Career bits

5+1 TIPS TO LAND YOUR FIRST REAL JOB

Here you are. Young, enthusiastic, keen to work, but let’s face it: still unexperienced. Hopefully, that doesn’t stop you from landing your dream job. Or at least a job. It might sound easy, but searching for a job can be difficult. Well, good news: we collected some hints & tips to get your career off to a positive start. Read more...


The Top 5 Trickiest Interview Questions in Shared Services

Are you preparing for a job interview? We’ve decided to save you some stress and put together a short guide to the commonly asked yet tricky questions with answers. One of the best ways to get ready for a job interview is to practice your responses in front of a mirror or just ask a friend to listen to your answers. Good luck! Read more...


The Key to Generation Y - Beyond The Foosball Table

Dorottya Nagy-Józsa, Founder of Y2Y Business Coaching has been working with Gen Ys for 15 years. Beside them, under them, over them, with them. All her coaching clients are Gen Ys, all coaches in the business are Gen Ys, and all clients of our all coaches are Gen Ys. In the last few years there seems to be a huge balloon developing over this whole generation. Read more...


Events

Focusing on Employer Branding - Personal Hungary Conference

Hundreds of professionals gathered for the largest HR exhibition in Budapest on November, 15. Personal Hungary is a meeting point for providers of HR management products and services to meet HR managers, as well as decision-makers from the public, administration and business. The aim of the event was to connect the exhibiton with practical forums as well. Visitors had the chance to attend many qualified lectures on a variety of topics, with a whole stage dedicated to employer branding, filled with even more exciting presentations on the topic. Read more...


News

GE GLOBAL OPERATIONS HELPS ITS ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF WITH ROBOTS

As many as 19 robots help the staff working in office and administrative positions in GE Hungary’s Budapest shared service center employing 2,000 staff. By automating certain elements of financial, accounting, procurement, logistics, IT, and HR processes, GE aims to improve the quality and efficiency of administrative processes. In addition, the company also wishes to increase its capacity available for performing these tasks in the shrinking domestic labor market where it focuses on the recruitment of highly qualified staff with strong technical, mathematical, data analysis, and problem-solving skills. Read more...


THE BEST SHARED SERVICES CENTRES AND PROFESSIONALS HAVE BEEN HONOURED AGAIN

The Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA) organized the Hungarian Shared Services Gala for the third time this year, together with its professional partners EY and SSC Heroes. This year's top awards – presented by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Péter Szijjártó, and President of HIPA, Róbert Ésik – were received by Nokia, MOL Hungary, and Péter Csucska, managing director of Lexmark Budapest Competence Center. Read more...


KEY PLAYERS OF SSC SECTOR ARE SATISFIED AND PLAN FURTHER EXPANSION IN HUNGARY

80% of Hungary's SSCs plan to expand in the short term, as revealed by the results of the first Hungarian Shared Services & Outsourcing Insights survey, carried out this year by the Hungarian Investment Promotion Agency (HIPA), EY and SSC Heroes. The 360-degree SSC market survey of companies and employees was announced by the organizers of the gala, during which awards were given to top companies and managers of 2017 in three categories. Read more...


SSC News

Welcoming Viessmann into the Hungarian SSC sector!

The German company has decided to open its service center in Pécs, after having a strong manufacturing presence in the country for 24 years. Founded in 1917, the family enterprise has 12 thousand employees globally and an annual revenue of 2,25 billion euros. Read more...


Coffee Corner Talks vs. Top Down Communication – Q & A with OnaExpert

What is being talked in the coffee corner matters more than top down communication? CEOs think that having an organizational chart can make them feel in control, but it looks like it’s more of an illusion as people who can reach the majority within an organisation are not found among the management. With the right 5% of employees you can reach up to 85% of nearly any organization. Let’s look for the Why’s and the How’s with two awesome ladies from OnaExpert! Read more...