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.

Future Innovators in Tech

Future Innovators in Tech

The Potentia Future Innovators in Tech programme aims to support and enhance the uptake of technology skills in school by providing a grant of $10,000. Entries close on 14 April 2017. This promotion is open to all primary, intermediate and secondary schools in Auckland.

Six ways to make your day more productive

Six ways to make your day more productive

The formula for productivity is simple – total output divided by total input. Sounds simple, but in practice it can be difficult to stay focused and get things done. Now is the perfect time to focus on daily habits that will increase your productivity in the work place. Here we outline six ways to stay focused and make your day more productive.

90 day trial period: Don't freak out!

90 day trial period: Don't freak out!

In early 2009 the National government of New Zealand added an amendment to the law that enables employers to add a trial period into employment agreements of up to 90 days. In this blog, we discuss why you don’t need to freak out about the 90 day trial period and provide tactics to make it a positive experience, including taking time to reflect on your achievements, celebrate the things that have gone well and identify any areas for improvement.

Spring, the season of success?

Spring, the season of success?

You made it. You survived the depths of winter; the seemingly endless rain, the eternal dark, the runny nose. In the gloomy weather, it’s hard to avoid feeling a little lack lustre in respect to work and easy to let the things you enjoy most slip from your routine. To put it bluntly, August has probably been a drag. But never fear, spring is here. And with it, the chance to reengage your energy, passion and desire for success.

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