How to stay motivated and effective in your job hunt

How to stay motivated and effective in your job hunt

2008-2009, a once in a generation recession. Those out of work were desperate for results as outstanding bills piled up. Employers trying to keep their businesses solvent were inundated with applicants attempting anything they could to try and gain employment. An awful and desperate time for both sides of the equation. Now, thankfully, is a very different time.

Taupaki pupils win grant to transform digital technology programme

Taupaki pupils win grant to transform digital technology programme

Taupaki School has won funding for their “Fearless Future” project, which aims to build pupil’s digital technology and leadership skills. Taupaki School will receive $10,000 through the Potentia Future Innovators in Tech (FIT) initiative.

2017 Future Innovators in Tech programme shortlist

2017 Future Innovators in Tech programme shortlist

How the 5 schools shortlisted for the Potentia FIT programme plan to use innovative tools and after school clubs to increase kiwi kids' interest in tech, their willingness to participate and their creativity.

Five Auckland schools make the shortlist for FIT programme

Five Auckland schools make the shortlist for FIT programme

“There is a need for kids to learn how to wield technology and to grow up to work in the tech sector. There is a shortage of skilled tech workers and engaging the future generation makes sense,” says Nathan Bryant-Taukiri, Managing Director of Potentia. “The potential to build a rewarding career is limitless.”

How to job hunt when you can’t yet leave your current contract assignment

How to job hunt when you can’t yet leave your current contract assignment

Your job search may be taking a back-seat until you can start applying, but here are three ways to be proactive now which will help you to land a new role much faster when the time is right.

Let's get the party started - Participation is key to culture

Let's get the party started - Participation is key to culture

When you’re the new guy, how quickly do you get involved in culture? Everyone wants to make a good first impression and we tend to have the “head down, bum up” mentality, particularly in that first 90 days. But if we stand back, are we missing a trick?