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Debunking the myths of Contract Recruitment in MENA Employers Edition

16 Apr 2021

The culture of ‘lifetime employment’ remains strong in various countries across the globe and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is no exception. We debunk some of the myths of hiring contractors, freelancers and giggers here.

Debunking the myths of Contract Recruitment in MENA Job-Seekers Edition

16 Apr 2021

With an increasing number of contracting job opportunities available in the market, perhaps you should consider contract jobs and the gig economy as an alternative career option instead of waiting on for a permanent role.

Why choose contract recruitment?

29 Apr 2020

Contract based employment is very common nowadays, however, many people are unaware of countless details about this type of engagement and what the benefits are. Read more to find out

Tags: MENA

Progressive thanks heroes from the manufacturing industry

28 Apr 2020

We sat down with Hashim Kapadia, Senior Business Partner of Progressive Recruitment Dubai, who took us through two top innovative manufacturers companies that have been working immensely hard to help out our front line staff.

Tags: MENA
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Haseeb’s story: Protecting our contractors and supporting businesses through uncertainty

22 Apr 2020

Read Haseeb's story about how he tirelessly worked to help a client get staff during this difficult period, allowing a business to continue thriving and numerous skilled professionals to keep working.

Tags: MENA

What recruiters look for in a LinkedIn Profile?

15 Apr 2020

We sat down with Haseeb Yaqub, from our Dubai team, who took us through some top tips for boosting your LinkedIn in order to get noticed by recruiters.

Progressive thanks heroes from manufacturing and engineering industry

12 Apr 2020

As we navigate through a global crisis, we want to pay respect to the unsung heroes supporting people in getting through this time.

Digital onboarding - tips for training new employees remotely

03 Apr 2020

Onboarding a new hire can be stressful, but especially when this must be done outside of the office. Here are our top tips on how to manage this.

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What are the options and visa requirements for contract recruitment in the GCC?

29 Apr 2021

Contract solutions available in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) can often be quite confusing for both employers and employees. Progressive is here to help you in understanding the different types of visas and salary payment options!

5 questions you should ask on your first day at a new job

13 Jan 2022

A new job can be a daunting prospect, so here are a few questions to ask to help you get started.

Progressive thanks heroes from the manufacturing industry

28 Apr 2020

We sat down with Hashim Kapadia, Senior Business Partner of Progressive Recruitment Dubai, who took us through two top innovative manufacturers companies that have been working immensely hard to help out our front line staff.

Tags: MENA

8 ways to have a productive workday

27 Jul 2022

How you approach a typical workday can have a big impact on your productivity. Learn how to make the most of your day.