There are a number of things that you should do NOW if you are looking for a board appointment. The end of your executive career is too late.
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.
Looking for a Non-Executive Director role? There are many other types of board roles in Australia that you should consider.
A vast number of skills and level of experience are valued at board level. It is not just those with board experience who get appointed to boards.
Many believe that prior governance experience and executive skills are the most important board selection criteria, but should you be focussing on 3 others?
Managing your Board expectations and aspirations can be made easier by asking yourself 8 questions. From there you can narrow down the sort of boards that you are likely to be appointed to.
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.
Many people find the board appointment process overwhelming, whilst for others it is the opposite. What is it they know?
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.
Rejection is part of the process of gaining a board appointment. Staying positive and building your confidence is critical.
In short, yes. You can have a Non-Executive and Executive role at the same time. Indeed doing so, may be the best career decision you’ll ever make.
It may surprise you to know that the majority of new board appointments have neither past NED experience nor were/are CEOs.
Some simple and actionable advice on getting your board goals back on track for 2021.
The demand for Non Executive Directors never drops. If anything the competition for these positions increases in times of uncertainty.
Commercial board appointments are appealing for many because they offer an opportunity to build your career and you are likely to be remunerated.
Serving on a government board can give you the opportunity to exercise significant leadership, manage multiple-dollar budgets, and oversee more personnel.