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.

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.

Promoting a career in tech

Promoting a career in tech

With the ever-increasing skill shortage in the NZ tech sector, we all have a part to play in promoting technology as a legitimate career option to our homegrown students, the people who could make up the teams of our future.