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4 Metrics to improve your recruitment now

4 Metrics to improve your recruitment now!
If recent surveys into the hiring intentions of the local marketplace are to be believed, 40-60% of organisations based in Northern Ireland are recruiting right now. If yours is one of those organisations why not apply these metrics and draw some inferences from their results.
For ease of digest, Justin Rush, Abacus Director has made the assumption that this analysis is applied to an intermediate professional level recruitment managed by an in-house team.
1. Number of quality applicants per advertised vacancy.
A quality applicant is one that meets all

Charity Quiz Night

Charity Quiz Night
Our Charity Quiz night in aid of Inspire Wellbeing was held in The Duke of York on 15th March 2017.
The event was extremely well attended with more participants than expected. A great night was had by all in one of Belfast’s finest bars. We are indebted to all who attended and the many companies and individuals who generously donated and contributed to our charity raffle.   A fantastic £892.55 was collected for the charity which accumulates to the grand total of £8,197 raised to date.

Congratulations to the winning quiz

Abacus Professional Recruitment Sponsors QUB Law Ball

Abacus Professional Recruitment Sponsors the QUB Law Ball
A fantastic evening was had by all on Wednesday 8th March at the grand venue, Titanic Belfast.  
Abacus Professional Recruitment is a proud sponsor of the QUB Law Society.  It was a true privilege to be associated with the annual end of year ball, being the biggest and best yet.  A fantastic evening was had by all at the award winning venue Titanic Belfast.

For those who attended the QUB Law Society Ball, please scroll down to preview and download the photographs snapped on the evening.  We hope you

Abacus Professional Recruitment Sponsors UUJ Law Ball

Abacus Professional Recruitment Sponsors the UUJ Law Ball
A fantastic evening was had by all on Thursday 2nd March at Belfast’s Hilton Hotel.  
Abacus Professional Recruitment is a proud sponsor of the Ulster University Law Society.  A fantastic evening was had by all, the 2017 UUJ Law Ball was held in the grand location of the Lagan Suite at The Hilton Hotel.

For those who attended the Ulster University Law Society Ball, please scroll down to download the photographs snapped on the evening.

We hope you all thoroughly enjoyed yourselves! #UUJLawBall #UUSULawSociety

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Our very own recruitment rom com’s

Our very own recruitment rom com’s
Abacus’ 25 rom com recruitment spin offs
Roses are red, violets are blue… Abacus are feeling the love today and wanted to share a little cheesy something with you!  Check out our Top 25 recruitment rom com spin offs on this fine Valentine’s Day…

 
Happy Valentine’s Day readers, we hope at least we made you laugh.  To re-kindle that love with your career, don’t hesitate to contact Abacus by submitting your CV! We are powered by love today, helping you find your perfect ‘JOB’ match! #LoveYourJob

Alternatively contact Abacus

Announcing Live Chat With Abacus

Announcing Live Chat With Abacus
Today, at Abacus Professional Recruitment we are very excited to tell you about a new feature we’ve never before offered: live chat.
We know that you don’t want to have to dig through a website to find the information you seek. You’re busy; we get that. So we’re activating a live chat feature on our new website, www.abacus.jobs  When you’re job searching and have a specific question or issue, we want to be right there with you to get it resolved in that moment. Here are just a few

5 Things that are going to happen in the NI Recruitment Marketplace in 2017

5 Things that are going to happen in the NI Recruitment Marketplace in 2017
Abacus Director, Justin Rush shares his thoughts on what is going to happen in the NI Recruitment Marketplace.
1. More Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) businesses will arrive in Northern Ireland. 
International businesses continue to set-up in Northern Ireland, often with the support of Invest NI.   They do this because we have highly skilled, professional staff in finance, technology and law available at very attractive price point compared to other major European cities such as Dublin and London. It is

5 TRUMP-tastic ways to impress on your first day

5 TRUMP-tastic ways to impress on your first day in a new job
So, Donald Trump starts his new job today, 20th January 2017.
For all his experience and knowledge, there will be a degree of uncertainty and a need for assurance; perhaps for him and the people around him! While many of us will not be able to relate to his level of wealth, surely everyone who has started a new job will be able to recall the pressure of starting a new challenging or shifting into a new career.
Therefore the

Housing Market in Belfast

Housing Market in Belfast
At Abacus Professional Recruitment we are proud of Belfast and all it has to offer. As well as being in the position to offer exceptional insight into the recruitment market and current trends we also have first hand experience of relocating to Belfast.

Being ranked within the Top 10 best cities to work and live in UK. Offering excellent value in the housing market, low commuting times, high performing schools, and affordable childcare. Belfast offers a high quality of work, a healthy quality of life and a stronger

Commuting Times in Belfast

Commuting times in Belfast
At Abacus Professional Recruitment we are proud of Belfast and all it has to offer. As well as being in the position to offer exceptional insight into the recruitment market and current trends we also have first hand experience of relocating to Belfast.

Watch our video below to hear from Cheryl discuss commuting times in Belfast and some of the top reasons why you should consider relocating to Northern Ireland today.

To view more exclusive videos from company executives and recent relocators register for the following industry-specific webinars scheduled for Tuesday

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