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What recruiters look for in a LinkedIn Profile

05 Feb 2020

Our expert consultants have shared with us their top tips for boosting your LinkedIn in order to get noticed by recruiters.

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Our Dubai team are finalists at this year's Talent International Annual Recruitment Awards

22 Jan 2020

Progressive Recruitment's DIFC based regional office in Dubai is extremely honoured to be nominated for two categories at this year’s Talent International Annual Recruitment Awards (TIARA). This is a great testament to the hard work, strategy and partnerships that the team has with our clients and candidates. Find out more about the awards in the article.

Tags: MENA

Tech geeks have their ‘Head in the Clouds’ in Middle East?

26 Dec 2019

In the ME, the cloud is expected to create nearly 55,000 jobs with public spending amounting to AED1.5 billion by 2022. With such optimism in the market, we explore what really constitutes the cloud in UAE, and the trends that will fuel this growth.

Will you be impacted by Kuwait’s 2040 Oil Strategy?

17 Oct 2019

Comprising of energy-rich nations – Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, and Kuwait – the Middle East can continue to expect massive growth, particularly for Kuwait.

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Do you have imposter syndrome at work? 5 tips on how to overcome them

04 Sep 2019

Have you ever attributed success in your job to just sheer luck rather than acknowledging it as the result of all your hard work and efforts? Many high achievers – in fact 40% of high achievers deal with the thought of being a fraud in the workplace, according to Dr Valerie Young.

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How to retain an employee?

19 Aug 2019

A study conducted by Employee Benefits News stated that the average cost of losing an employee amounts to 33% of their annual salary. This means that as an employer, you don’t only lose talent or time – but also valuable funding that you could have allocated to other investment projects or resources.

How common is unconscious bias in the workplace?

11 Aug 2019

Have you ever asked yourself if you have made decisions just because you felt it was the right choice – without checking if the reason is evidence-based or coherent?

Infographic: 10 useful tips for your first 90 days of a new job

19 Jun 2019

The first 90 days on the job are the most important. Check out Progressive Recruitment's infographic for useful tips for your first 90 days of a new job.

How to stay connected while socially distant?

29 Mar 2020

Communication plays a big part in our lives as it is a human need and a fundamental social necessity. So how do we stay connected while practicing the art of social distancing? We’ve put together this short piece on some top tips to implement to keep teams connected.

Tags: MENA TIPS

Back to Basics in Interview Preparation

02 Mar 2020

Preparing for an interview? Often the most basic of preparation is the most effective..

How to lead effectively when working remotely

31 Mar 2020

Managing or leading teams can be difficult at the best of time, but doing so remotely presents its own set of challenges.

Tags: MENA

Are women breaking the glass ceiling within oil and gas in Middle East?

25 Feb 2020

We had a chat with Nargiza Turdieva and Anna Petrova, Recruitment Consultants from Progressive Recruitment Dubai, who shared their take on having women step up in the oil and gas markets.