Job openings in cybersecurity expected to skyrocket in 2017

Job openings in cybersecurity expected to skyrocket in 2017

If you are thinking about switching career paths in 2017, then you might want to have a look at the burgeoning cybersecurity market, where demand for skilled professionals far exceeds supply. Here we outline the strong growth in job opportunities and the most sought-after skills.

Tech salaries are up 6%

Tech salaries are up 6%

Salaries for jobs in the tech sector rose 6% last year, driven by strong demand for people with digital skills and considerable job growth.

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?

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.

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?

Interest waning? Don’t let seasonal depression affect your work

Interest waning? Don’t let seasonal depression affect your work

We're just one month into winter. Heading to work and home again in the dark is starting to wear a little thin. You're bored, tetchy, tired and contemplating a sick day without any sign of a sniffle. A week in Fiji isn't an option, so how do you shake the winter blues and ensure this lack lustre attitude doesn't creep into your work and affect your performance.