Understanding the process of how board applications are graded will help you write more compelling applications and make the cut.
Board recruiters are the gatekeepers to many non-executive board roles, particularly the more significant ones. You need to impress them.
Ask any Chair will tell you that recruiting a new NED is stressful. Good planning will help recruit the right board director.
When executed properly, online board research should elevate you above the competition in the board appointment process.
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’.
There are only two ways you are going to engage with a recruiter as a candidate. Each has a slightly different approach.
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 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.
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.
Your Board CV should be considerably different from your Executive CV. It is the key to getting past the gatekeepers!
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