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!
Category: Board Career
Before you begin your board search or write your NED CV, it is important that you have a compelling board pitch and profile.
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.
Waiting until the end of your executive career can have a devastating effect on your prospects of gaining a UK Board Appointment.
I can not stress this enough, defining a list of target organisations is critical.
What sort of organisation you want to be appointed to the board of and can be appointed to is fundamental to success.
If you haven’t considered a NED board appointment, you should. Here are 7 reasons why.
Successful Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) are united by some common personal and professional qualities that, in turn, drive their board careers.
For those of you who are concerned about bankruptcy, career gaps, political stoushes, sackings, bankruptcies affecting a board career – I have good news!
Research shows that is that it seems that women are less likely to apply for senior (and presumably board) roles than men. What might be driving this?
Experience taught me that rejection is part of the process of gaining a board appointment. Staying positive and building your confidence is critical for success.
A Governance Qualification is rarely a requirement for potential board candidates, however, it might just be the thing that separates you from your closest competitor.
I don’t have the networks needed to get on a board, so should I even bother pursuing a board career?
Having the right connections is essential when trying to find and gain a board appointment. However strong ties are not the key.
Being a Non Executive Director is time-consuming. It usually involves much more than simply attending scheduled meetings and reading in preparation for them.
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.
Many believe that in the UK only experienced directors get Board Appointments. The truth is we all have to start somewhere.