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..

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.

Essential advice for a first time contractor

Essential advice for a first time contractor

4 ways to make your first contracting assignment a success.

Navigating the new world | Preparing for project changes

Navigating the new world | Preparing for project changes

You've returned to your well-established project after the holidays only to find that things have changed dramatically in the time you have been away. It's important for us all to be ready to adapt to – and embrace – any changes that may occur. In this article, we look at four ways to help you navigate and prepare for project changes.

Full-time employee or independent contractor? Factors to consider

Full-time employee or independent contractor? Factors to consider

In today’s fast-paced world, firms need to learn quickly and be prepared to change rapidly. In many cases, organisations rely on flexing their permanent workforce with contractors to provide a fresh pair of eyes and drive innovation within the organisation to help them to meet these requirements. This is creating a wave of attractive job opportunities, and not just for career-contractors who like going from project-to-project.

Our latest IT Salary Report is out now

Our latest IT Salary Report is out now

The Salary report shows what ICT professionals are currently being paid and the latest hiring trends. The findings will enable you as a hiring manager or job seeker to establish a realistic expectation for salaries and contractor rates in IT occupations in New Zealand.

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