Genevieve is the founder and CEO of OneShift, an online job network which matches employees with employers, where prospective workers and businesses can meet, check out each other’s stats and requirements and find a perfect match. With thousands of job seekers like high school leavers saving up for Schoolies, mums re-entering the workforce or those travelling and looking for short contracts, OneShift is seriously disrupting the traditional recruitment industry. In this episode, Genevieve shares some of the lessons she’s learnt as a young CEO overseeing a fast growing company.
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OneShift’s rapid growth
OneShift launched on June 13th 2012 and within six months, the site had 50,000 users. Genevieve was later approached by a leading player in the recruitment industry to partner with – a move that has seen a mutually beneficial relationship blossom. By July 2013, after only a year of business, OneShift had grown to 100,000 members and garnered 145,000 Facebook likes. The same month saw the team take out three Australian Business Awards including the 2013 Winner for Business Innovation, the 2013 Winner for Enterprise and the 2013 Winner for e-Business. Oneshift is now set to expand its business to the United States and Europe. Watch Genevieve’s amazing interview on Studio 10 below.
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