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 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’.
Men are confident about their ability, but women don’t feel confident until they’ve checked off each item on the list.
After interviewing countless board candidates, I have put together some common board interview mistakes that you should avoid.
The board interview is probably the most stressful part of the board appointment processes. By preparing for the 6 types of board interview questions, you can reduce your anxiety significantly.
A board interview is different from any previous interview you have attended and you must prepare. Even if you are a natural interviewee.
You should understand what happens once your application hits the desk of the recruiter or decision-maker.
If you get your Board Cover Letter right, it will dramatically increase your chances of being appointed. If you get it wrong, it will do the opposite.
Advertised board opportunities are often over-subscribed. There are crucial steps you should to take when responding to advertised board vacancies
There are thousands of board vacancies filled each year. In this article, I will discuss how to find advertised board vacancies in Australia.
There are only two ways you are going to engage with a recruiter as a candidate. Each has a slightly different approach.
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.
When done properly, online research will de-risk your appointment and elevate you above the competition.
The demand for Non Executive Directors never drops. If anything the competition for these positions increases in times of uncertainty.
Chairs seek these 3 desirable attributes when looking for new board members. You need to understand what they are and how to leverage them in your favour.