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  • IR35 and Off Payroll Legislation update

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    Last week the Chancellor announced in his Budget that IR35 Off Payroll Legislation to the private sector in 2020. Since that time we have been considering the announcement and have come to the following conclusion: We continue to be supportive of the government’s attempts to ensure everyone pays the appropriate amount of tax, and we applaud the Government for giving business...

  • Progressive Recruitment premieres its Women in STEM networking series

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    Last week, Progressive Recruitment – part of the larger SThree Group, launched the first session of its Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) networking series in Sydney. As a global STEM recruitment specialist with over 30 years of experience, we have seen first-hand the lack of female candidates in the STEM market and the common issues that women...

  • Find out how the market conditions for Energy, Oil and Gas is going to impact SouthEast Asia at the upcoming EIC Connect Energy in Malaysia 2018

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    Progressive Singapore will be attending the EIC Connect Energy Malaysia 2018 to discover the opportunities of the energy sector especially within oil and gas in the region. With the uptick in the oil and gas industry, Southeast Asia is predicted to benefit massively in terms of its production and capacity. In numbers, that is projected to be an approximate 197 thousand barre...

  • How innovative video platforms are changing the interview process

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    Let’s be honest, interviews make most of us feel uneasy; they’re nerve-wracking for candidates and time-consuming for managers. We recently spoke about how technology is changing the way people apply for jobs, and this extends to the entire recruitment process – particularly interviews. Interviews put people under pressure, and take a lot of time out of everyone’s diaries. N...

  • IR35 Survey: Results and Solutions

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    Following the implementation of the Off Payroll Legislation in April 2017 and the potential upcoming changes in the Private Sector, we were keen to understand your views, how you have been impacted and your thoughts on any changes to the Private Sector from an IR35 perspective. Download the survey results below to find out our customers’ thoughts, complemented with additiona...

  • How we place our employees at the heart of everything we do

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    Life as a recruiter is extremely purposeful and hugely rewarding. At Progressive Recruitment, we ensure that this is especially so. As a recruitment consultant, you impact people’s lives by finding them new opportunities and helping them take the next step in their career. At Progressive Recruitment, we are more than just an employer. We want our employees to enjoy coming to...

  • Progressive Recruitment goes to Lansdowne Cup Rugby Lunch!

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    2018 marks 39 years since Ireland defeated Australia's Wallabies in Sydney. To celebrate, Progressive Recruitment invited their clients to the well-anticipated Lansdowne Cup Rugby lunch held at Doltone House in Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney. It was a day of celebration of both rugby and the close relationship that Australia has with Ireland. For those who are unfamiliar with the e...

  • How technology is changing the way people apply for jobs

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    As technology advances, the process of applying for a job has significantly changed, with the days of handing in paper CV’s slowly becoming a thing of the past. With companies re-thinking the different ways in which they handle the job application process, we decided to take a look into how this impacts recruitment. The value of job boards and storing data online When lookin...

  • Progressive Recruitment shows support for youth mentorship at the Raise Foundation

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    Every year, Progressive Recruitment takes part in the Raise Foundation event in support of young people at risk of disengagement. The Raise Foundation is a registered Australian charity which provides mentoring programs for young people in high schools and the wider community. At this year’s event, we were delighted to have inspirational speaker Professor Michelle Simmons. M...

  • Friday night lights: Progressive Recruitment goes to AFL!

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    The Australian Football League (AFL) season kicked off on 22 March 2018. To celebrate, we took our clients and candidates to the Hawthorn v/s Sydney Swans game at the Melbourne Cricket Grounds (MCG) in Melbourne last month. AFL is an integral part of many Australian communities and the AFL culture is exceptionally strong in Melbourne. It was therefore a fantastic opportunity...