Diversity in Tech: Event Recap

Diversity in Tech: Event Recap

We recently hosted a highly interactive session on Diversity in Tech on 14 March as part of the Potentia Conversations series of events.

Six ways to make your day more productive

Six ways to make your day more productive

The formula for productivity is simple – total output divided by total input. Sounds simple, but in practice it can be difficult to stay focused and get things done. Now is the perfect time to focus on daily habits that will increase your productivity in the work place. Here we outline six ways to stay focused and make your day more productive.

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?

The 10 most in-demand job skills

The 10 most in-demand job skills

Cloud and distributed computing is the most sought-after skill among employers for the second year in a row, according to the latest LinkedIn data. The Top Skills of 2016 list (released this week) also highlights demand is growing for people with cybersecurity, data analysis and UX/UI design skills.

Spring, the season of success?

Spring, the season of success?

You made it. You survived the depths of winter; the seemingly endless rain, the eternal dark, the runny nose. In the gloomy weather, it’s hard to avoid feeling a little lack lustre in respect to work and easy to let the things you enjoy most slip from your routine. To put it bluntly, August has probably been a drag. But never fear, spring is here. And with it, the chance to reengage your energy, passion and desire for success.

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?