Being a powerful person in the workplace

The word “power” is often associated with the idea of control, dominance, authority and sometimes corruption, depending on your experience, which obviously can have some negative connotations. The kind of power we’re referring to here, however, is quite the opposite.   Through our work in recruitment, we come across a wide variety of people; different cultures, personalities and stories, which … Read more

An Artificial Future

It’s the conversation we need to be having whether we’re ready to or not. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is upon us and brings with it some very exciting opportunities and possibilities, as well as inevitable challenges. We recently had a chat with Shaun Hughston, the founder of Agility Automation to talk all things AI and automation in the context of Australia … Read more

Benefits of a Dedicated Permanent and Temporary Division

Benefits of a dedicated Permanent and Temporary Division: Abacus Human Capital has dedicated permanent and temporary divisions to better support the needs of both its candidates and clients. This means that if you are ever looking for a job or to identify great talent for your team, you will be able to work closely with an Abacus Human Capital representative who is better positioned … Read more

Why you should be saying yes to a recruiter.

You’ve just received a call from a recruitment agency who is offering their services to your company. They’re making bold claims about previous placement success and throwing around words like ‘exclusivity’ and ‘premium candidates’. A few questions probably start running through your mind about whether going through a recruiter when a job becomes vacant is … Read more

A Culture of Encouragement

In an increasingly tight job market, many companies who have become complacent in areas of their business are suddenly finding their staff flying out the door to pursue new opportunities in the market. Employee retention directly affects profitability and productivity in your business and is a skill that requires intentionality in building a positive and thriving workplace culture. ​ One … Read more