Supporting Our Community Heroes

Nearly 12,000 New Zealanders volunteer at Fire and Emergency NZ (FENZ), some of which are Programmed workers. Here at Programmed, we…

Tips for a successful first day at a new job

We all know that first impressions count, and unfortunately, they can only be made once. Therefore, there can be a…

Meet Kathleen Jones, 2018 QLD Trainee of the year

Programmed trainee Kathleen Jones, Installer Repairer with Telstra in North Queensland recently won the 2018 Bob Marshman Trainee of the…

What not to do in a job interview

Our Programmed Professionals team share all the top interview etiquette blunders they have witnessed over the years and how to…

Programmed apprentice wins Indigenous Apprentice of the Year at AENWA awards

What a fabulous way to start the week! Programmed apprentice Caleb McDonald has won Indigenous Apprentice of the Year at the…

Warm up for work and avoid injuries

Warming up isn’t just for professional athletes or something you do before a gym class, it’s important for everyone to…

Take a moment to be mindful

How are you feeling today? Have you taken time to care for your mind like you would your body? Have…

Avoid distractions, slow down, switch on and enjoy the ride

Imagine a person stepping out onto the road just as you happen to be distracted for a few seconds. The…

Be work positive and help create a happy workplace

The most successful workplaces are those in which everyone works well together to create a positive work environment. Happier workplaces…

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