Knowing Your Worth

Knowing Your Worth

New to contracting or considering the change? No doubt you’ve asked yourself one very important question: how much can I earn? How much you earn is determined by how much clients are willing to pay for your services. In other words, how much are you worth in the market? Unfortunately there’s no simple formula to follow but here are a few things to consider when setting your rates..

Money Talks - or does it? Attracting Talent Using Non-Monetary Benefits

Money Talks - or does it? Attracting Talent Using Non-Monetary Benefits

The ongoing shortage of tech talent worldwide is showing no signs of abating and the NZ market continues to become increasingly tighter. For many businesses, recruiting and retaining staff has never been tougher.

Achieving Work-Life Balance as a Contractor

Achieving Work-Life Balance as a Contractor

Many of us are familiar with the old adage “make hay while the sun shines” and for professional contractors the mantra couldn’t be more applicable. Contracting comes with an added level of uncertainty that permanent employees don’t usually experience - you never know what’s around the corner so you’ve got to make the most of every opportunity that comes before you. Right?

Three Things to Make a Daily Rate Work for You

Three Things to Make a Daily Rate Work for You

We have noticed of late that more and more employers are offering daily rate contracts rather than hourly rates, in an attempt to achieve consistency of spend and better cost control.

Flynn van Os is the 2017 Potentia Undergraduate Scholarship Recipient

Flynn van Os is the 2017 Potentia Undergraduate Scholarship Recipient

We are thrilled to announce Flynn van Os is the 2017 recipient of the Potentia Undergraduate Scholarship in Computer Science!

Promoting a career in tech

Promoting a career in tech

With the ever-increasing skill shortage in the NZ tech sector, we all have a part to play in promoting technology as a legitimate career option to our homegrown students, the people who could make up the teams of our future.