Potentia Remuneration Report 2017 - 2018

Potentia Remuneration Report 2017 - 2018

We have worked hard to not only provide the rare, specific rem data you need in order to benchmark roles, but also provide you greater insight to how other packages are being shaped.

What being a migrant worker means to me – insight into how a software developer from Argentina found his first day at work in Auckland

What being a migrant worker means to me – insight into how a software developer from Argentina found his first day at work in Auckland

Hundreds of professionals move to NZ and join some of our most promising tech start-ups and leading businesses every year. While the media often focuses on what companies and co-workers can do to support cultural diversity in the workplace, here we look at the topic from a migrant worker’s point of view. What’s their most pressing concern when they first arrive in NZ from overseas?

Satisfied?

Satisfied?

Nine to five, five days a week, 48 weeks of the year. The grind or your vocation? It's so easy to fall into the routine, to get up, go to work, log on, fulfill your tasks, meet your KPI's, log off, go home. Many of us plod through the day sparing little thought for our enjoyment, just focused on getting the job done, ticking off tasks and meeting our KPI's. We don't take the time to examine our levels of enjoyment or sense of achievement as an output of our job. So, how important is job satisfaction and why do we need to stop and take stock?

How do I know if my stock is going up?

How do I know if my stock is going up?

Given the short time frame of many contracting jobs, we rarely pause to take stock of our existing skills to assess which ones are our strongest and which ones we need to develop in order to move up the career ladder. At Potentia, we believe continuous self-assessment will help you to take the next step in your career so we have put together some top tips to assist you.

A Degree Doesn’t Mark the End of Our Learning, Rather the Beginning

A Degree Doesn’t Mark the End of Our Learning, Rather the Beginning

It seems to me, that there is a misconception in my generation that a degree is the finish line of learning. But, it isn’t until we arrive at that finish line, expecting that all of the hard work is behind us, that we realise what we thought would be a small step into the working world is in fact a giant leap on a long and winding path that is our career.

Employee benefits – Exciting or Borderline Crazy?

Employee benefits – Exciting or Borderline Crazy?

You may ask, why these companies are offering such out-there employee packages? When I first heard about the range of benefits Silicon Valley companies were offering I thought of it as a competition to add the most extreme perk and wondered what they were trying to achieve.

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