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.

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.

How do we contribute?

How do we contribute?

We’re delighted to announce our sponsorship of the Flying Kiwi Angels (FKA), an angel investment community that is "proud to back successful startups and budding entrepreneurs".

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?

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?

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