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.

Potentia Expands into Wellington

Potentia Expands into Wellington

Following our recent appointment to the All-of-Government (AoG) supplier panel for External Recruitment Services we are excited to announce our expansion into Wellington. Wellington has an impressive and burgeoning technology market, both in the private and public sectors, and it's one we are thrilled to become a significant part of.

The Future of Business: Wrap-up & Reflection

The Future of Business: Wrap-up & Reflection

Last Friday I had the pleasure of attending the Future of Business event hosted by Firefly. Potentia was a key sponsor of the event and we were proud to support an event that really hit home around where business was heading and where it is (or should be) right now.

Productivity, the intersection of art and science

Productivity, the intersection of art and science

Productivity. Is it an art or a science? Individually driven or an organisational application? While there are many arguments for each view, we believe productivity is at its best at the heart of a Venn diagram; the intersection of all these factors.

9-5 (but not as you know it)

9-5 (but not as you know it)

Chances are, if you are reading this, you are employed in a traditional 9-5, five days a week work pattern. However, as firms increasingly embrace flexible working initiatives, the number of people working 9-5 is likely to significantly decrease. What will the new structure look like, how will it affect you and what are the factors to consider?

The NZ techonology sector is a key engine of job creation and economic growth

The NZ techonology sector is a key engine of job creation and economic growth

Technology companies across the country are thriving and a recent report by the New Zealand Technology Industry Association provided an interesting insight into the rapid growth across the tech sector. It makes for an encouraging read, particularly for those employed in the sector or with aspirations to join it. Here we look at the strong rise in revenue, number of companies and employment opportunities highlighted in the report.