Insights

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.

Our Dubai team has been awarded with three different titles at this year’s Talent International Annual Recruitment Awards

17 Feb 2020

Our Dubai office is extremely honoured to have won three awards 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.

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.

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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.

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.

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!

Should your company consider contract recruitment?

31 May 2021

We explore some factors below that can help your organisation decide if contract work is suitable for you.

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.