Cultivating Your Network to Uncover Job Opportunities: Step 2 – Conduct Campaigns

Having a strong professional network is a tremendous asset when conducting an executive job search in shared services. It’s an ongoing process that requires careful nurturing and strategic engagement. In this series on networking, we explore Step 2: Conducting Campaigns to maintain and strengthen your network. The Best Time to Build Your Network  There is […]

How to Handle Being “Ghosted” in Job Hunting

Job hunting can be an emotional rollercoaster, especially when you’re on the hunt for an executive-level position. It’s not uncommon to experience periods of hopelessness and fear, exacerbated by instances when recruiters or potential employers suddenly stop communicating, leaving you in the dark. In today’s parlance, this phenomenon is referred to as being “ghosted.” How […]

How to Prepare for a Senior-Level Shared Services Job Interview

Securing an interview for a senior-level shared services job is a significant accomplishment, but it’s just the beginning of your journey. The interview is your opportunity to shine, and thorough preparation is key to making a lasting impression on potential employers. In this article, we’ll explore how to effectively prepare for a senior-level shared services […]

Attract Recruiters with LinkedIn Skills

In the competitive world of executive-level jobs within shared services and Global Business Services (GBS), attracting the attention of recruiters is key to getting on the radar of potential employers. One effective but often overlooked tool for catching the eye of recruiters is your LinkedIn profile, in particular the LinkedIn Skills section. In this article, […]

Tips for Applying to GBS Leadership Roles

Leadership roles within Global Business Services (GBS) demand a unique set of skills and qualifications. For those aspiring to step into these positions, it’s crucial to approach the application process with careful consideration and tailored strategies. In this article, we’ll discuss five essential tips for applying to GBS leadership roles, whether you’re targeting Head of […]

Maximize Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Recommendations

In the modern professional landscape, your personal brand is everything. Landing a job is not just about the skills and experience you possess; it’s also about how you present yourself, especially online. LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, plays a crucial role in shaping your personal brand. One of the most powerful tools at your […]

Cultivating Your Network to Uncover Job Opportunities: Step 1 – Create a System

Networking guru Keith Ferrazzi says “Power, today, comes from sharing information, not withholding it.” By cultivating a personal network of contacts you can put the power in your hands to land your next great role in shared services. A recent survey by JanusHire https://tinyurl.com/ha9d9dj3 highlighted the importance of a personal network of contacts in finding executive-level […]

How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

One important path to landing your next great executive-level shared services position is to grab the attention of recruiters. This requires more than just a well-written CV; using social media tools, especially LinkedIn, is essential. Maximizing your LinkedIn presence is an art that involves a strategic blend of personal branding, SEO optimization, and active networking. […]