Gen George, an EO Sydney member and CEO of One-Shift, an online jobs network cthat aters to more than 300,000 jobseekers in Australia and New Zealand.
You know that saying, “Be careful what you wish for”? Yeah, I get it now. About a year ago, my staffing startup—One-Shift—achieved the biggest win in its short history: We secured a US$5-million deal with Programmed, a local staffing and facility management firm.
It felt like the ultimate accomplishment after devoting so much energy into attracting an investor, and we were ready for a long and prosperous future. But after the well-deserved celebrations came to an end, I was left wondering what steps to take next. We landed the investment partner of our dreams … now what?