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The Midlands shortlist unveiled for Forward Ladies National Awards 2017

7th August 2017

Forward Ladies has announced the shortlist for the 2017 National Awards, sponsored by HSBC; bringing together start-ups, multi-million pound businesses, academics and international business leaders in what promises to be an impactful event. In an... [Read More]

Automotive Challenge Cup

19th June 2017

On 14th and 15th June we took part in the Automotive Challenge Cup, held by Sunsail to raise valuable funds for the automotive charity BEN. BEN exists to provide care, support and advice to those in the industry who need help in times of hardship or ... [Read More]

CDX 2017

25th May 2017

On Tuesday 23rd May, some of our consultants made the journey to Silverstone to attend The Car Conference and Automotive Expo 2017. CDX is the UK's largest automotive expo, brought to you by the publishers of Car Dealer Magazine. This was our 2nd... [Read More]

The Progress Paddlers

15th May 2017

On Sunday 14th May we took part in the East Anglian Dragon Boat Festival. Held at Oulton Broad, Lowestoft, the Dragon Boat Festival is open to everyone and over 40 teams battled it out over the 200m race course, watched by several thousand spectators... [Read More]

The R Word

27th April 2017

We have worked with the IMI this year on their documentary 'vision for the future' discussing how the automotive sector has changed over the past few years and what changes the industry needs to make in order to rid the motor trade of its stereotypic... [Read More]

How Social Media Can Impact Your Job Search

13th April 2017

There is no doubt that social media plays a massive part in the job search process these days – for both employee and employer! Your social media profiles can both help and hinder your job search, or even your career. Here is our list of mi... [Read More]

Red Nose Day 2017

27th March 2017

On Friday 24th March we supported Comic Relief by taking part in Red Nose Day. We all wore an item of red clothing to work, and also held a bake sale to raise money for this great cause. Our naughty treats included homemade cheese straws, sausage... [Read More]

Only The Brave

20th March 2017

A team of 8 from Progress Recruitment Solutions are daring their first 'Only The Brave' 5 mile muddy obstacle course, raising money for the East Anglian Air Ambulance, on Saturday 1st April. No, this isn't an April Fool's joke – although those ... [Read More]

Tower Fitness Corporate Boxing

17th March 2017

We are incredibly proud of our Director Laura Rycroft who is taking part in and sponsoring Tower Fitness Corporate Boxing tomorrow night! Corporate boxing allows ordinary corporate people the opportunity to train to become a real boxer for a night... [Read More]

"I've got more balls than you!"

15th March 2017

Here at Progress Recruitment we like to take part in some healthy competition and keep the working day interesting. Last week all of our recruitment executives took part in "I've got more balls than you" Each of the consultants started with 5 ba... [Read More]

IMI Annual Dinner 2017

9th March 2017

The Institute of the Motor Industry held it's Annual Dinner on Wednesday 8th of March 2017 at the InterContinental Ballroom in London. The Annual Dinner also saw the launch of the 2017 IMI Documentary 'Vision for the Future' featuring Progress Rec... [Read More]

Our Story - Progress Recruitment is 6 today!

2nd March 2017

Laura's Story I set up Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd in 2011 specialising in the Automotive & Logistics industries with a view to provide a personable service to both our Clients and Candidates, focusing on listening to their specific re... [Read More]

Client Visits

27th January 2017

Over the last few weeks a number of our Area Managers have been visiting clients around the country. This enables us to communicate and build a good relationship with our clients to better establish the business's needs. It is also an important tool ... [Read More]

Pre Screening Video Interview Platform Now Available

17th January 2017

Progress Recruitment Solutions (UK) Ltd now have their own bespoke video interviewing platform. This is a pre-screening recruitment system that allows our clients to identify the best candidates quickly and effectively, to help them streamline their ... [Read More]

What not to say in a Job interview…

3rd November 2014

A job interview is a scheduled and professional conversation between a potential employee and an employer. The reason why an employer interviews potential employees is so that they can identify the skills that they need within their company and if th... [Read More]

What do Employers look for in an Employee?

15th October 2014

We receive feedback from our Clients on Candidates interviews on a daily basis. We have put our heads together at Progress Recruitment Solutions HQ and come up with a list of the main things our Clients look for when interviewing! Professional ... [Read More]

How to succeed at work

2nd October 2014

Many of us are all looking for ways to progress in our careers and be considered for pay rises and promotions. Whilst these opportunities are not always readily available you need to think ahead and be in the best possible position when they area! Be... [Read More]

Answering Interview Questions

23rd September 2014

Answering Interview Questions Attending an interview can be daunting however some basic preparation can make it a lot less nerve racking! Remember the person sitting the other side of the desk is only human and may not particularly enjoy the inter... [Read More]

Using LinkedIn

17th September 2014

Making the most of LinkedIn LinkedIn is a fantastic tool for making connections within the business world – whether you are looking for a new job or looking to simply expand your network of like minded professionals… think of it as Fa... [Read More]

Accepting the Job offer

10th September 2014

Once you have received and accepted a verbal offer of employment ask for everything in writing. If there are bonuses or any benefits included in the package ask for details of these to be included. If you are keen to start the job as soon as possible... [Read More]

Dealing with a Job Offer

10th September 2014

Dealing with a job offer So you've been offered your dream job but a few things in the package don't stack up for you… how do you deal with it? There's a limit as to how long you can leave it before you go back to the client with your d... [Read More]

Reasons to stay in a job

14th August 2014

Reasons to stay in a job 1. Consider the real reason you are looking to leave Is it something that can be fixed? Have you spoken to your immediate line manager or if not the manager above them to see if you can resolve issues? Are you likely to... [Read More]

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