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Top 10 common mistakes to avoid in your resume

17 Jun 2019

On average, it takes a recruiter close to six seconds to determine whether a candidate will be a good fit for the job. Find out what are the top 10 mistakes to avoid today!

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How to use your personality to your benefit and get ahead in your career?

13 Jun 2019

Are you just starting out in your career or are you looking for a way to take your career to the next level? A good way to achieve this is to have a better understanding of yourself and know what you can bring to the table.

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5 Ways to Wow a Recruiter (Infographic)

13 Jun 2019

Recruiters will often speak with dozens of job seekers when trying to fill the same job vacancy. So how do you set yourself apart from the rest?

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The truth about counteroffers from a recruiter’s perspective

11 Jun 2019

What is a counteroffer and how do you go about negotiating it? Read more about it here!

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Will 2020 be UAE’s big year for Oil and Gas?

01 Jun 2019

As a world leader in the oil and gas sector, the outlook for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is looking positive, with oil prices projected to increase to USD70 per barrel by 2030.

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SThree shaping its future leaders through its newly launched LEAP programme

30 Apr 2019

Read about SThree shaping its future leaders through its newly launched LEAP programme from Progressive Recruitment

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10 tips for the first 90 days of your new job

Apr 2019

The first 90 days of a new job can be tough! Our recruitment experts put together some advice to help your new job start smoothly.

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Five useful questions to ask on your first day in a new job

31 Mar 2019

Your first day in a new job can be tough! Our specialist recruitment consultants put together some useful questions that may come in useful for Day 1!

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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.

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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.

5 Ways Recruiters Can Help Your Job Search

18 Mar 2020

We sat down with Avinash Sirur from our Progressive Recruitment Dubai office to find out the 5 ways recruiters can help you in your job search. Check it out

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.

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