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.
To put simply, you are only going to gain a board appointment in one of four ways. Which ones should you focus on?
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.
We all have Board Aspirations, but you need to make sure that the next board role or organisation you pursue is right for you.
It is always difficult to provide a hard and fast answer to this question, as for everyone the journey is different. However, perseverance is the key.
Often a good candidate simply messes up the interview. You can learn from your mistakes!
The conversation about board diversity has stalled around gender diversity. As such, there is a strong push to increase the number of women on boards, but diversity is far broader than that.
Is transitioning from Executive to Non-Executive Director that difficult? It should not be, as long as you are well prepared for your new role.