IT Recruitment Specialists, for IT Jobs

Potentia is New Zealand's premium IT recruitment brand and specialists in the ICT market. We have offices in Auckland and Wellington and deliver to roles throughout the country and occasionally offshore. Our key service offerings include permanent recruitment, contract recruitment, organisational consulting and executive search. 

We have re-invented the recruitment model by combining our robust recruitment methodology with professional development coaching. In effect we take ownership for the success of the candidates we introduce to our clients, creating a win-win-win scenario and delivering a premium level of service to both.

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.

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Institute of IT Professionals (IITP) last week hosted ICT Minister Amy Adams at Christchurch Girls High School as part of the ICT Connect in school outreach programme.


Monday, March 24, 2014

In just over a week’s time we are holding a London meet-up at New Zealand House for IT professionals who are interested in making the move to New Zealand. 


How do we get more women into tech in NZ? by Livvy

Women in TechI was recently reading an article on the 10 Highest-rated tech company CEOs and wondered where the women were? Marissa Mayer was the only female to make the top 50!

Preparing for your job hunt in New Zealand by potentia

career Last time we connected, we had a chat about how you’d make the move to this beautiful place called New Zealand. I spoke about how you need to do your research before hopping onto that plane. Once you have passed that first stage and you have landed, the natural question pops up in your mind – where to next?

The best 90 days ever spent by Josh

90 days“So Bob (not his real name!)” I said, “we’re happy to engage to recruit a solutions salesperson for you, but you’ve indicated the person you hired [directly yourselves!] hasn’t worked out. What’s your process for removing them?”
“No problem” replies Bob, “they’re within their 90 day trial so I can just let them go!”
“Hopefully” I replied, my concern being raised. “Is your clause worded correctly?”

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.

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