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Potentia is a multi award-winning specialist ICT Recruitment Company who are 100% New Zealand owned and run. We have teams dedicated to both permanent and contract positions throughout New Zealand. We have built close working relationships with some of the best candidates and contractors working in a wide range of IT roles for global, national and niche businesses.

We are based in Auckland and deliver to roles throughout the country and occasionally offshore. Our key service offerings include permanent recruitment, contract recruitment, organisational consulting and executive search.

Our objective is to be your recruitment partner of choice, whether you're a job seeker or an employer looking to work with an innovative recruitment company. Find out more about us.

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

We were elated to announce the recipient of our inaugural Computer Science Scholarship this week – Thomas Sammons.


Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The New Zealand Government announced on Tuesday that the government will be investing just over $1 million to help entrepreneur-driven ICT start-up companies to become investment ready.


8 ways to help your productivity at work by Livvy

ProductivityWith the multitudes of distractions we face, notifications buzzing on your phone, pinging emails and high-pitched laughter from the latest office prank flowing across the open planned office, it's sometimes hard to imagine how one does focus, be productive and get any work done.

When I say 'be productive', I mean it in terms of how efficient you are at getting work done. For example, writing this blog post while attempting to defrost my fingers by clutching my coffee is a challenge in itself, let alone colleagues scootering around my desk, and 'Happy' by Pharrell Williams blasting (for the third time), to my bosses phone quacking (yes quacking) - it's all rather distracting and causes me to lose my train of thought. The result is low productivity. Read more for 8 ways to increase your productivity at work.

Labouring under the illusion of knowledge by Josh

 KnowledgeWe have just had our annual Potentia conference. Each year we step it up; looking forward ten years, I wonder how we’ll manage to keep this up! This year we were lucky enough to have Corporate Anthropologist Michael Henderson who is an in demand keynote speaker and author of Mastering Company Culture. Over the past 30 years, he’s worked with various organisations, businesses and sports teams to enable them to tap into the power of their culture. He knows his stuff.

Surviving the restructure – what to do if you want to stay by Livvy

Which way to survivalIn continuation of last week’s instalment, it's Tuesday at 10.45am and you've just learnt that the company is about to restructure, and worse, your team and role is in the firing line.

If you DON’T want to lose your job (I’ll cover those who do want to lose it next week), no matter who you are you will go through a range of emotions (except people who have had an injury to the limbic system who lack emotions). You need to prepare yourself for the following range of emotions:

We're proud to help educate and inspire today's youth about future options in the ICT Industry. We recently upgraded our sponsorship of ICT-Connect to Premier status; one of only three top level sponsors. We believe this clearly demonstrates our commitment to the industry.

   New Zealand CIO Awards Winner 2011        SARA Legend 2011/2012 - Seek Annual Recruitment Awards   Seek Annual Recruitment Awards 2008, 2009, 2010 Winner    2007, 2008 Deloitte Fast 50