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  • 10 tips for the first 90 days of your new job

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    Everyone talks about the importance of making a good first impression, but what happens next? If you’ve had a good first day in a job, that’s great. But if you haven’t, then there’s no need to panic – you still have plenty of time to recover! When it comes to setting the tone and making an impact, the first 90 days are crucial. The first three months gives you plenty of time...

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

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    The first day at a new job can almost feel like you’re starting school all over again; it brings about a strange mixture of excitement and nerves. Clarifying a few simple things on Day 1 can really help you get off to a great start! We recently put together a list of top tips to help you make a great impression on your first day, and one of the most important things is makin...

  • Top tips when preparing for your new job!

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    After you’ve moved on from an old job, the wait to start your new role can be both exciting and agonising! That’s why we decided to put together a list of top tips to help you prepare in the lead up to that all important first day. Celebrate! – A new job is the perfect excuse to treat yourself to a lavish meal at your favourite restaurant. Chill out –this could be the last c...

  • Eight ways to leave your current position

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    So you’ve accepted a new position, that’s great! But we all know that leaving a job can sometimes be awkward. Whether you’ve loved or hated your job, you want to leave on a high. We recently took a look at some of the best ways to impress throughout the application process, offering tips to enhance your LinkedIn, CV, and impress at the interview stage. Now that you’ve landed...

  • Top tips for your next interview!

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    Whether you’re a seasoned expert or just starting out in your career, interviews aren’t easy. Let’s be honest; nobody likes them and they do strange things to most of us! We recently offered a few top tips on how to create a CV that’s sure to impress potential employees. To help combat these interview nerves, it’s a good idea to be prepared. So we decided to put together a f...

  • Ten tips to enhance your CV

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    Your CV is the first impression you offer to a potential new employer, so it’s important to get it right. We recently spoke about the importance of getting your LinkedIn profile up to scratch – that’s step one, now optimising your CV is step two. To help optimise your CV today, take a look at our top ten tips! 1. Tailor your CV for the job you want For most jobs, a generic C...

  • Five things to consider when you're looking for a new job

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    Looking for a new job can be exciting, overwhelming, and at times a little scary, but if it’s the right time to move on from your current role, you owe it to yourself to find something new. We decided to put together a few questions that may be useful for you to consider when it comes to finding your next role. 1. Why are you leaving your current position? When the time come...

  • Seven signs you're ready to move on from your current role

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    Seven signs you’re ready to move on from your current role Making the decision to move on from your job is always difficult. But if you’re a skilled professional who’s tempted by the idea of moving jobs, it’s important to consider all opportunities available, and the team at Progressive are here to help you every step of the way. We took a look at some of the signs that coul...

  • How innovative video platforms are changing the interview process

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    Let’s be honest, interviews make most of us feel uneasy; they’re nerve-wracking for candidates and time-consuming for managers. We recently spoke about how technology is changing the way people apply for jobs, and this extends to the entire recruitment process – particularly interviews. Interviews put people under pressure, and take a lot of time out of everyone’s diaries. N...

  • How technology is changing the way people apply for jobs

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    As technology advances, the process of applying for a job has significantly changed, with the days of handing in paper CV’s slowly becoming a thing of the past. With companies re-thinking the different ways in which they handle the job application process, we decided to take a look into how this impacts recruitment. The value of job boards and storing data online When lookin...