Co Founder @ Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine (LMBDW)
Managing Director @ Skilld.com
Chapter Chair (YPO Sydney Pacific 2018 - 2019) @
In 2012 Gen launched OneShift on the back of a free blog and after hitting the streets with nothing but posters, duck tap and an ipad. Within the first month OneShift had acquired 300 users as well as a couple of clubs who were using the marketplace also. Within the space of three years, OneShift now has
In 2012 Gen launched OneShift on the back of a free blog and after hitting the streets with nothing but posters, duck tap and an ipad. Within the first month OneShift had acquired 300 users as well as a couple of clubs who were using the marketplace also. Within the space of three years, OneShift now has close to 600,000 users and 37,000 businesses across the whole of Australia. In 2013, OneShift received an investment of $5 million for 27.5% equity from Programmed (ASX: PRG).
Gen is heavily involved in the start-up and business community in Australia. She mentors for MURRU Indigenous Business School, Springboard Enterprises and is on the panel for Macleay College’s Industry Panel for Diploma of Business (Entrepreneurship). Gen leads several women in business and tech initiatives, including 'Women In Tech Australia' ([http://www.WITAus.com)]www.WITAus.com) and ‘LMBDW' (with over 250 members in 3 months).
She works with City and State Government to increase awareness of start-ups, and to connect corporate companies for mentoring and investing initiatives with the wider aim to help Australian start-ups and to think and grow globally. This is achieved through partnerships with Boston Consulting Group, Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) and a member of the Entrepreneurs Organisation (EO).
This year alone, Gen has now been listed in The Australian Financial Review & Westpac’s '100 Women of influence 2015', is a Finalist for the Telstra’s Business Women’s Awards 2015, was awarded First place for ‘Top 50 Australian Emerging Leaders’, 'Young Female of the Year 201’5 and 'Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2015' (Global Silver Stevie Award) and Smart Company’s 'Hot 30 Under 30' 2015.
Founder @ OneShift is an online talent marketplace that instantly connects local candidates to local businesses. It allows businesses to hire the right person for the right role from close to 600,000 real people. The company was founded by Gen George just three years ago, and has continued to grow year on year. The board consists of Phil George (Executive Chairman), Gen George, Sean Mccoy (CFO), Nic Fairbank (CEO – Programmed’s Workforce Division) and Chris Sutherland (Managing Director of Programmed).
Today, OneShift's talent marketplace consists of over 37,000 employers looking to hire instantly, and over half a million candidates looking to be matched to jobs and start working instantly. The OneShift vision is, “to change the way people choose to work”, and this, along with its company values of “Make it happen”, “No bullshit”, “Test, fail, learn” and “Team (family) first” channel through every business activity.
OneShift has an ever-evolving matching algorithm that takes into account all sorts of behavioural and demographic data. This speeds up the job seeking process for our candidates and significantly cuts down the time and efforts an employer would usually spend on traditional methods of recruitment. The marketplace has a subscription based fee of $50 per month to larger corporate job packs.
The award winning OneShift technology has won The 'Australian Business Awards for Innovation, Enterprise & E-business', 'Recruitment Technology of the Year for Recruitment International and Best Start Up in NSW / ACT' for Smart Company. From June 2012 to Present (3 years 7 months) Sydney, Australia
Year 8 - Year 12 @ Kambala From 2003 to 2008 Gen George is skilled in: Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Social Media Marketing, Social Media, Marketing Strategy, Event Management, Digital Marketing, Market Research, Public Relations, Advertising, Start-ups, Email Marketing, Recruiting, Online Marketing, Digital Strategy