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

January 04, 2019

The Hiring Surge of December 2018


Hiring surged in December with employers adding 312,000 jobs. This figure was well above the expectation of economists and only confirms that the U.S. economy continues to go from strength to strength.

December 09, 2016

Don’t Fall for the December Trap in Your Job Search

December Trap
People often believe that December is not a good time to look for a new job. The truth is, it is actually an ideal time to start looking for your next great role, according to Los Angeles Accounting & Finance Recruitment Director Chris Cook. We recruiters are always available leading up to the holidays and we want to hear from you.

November 18, 2016

Don’t Get Caught Shorthanded this Holiday Season

winter-holidaysThanksgiving is less than a week away, but it’s not too early to formulate your year-end temporary staffing plans. In fact, if you haven’t already begun planning ahead for extra support, your team or colleagues are at risk of being shorthanded this December. A lack of key personnel in the final weeks of the year can put an enormous strain on productivity, staff morale, and profits.