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  • How does job mobility in Australia compare to other countries?

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    A recent study by research specialist McCrindle has shown that the average Australian will have 17 employers from the age of 18 up to retirement – the equivalent of five separate careers in a person’s life. Emerging trends have further shown that job mobility is on the rise with the current national average time spent in a position averaging 3.3 years. Findings from the Depa...

  • What are the three biggest ways that AI will impact the future of IT?

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    We are currently in the midst of the fourth industrial revolution – one that is enabled by self-driving vehicles, multilingual virtual assistants, drones delivering parcels and robots soon joining soldiers on the battlefield. As artificial intelligence (AI) continues to impact businesses all over the world, it is probably fair to say that one of the biggest industries to be ...

  • Progressive Recruitment premieres its Women in STEM networking series

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    Last week, Progressive Recruitment – part of the larger SThree Group, launched the first session of its Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) networking series in Sydney. As a global STEM recruitment specialist with over 30 years of experience, we have seen first-hand the lack of female candidates in the STEM market and the common issues that women...

  • Find out how the market conditions for Energy, Oil and Gas is going to impact SouthEast Asia at the upcoming EIC Connect Energy in Malaysia 2018

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    Progressive Singapore will be attending the EIC Connect Energy Malaysia 2018 to discover the opportunities of the energy sector especially within oil and gas in the region. With the uptick in the oil and gas industry, Southeast Asia is predicted to benefit massively in terms of its production and capacity. In numbers, that is projected to be an approximate 197 thousand barre...

  • How we place our employees at the heart of everything we do

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    Life as a recruiter is extremely purposeful and hugely rewarding. At Progressive Recruitment, we ensure that this is especially so. As a recruitment consultant, you impact people’s lives by finding them new opportunities and helping them take the next step in their career. At Progressive Recruitment, we are more than just an employer. We want our employees to enjoy coming to...

  • Progressive Recruitment goes to Lansdowne Cup Rugby Lunch!

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    2018 marks 39 years since Ireland defeated Australia's Wallabies in Sydney. To celebrate, Progressive Recruitment invited their clients to the well-anticipated Lansdowne Cup Rugby lunch held at Doltone House in Jones Bay Wharf, Sydney. It was a day of celebration of both rugby and the close relationship that Australia has with Ireland. For those who are unfamiliar with the e...

  • Friday night lights: Progressive Recruitment goes to AFL!

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    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...

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

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    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...

  • Spotlight on Vivid Sydney

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    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...

  • AI singularity is on its way

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    “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...