The Chief Executive Officer

Meet Joan

Joan is CEO for one of the United Kingdom's largest FinTech organizations.

Learn how Joan used BlueSteps to successfully transition to a new CEO position in her industry of expertise and desired location.


Chief Executive Officer

Joan’s title when she joined BlueSteps.

London, United Kingdom

Joan’s location when she became a BlueSteps member.

15+ Years

Joan’s experience as a C-suite executive, with a successful track record of delivering outstanding performance within a mid-size, geographically dispersed and complex organization.

Joan was ready for a new challenge
After working within the same organization for 10+ years, having advanced internally, Joan realized the opportunities for future internal advancement were not going to come anytime soon. She would need to transition to a new organization if she were going to land an opportunity as Chief Executive.
Joan's Journey with BlueSteps
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Joan found CEO opportunities in the UK on BlueSteps.
Joan scanned daily the Current Opportunities on BlueSteps. When narrowing her search to CEO positions in Europe, she discovered that BlueSteps has a number of CEO opportunities listed in the UK, many only advertised within BlueSteps.
Joan searched for recruiters specializing in CEO searches in the UK.
Having advanced internally, Joan had never experienced the executive search process before. Using the BlueSteps International Search Firm Directory, Joan easily identified 194 executive recruiters who specialize in CEO searches in the UK. When narrowing her search to the Financial and Technology sectors, Joan was able to refine her results to a list of 23 executive search consultants who focus on her function, industry and location of interest. Joan used tips from the BlueSteps Insights Vault to appropriately contact each search consultant.
Joan connected with a BlueSteps advisor.
It had been over ten years since Joan’s last interview, so she decided to connect with a BlueSteps career coach for a complimentary consultation. After gaining some valuable interviewing tips, Joan decided to purchase the “Executive Management” package with her executive career coach. After just three coaching sessions, Joan was on her way to mastering her next executive interview.
Joan refined her job search strategy.
Joan found a wealth of valuable tips on how to connect with executive recruiters from the Executive Careers webinar series. Joan was interested in learning more about executive search and the CEO role, so she downloaded "Executive Careers: Are You Ready to Become a CEO?" During this webinar, which featured top executive search consultants, Joan discovered the best ways to position herself for CEO opportunities.
Joan is prepared for future challenges.
Joan’s BlueSteps membership helped her land a challenging new role as a CEO at a growing FinTech company based in London. Joan doesn’t plan on searching for a new executive position for a number of years, but she knows that her Lifetime BlueSteps Membership will help her manage her career and track toward her future goals.
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