Many of us worked at home during the pandemic, but as more and more workplaces want their staff back in the office in some capacity now is the time to ask about hybrid working! The key word being - flexible! Its time to think, has your employer offered any support to transition into hybrid working? Or does your manager want you to return to the office full-time? If you havent...
Five signs youre ready for a new job At genesis IT weve heard lots of stories about people whove stayed way too long in the same role. Sure, routine can be comfortable, you like your commute and you have a desk near a window but staying put when youre ready for a new challenge can have a negative effect on your self esteem as well as your resume. Of course, there are lots...
Why Women in Tech Matters This week we re-look at the underrepresentation of women in tech and how you can support them and why it matters! Why tech and why now? Only 28% of the Australian IT workforce is female, only 1 in 4 IT graduates are female and theres a persistent gender pay gap of 19% in the Information Media and Telecommunications industry*. Why does this matter? Because...
The tech startup sector is thriving in Queensland, and this offers many exciting opportunities for job seekers, it also means some candidates are facing a unique decision: whether to take a role with a larger, established company, or accept a job with a smaller startup business. The Queensland government is backing this growing sector and have launched The Precinct an amazing facility...
The ultimate CV dos and donts from the people that know As recruitment specialists, genesis IT consultants see a lot of CVs. In fact, when we are advertising for a new role we can find ourselves trawling through hundreds of CVs a day. This means that when it comes to crafting the perfect CV, we know what were talking about. Lets start with the basics A good CV should always...
Lets be honest, it feels like Groundhog Day. The past eighteen months has been full of uncertainty, in which we saw the global coronavirus pandemic cause unprecedented change across the world, affecting peoples careers, office dynamics and international collaboration. One year on and, once again, we see lockdown in some of Australias major cities. However, one overarching trend that...
It pains us to admit this, but as a profession, a recruitment consultant doesnt always have the best reputation. We get it there are some unscrupulous operators out there and you may have been burned. At Genesis we like to think were different and we want our clients and candidates to trust us. Its all very well saying that though, right? But how can you tell your recruitment...
As recruitment specialists, Genesis consultants see a lot of CVs. In fact, when we are advertising for a new role we can find ourselves trawling through hundreds of CVs a day. This means that when it comes to crafting the perfect CV, we know what were talking about. Lets start with the basics A good CV should always include some basic personal information; think name, contact details...
The spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) means that many of us are opting to work from home. But while social distancing is a good way to reduce the spread of the virus, it will bring challenges to people who arent well set up to work outside of the office. Here are our top 7 tips for staying effective when youre working from home. 1. Set up a working space Working from home might be a...