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  • What are the benefits of working for a global company like Progressive Recruitment

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    It has been eight years since I joined Progressive Recruitment – part of the larger SThree Group and to-date, I consider myself very fortunate to be able to work in a diverse environment with colleagues coming from different corners of the globe. I firmly believe that working for a global firm like Progressive Recruitment has equipped me with a breadth of opportunities and m...

  • How is fintech innovation influencing the future of banking?

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    The introduction of digital banks, also known as ‘neo-banks’, has allowed many Australians to lead a more convenient lifestyle whereby individuals are now able to sort out their finances through virtual platforms at any time and any place they want. This emerging product offering created by fintech firms has entered both the consumer and commercial Australian markets during ...

  • Meet two of our rising stars at Progressive Recruitment

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    At Progressive Recruitment, we pride ourselves on growing our team organically. Our team managers have all started with us from the bottom up - as a trainee, learning all aspects of the business at various levels and rising through the ranks, to becoming exemplary leaders of Progressive Recruitment today. We would like to specifically extend a big THANK YOU to two of our ris...

  • What is the impact of Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop?

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    Melbourne’s Suburban Rail Loop that links all major rail lines in Melbourne with the new airport rail link, has been billed by the Victorian government as the “biggest public transport project in Australian history”. It is a proposed new rail network forming a circle around Melbourne’s suburbs and is a significant milestone set out in the Victorian government’s Plan Melbourn...

  • Is the Australian job market ready for the next mining boom?

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    The Chamber of Minerals and Energy has reported that Australia will be experiencing another mining boom as commodity prices of iron ore and coal have lifted. Following the 11% increase in exports of minerals, metals coal and petroleum totalling $220 billion within the year, mining companies have started working on new projects and have renewed their investment in existing pr...

  • What are the three biggest ways that AI will impact the future of IT?

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    We are currently in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution – one that is enabled by self-driving vehicles, multilingual virtual assistants, drones delivering parcels and robots soon joining soldiers on the battlefield. As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to impact businesses all over the world, it is probably fair to say that one of the biggest industries to be ...

  • How does job mobility in Australia compare to other countries?

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    A recent study by research specialist McCrindle has shown that the average Australian will have 17 employers from the age of 18 up to retirement – the equivalent of five separate careers in a person’s life. Emerging trends have further shown that job mobility is on the rise with the current national average time spent in a position averaging 3.3 years. Findings from the Depa...

  • 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...