At Geneca, 100 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 30 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.81. It was published on Jan 22, 2018. 1640 Visitors

What Employees Say

People celebrate special events around here.
100%
 
People care about each other here.
100%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
100%
 
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.
100%
 
Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.
100%
 

What They Do

We asked Geneca to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Geneca provides custom software consulting services to help our clients stay ahead of their competition by pushing the boundaries of what is possible with advanced strategy and cutting-edge technology. We use software to create something extraordinary from something ordinary.

About this Company

Website: www.geneca.com/ Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois, 60523 Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 1998

Geneca has been awarded:

Best Workplaces in Chicago 2018 (ranked 13)


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Perks and Programs

We asked Geneca to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • GenLabs: Geneca encourages professional development to inspire innovation, keep employees current in the industry, and expand skills and knowledge pertaining to job success. Knowing that our current employees possess an incredible amount of knowledge on various topics, we have set up Geneca Lab, on online learning environment with content classrooms made by Genecians for Genecians. As we work to expand our offerings, each employee is required to join a content team and help develop a course designed to introduce their topic to others. In addition, each individual will also have the opportunity to learn more about a wide variety of topics as they cycle through all of the course offerings.
  • GREAT Fund: The GREAT fund exists to provide employees with reimbursement for job enhancement and productivity tools such as software, books, etc. Fund money may also be used to attend conferences, webinars, or workshops if desired. Each employee is allotted a GREAT fund per calendar year.
  • Remote Work: All employees are eligible to work from home 1-2 days per week, based on their current work assignment.
  • Corporate Events: Geneca hosts corporate events throughout the year including quarterly meetings, and two annual parties - Holiday and Summertime.
  • Company Sponsored Activities: Geneca sponsors group outings and organizes employee get-togethers’. These events are strictly non-work-related and are meant to be a fun opportunity to get together with fellow employees. Past outings have included laser tag, bowling, and escape rooms.
  • Employee Motivation: Geneca values each of their employees and provides personal motivation to each individual. Motivations include cookies sent to employees welcoming them prior to their first day, anniversary gifts to those who are married, and birthday gifts to each employee with personalized cards from the team.
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WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

Set days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule (100% use it)
  • Telecommute option (100% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

Community and Environmental Impact

Yes Recycling program

Diversity

  • Chief Operating Officer oversees diversity and inclusion practices
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity

 

Workforce Diversity

 
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DEMOGRAPHICS

 
College Recruitment Day

How to Get Hired

We asked Geneca for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

We look for technical prowess, strong communication skills, and tenacity when selecting employees. Technical prowess is required to perform job duties effectively. Strong communication skills signal a candidate’s ability to work well with a team and confer with clients. Tenacity demonstrates a willingness to commit to providing quality work and growing professionally each day.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Prospective employees should demonstrate an understanding of our business and clients by referencing our website or case studies and discussing how our goals align with theirs. Candidates with design capabilities stand out, as do those that demonstrate an ability to remain driven and dedicated in the face of adversity.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are interested in hiring software developers. Each year, we hire recent graduates that bring a fresh perspective to the industry and are looking to develop skills through a huge variety of experiences.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Candidates should review their resumes, visit our website, click on the ‘Join Our Team’ page to peruse current vacancies, and apply. Please submit any inquires to hr@geneca.com.

hiring Outlook

4% New hires by employee referrals 3 Recent graduates hired
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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