Connecting...

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

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmdyvmjkvmdivmzcvmdyvmjqvbmv0d29ya2luzziuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilci5mdb4mzawiyjdxq

    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!

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmdyvmjkvmdivmzavmzcvotixl0fgtcbwag90by5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijkwmhgzmdajil1d

    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...

  • Spotlight on Vivid Sydney

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmdyvmjcvmdgvmdavmzcvmti2l2lqawnjes1jb2xsywdlihjlc2l6zwquanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilci5mdb4mzawiyjdxq

    This year, Progressive Recruitment celebrated Vivid Sydney on a catamaran private charter over two separate nights. On this occasion, we invited our clients and candidates to join us aboard the Nevaeh that departed at Town's Place Wharf for a night cruise around the Sydney harbour. It was a fantastic way to see the lights of the city with those that we have built relationshi...

  • How beneficial is cloud migration for your organisation?

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmdyvmdqvmdavmzgvndevntyyl0nsb3vkig1pz3jhdglvbiaocmvzaxplzckuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilci5mdb4mzawiyjdxq

    Cloud migration – the process of moving data and applications from local storage devices to a remote database, or moving them from one cloud to another – is becoming more prominent today. According to the “Anatomy of a cloud migration” report released by Rackspace, companies are migrating to the cloud due to the increased availability of technological advances – rather than ...

  • AI singularity is on its way

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmdyvmdqvmdavmtgvmzyvnduxl0fjms5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijkwmhgzmdajil1d

    “200 scientists average that singularity is only 20 years away,” stated Liesl Yearsley, CEO of Akin.com, at the 2018 CeBIT Conference in Sydney. Singularity is a term used by many scientists to refer to a point in the near future where machines will have a technologically-created cognitive capacity far beyond that of humankind. In comparison to today where Artificial Intelli...

  • Why benefits could be the key to untapped talent

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmdyvmdevmduvntyvnduvntqwl3nodxr0zxjzdg9ja18zmjczntk5nzuuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilci5mdb4mzawiyjdxq

    You may be surprised to learn that 79% of employees would prefer an enhanced benefits package to a salary increase. With this in mind, hiring managers are missing a trick if they don’t highlight the benefits of a role when advertising a new job. We spoke with Simon Costa, Client Relationship Manager at Progressive Recruitment and part of the larger SThree Group, to find out ...

  • How top tech can attract top talent

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmduvmzavmtevmdmvmtyvnze0l1rly2ggdgfszw50icgxks5qcgcixsxbinailcj0ahvtyiisijkwmhgzmdajil1d

    When looking for a new job, finding a working environment that suits you is important. Technology is significantly changing the way we work, so it’s not surprising good tech is one of the biggest things candidates look for when choosing a new job. If your company’s systems aren’t up to scratch, you could risk losing out on your next big hire. We spoke to Kirsty Shillan, Seni...

  • Diversity in Technology

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmduvmdcvmdyvmtcvmjivotkvc2h1dhrlcnn0b2nrxzu3mjywodbfbgo4a0ctbwlulmpwzyjdlfsiccisinrodw1iiiwiotawedmwmcmixv0

    Last week, Simon Costa - our Client Services Manager at Progressive Recruitment (part of the larger SThree Group), recorded the second podcast in the SThree Australia series. In this episode, Karen Katz - Board member from volunteer organisation Girls in Tech, joined us to provide her insights on diversity in the workplace and more specifically within the technology space. I...

  • Sydney leading the tech startups ecosystem in APAC

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmduvmdqvmdavmjivmdyvotg4l3nodxr0zxjzdg9ja18zmjczntk5mdyuanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilci5mdb4mzawiyjdxq

    According to Genome’s Global Startup Ecosystem 2018 Report, the biggest tech startup ecosystem in Australia this year is in Sydney, New South Wales (NSW) – home to nearly half of the nation's startup businesses and ranked 16th on the global Startup Ecosystem Index. The State of NSW and its regional government are actively supporting the startup ecosystem through organisation...

  • Recruitment in a candidate-led market in technology

    W1siziisijiwmtgvmdqvmdkvmdcvmdevmdmvmjuxl3nodxr0zxjzdg9ja182otk2mzq0otguanbnil0swyjwiiwidgh1bwiilci5mdb4mzawiyjdxq

    On 9 April 2018, Simon Costa - our Client Services Manager at Progressive Recruitment (part of the larger SThree Group), recorded a 17-minute podcast with Kathrin Allen - EPMO Lead at Spotless Group, to shed light on the evolvement of the recruitment industry in a candidate-led market, more specifically within the technology space. A candidate-led market exists where there i...