As a tech recruitment agency, we understand that the value of continually building your industry expertise cannot be overstated. And though we may not want to consider it, one potentially constructive by-product of the restrictions we are now facing is the time we now have to focus on developing our knowledge and improving our skill set for the challenges to come. One of our top recommendations is following podcasts from industry thought leaders, here are a selection of our favorites to get you started.

New Zealand Tech Podcasts

The number one podcast for iTunes NZ, host Paul Spain and his guests chat about the biggest changes in technology news, products, and more. Although the pod is local, their discussions often touch on international innovations and product launches that are set to make waves in NZ.

Over the Air

Every Tuesday listen for sharp, unfiltered conversations with executives about their IoT journeys — the mistakes they made, the lessons they learned, and what they wish they’d known when they started. In each episode of Over the Air, our expert guests will make bold predictions, reveal unpopular opinions, and share stories you won’t hear anywhere else.

IT Visionaries

Presented by Salesforce platforms, the podcast, hosted on Mission, was awarded “Best of 2018” by Apple. The IT Visionaries pod focusses on conversations with Fortune 1,000 leaders, CIOs, and CTOs – giving a rare insight for tech professionals at every level.

TechStuff Podcasts

This easy-going pod covers all things tech-related; starting with how it all works through to the people behind the technology that shapes our lives. With a new episode hosted by Jonathan and Lauren every weekday, there’s something for everyone.

Boys of Tech

Another Kiwi pod, Edwin Hermann, and his panel of regular guests discuss tech developments big and small, looking to spark our imaginations and inspire a conversation about the industry today. As an independent podcast, the topics Edwin and Co. talk about are well-rounded and full of insight.

The Vergecast

Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn tackle the news of the week with a refreshing sense of humour, chatting with a prestigious catalogue of tech experts to inform on what’s happening now and what could be coming next.

This Week in Tech

This Week in Tech (also known as TWiT) is one of the top tech podcasts in the business. It gathers prominent tech pundits to discuss the latest trends in high tech, using a roundtable format to ensure a diverse set of opinions and expertise. Recorded live every Sunday, TWiT can help you get the week started in the right mindset for success.


With a wide range of different subjects and styles, these pods are sure to inspire further learning. If you’re still hungry for more, take a look at some of our articles or get in contact with any of our expert tech recruiters.

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