How to Get a Board Appointment
With 15 years of Board Appointment experience – we know how and why people get Board Appointment! Here we share this knowledge with you. Subscribe to our newsletters be notified when new articles are published
Many believe that a not-for-profit board appointment is often a good place to start. There are many reasons why you should consider one!
Each sector has different sorts of boards, all of which have different roles and opportunities for you to consider.
You need to identify your executive skills that are valuable at board level and be able to articulate it.
Having taken briefs from hundreds of Chairs looking to recruit NEDs, there are five core criteria that make the perfect board candidate.
Without being able to articulate your board pitch effectively, you just won’t get appointed.
You need to realise that you are going to get ‘pegged’ – it is up to you how they peg you.
The transition from an executive to a non-executive director is highly competitive. Starting with these 5 steps you can get you on your way.
I can not stress this enough, defining a list of target organisations is critical.
‘How long will it take?’ is the wrong question to ask. There are three more appropriate questions you should consider.