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Written on: 04/08/2016 by BrittanyGray106 (1 review written)
Very unprofessional and shady business ethics, a nightmare to deal with, refuse to use any other form of communication other than rushed phone calls. I was pressured to accept their offer, which the client hadn't even made yet, even though I had a competing offer on the table. Take the biggest commission on contracts of an recruitment agency I've ever worked with, as an example the contract they had with the client was charged at a rate which would see them taking a 30% commission on the role… Read Full Review
Written on: 27/01/2016 by Gauge446 (1 review written)
Avoid, Avoid, Avoid. The worst agency ever. The client didn't like them constantly asking for money but not paying the workers Had to work a month in advance. They take a massive cut out of your wages, I know it was at least 30 percent and I suspect more. never listened or willing to negotiate your just a number to this agency. They promise good relations to hook you and pressure to sign the contract. if you do work for them Ask what their cut is before signing contract… Read Full Review
Written on: 15/10/2013
Nothing positive to comment , oh maybe the fact you can use the portal for your invoicing other than that nothing good here. Avoid like the plague. Been lied to, about rates about hours, poor payment schedule (28 days) and all other agencies pay you weekly. No professionalism what so ever. By far the worst agent I have ever worked with, other contractors I have worked along side have said the same. They will make a lot more than 25% margin on your rates (found this out from two place I have… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/10/2013
I had an engineering contract with a well known British Engineering Company through Progressive. The company wants me to continue working but Progressive have not renewed the contract in time so I am out of contract. Still working on a promise of a new contract but no payment post contract date despite assurances to the engineering company that I would be paid. I am now going through my pay with a fine tooth comb as I now realise what a reputation they have in the contract world… Read Full Review
Written on: 31/08/2013 by srj0001 (1 review written)
I have worked through many agencies over the years and Progressive are by far the WORST agency I have ever worked through. They usually paid me late and I was always under paid, it took many hours of 'phone calls to get the correct money paid into my Bank account. STAY WELL CLEAR - they WILL rip you off… Read Full Review
Written on: 15/03/2013 by AnnaTesting (1 review written)
I have been an IT contractor for 20 years and had a short contract via Progressive in 2005. I found the agent I dealt with completely unprofessional. I was recovering from a heart attack which had occurred a few weeks earlier when he rang to berate me for speaking to another agency as I was technically still in contract to our shared client. I had at this stage decided not to return to the client and take some time off work. The agent's manner was very aggressive and I regret not reporting… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/12/2012 by morriganmaisy (1 review written)
It has been my misfortune to deal with this agency for the last 7 months and I will not be using them again. They do indeed take 25% commission and are useless at negotiation pay increases. Their website portal for entering timesheets is temperamental and when it causes issues with payment, they couldn't be less interested in sorting it out. Do not use them if you have a choice!… Read Full Review
Written on: 30/11/2012
I found employment through Progressive Recruitment in Australia, They made me become employed by them instead of the company I was working for and Progressive still can’t even pay me all the money I am owed. They are incompetent and or Scammers, stay away from them … Read Full Review
Written on: 30/08/2012
I recently contacted their company about an advertised position. Trying to ascertain details of that role was like extracting blood from a stone. They were totally reluctant even after me providing a CV. Subsequent attempts to contact them have met with no response even after 3 attempts. I fully believe this was another phantom position (I am extremely qualified and experienced in my field) and was just CV harvesting. I will avoid this company at all costs in the future, regardless of what… Read Full Review
Written on: 11/06/2012 by decker2186 (1 review written)
Terrible company constantly spamming myself and my colleagues who have no involvement in recruitment. If you are a job seeker avoid this company. They will send your CV out to people who don't recruit so they are a total waste of time. I am willing to bet that 97% of the emails they send on your behalf go to junk mail. Can't get them to stop spamming me. Have called, but they wouldn't take no for an answer. Had to put the phone down on them. … Read Full Review
Written on: 31/03/2012 by Bead (1 review written)
The worst contract recruiters I've ever had the misfortune to deal with. These guys apply a 25% markup on day rate and then are totally inflexible negotiating any increases. They don't pay you for a month so you will always be four weeks behind and they have ridiculous lockin clauses for the client. If you can avoid at all costs… Read Full Review
Written on: 23/03/2012 by dutchy4all (1 review written)
As an independent contractor in the Netherlands, I have to pick up projects from time to time through agencies. Progressive took me off a project with the promise that they would contract me on a significant day-rate for 6 months. When I signed their day-rate overview, I canceled the month contract I had with my other client. Two weeks later, I was without a new project because progressive had forgotten to tell me that they did not have the right signatures on the contract. To end a long story… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/09/2011
I know that most of the agencies are spamming from time to time but Progressive are doing nearly daily. I contact with them few times and asked to remove my data but without effect… Read Full Review
Written on: 16/05/2011
Unprofessional at 100% !!
They asked me by phone information about others company I'm currenlty applying, not only the Company names but also the single person, which is totally illegal.
Every time I called them (after have done the apply) for being update about the position availability, the continue to ask me about my other interview.
They said they call you back, but in fact, they didn't.
You try to call them, asking for updates about the position, and you can get information only after the… Read Full Review
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