What is 2022 going to look like for you? If a board role in 2022 is what you want, then now is the time to plan.
Many believe that prior governance experience and executive skills are the most important board selection criteria, but should you be focussing on 3 others?
There are just five core elements that organisations want to find in a new non executive director.
You need to develop a board pitch that clearly defines the reasons you should be considered for a board appointment.
There are countless variables at play and everyone’s aspirations will differ. However, when thinking about a board appointment, it is true to say that ‘the harder you work, the luckier you will get’.
We cover everything about getting a board role in Australia including board aspirations, roadblocks, personal connections, leveraging your C-suite experience, skills matrix & board fit, in-demand demand board roles & skills.
Successful Board Directors or NEDs are united by some common traits. A range of soft skill that enables them to add individual value and that in turn drive their board careers.
Men are confident about their ability, but women don’t feel confident until they’ve checked off each item on the list.
Rejection is part of the process of gaining a board appointment. Staying positive and building your confidence is critical.
If you don’t have the right networks - Are you wasting your time? Absolutely not.
If you are a Senior Executive and looking for your first board appointment then, most likely, you have already begun to wonder HOW that transition will take place.
Congratulations, you have had your Board Interview. You need to be prepared for what happens next.
Like any consultant, recruiters have opinions. If you are pursuing a significant Board Role, chances are, you will be dealing with them.
20% of appointments in Australia are made through recruiters and adverts. You need to know how to make search firms work in your favour.
The most likely way you will gain a board appointment is by directly approaching an organisation. 15% of all appointments are made this way.
You might be surprised to learn that Old School Ties are NOT as useful as you think.