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.

Beating the winter chills at work

Beating the winter chills at work

It’s that time of year again… Winter. It’s cold and wet, at least one family member or friend is sick, and you’re just one sniffle away from pulling that sickie. It’s fair to say the mood is low and motivation at work may be desperately lacking.

Business climate change creates movement at C-level

Business climate change creates movement at C-level

The C-Suite is evolving. There are jobs now that didn't exist 10 years ago as data, systems, digital media and a less tangible but more global marketplace become part of BAU. Are you evolving too?

Potentia IDT Quarterly Insights Report - July 2016

Potentia IDT Quarterly Insights Report - July 2016

The Innovation, Digital and Technology (IDT) sector enjoyed a period of healthy and sustained growth last quarter, with an increase of approximately 20% in hiring activity between April-June 2016 compared to the same period last year. We remain positive about the outlook for the sector in 2016, with steady growth prospects and the creation of further job opportunities.

9-5 (but not as you know it)

9-5 (but not as you know it)

Chances are, if you are reading this, you are employed in a traditional 9-5, five days a week work pattern. However, as firms increasingly embrace flexible working initiatives, the number of people working 9-5 is likely to significantly decrease. What will the new structure look like, how will it affect you and what are the factors to consider?

The NZ techonology sector is a key engine of job creation and economic growth

The NZ techonology sector is a key engine of job creation and economic growth

Technology companies across the country are thriving and a recent report by the New Zealand Technology Industry Association provided an interesting insight into the rapid growth across the tech sector. It makes for an encouraging read, particularly for those employed in the sector or with aspirations to join it. Here we look at the strong rise in revenue, number of companies and employment opportunities highlighted in the report.