A beginner's guide to mindfulness

A beginner's guide to mindfulness

Mindfulness is a bit of a buzz word lately. It’s a relatively new concept for most of us, and one we tend to think of in terms of getting our personal lives in order. However, practicing mindfulness in all facets of our lives can lead to greater success.

Potentia IDT Trends & Market Insights Report 2017 - 2018

Potentia IDT Trends & Market Insights Report 2017 - 2018

These trends have been identified through the analysis of international hiring and structure trends as well as the detection of shifting structural changes within our clients business and the wider New Zealand IDT industry.

Checking in with Flynn: What's ahead in 2018 for our Graduate-in-Residence

Checking in with Flynn: What's ahead in 2018 for our Graduate-in-Residence

When we meet an impressive young talent we love following their progress. We always knew our 2017 Potentia Scholar and Graduate-in-Residence Flynn van Os was destined for big things and we recently caught up with him to see what he’s been up to and what lies ahead this year. As you can see, he’s been busy!

Sabbatical Reflections Part II: My Learnings

Sabbatical Reflections Part II: My Learnings

Earlier this year I took a sabbatical and a few weeks back I wrote the first part of my blog to share my journey. I finished it by saying that the sabbatical worked, bringing rewards beyond my expectations. So what exactly happened? My hope in sharing this is that even if it’s not for everyone it will help someone, somewhere experience what I did. Apologies in advance, this one’s a little long and it gets pretty personal.

Innovation Lessons from the Coal Face: Event Recap

Innovation Lessons from the Coal Face: Event Recap

Within NZ’s IDT community we are witnessing an exponential proliferation of innovation initiatives. It’s a hot topic of conversation amongst our networks - one that gave us another great opportunity to bring people together. Last night we hosted a group of IDT professionals from various Auckland organisations, for an informal discussion about successes and lessons learned when it comes to innovation.

Etiquette 101

Etiquette 101

If you’ve been in the contracting game for a while you’ll be familiar with the varying approaches business have to contractor engagement. On a good gig, the organisation will have sound onboarding practices that leaves you feeling just as much a part of the team as your permanent employee counterparts. But even so, the expectations are almost always slightly different and the way you conduct yourself in a client environment is imperative.