compatible Employees

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In the complex process of hiring new employees, cultural compatibility can be easily overlooked or deprioritized. A deeper dive into job seekers’ personality traits and working style are often lost, resulting in hiring mistakes. Employers will see better results if they are able to classify their workplace as a type and find professionals who perform best in it.