Articles

Articles

Articles from The Talent Advisors

The Talent Advisors, a WOB partner, has a number of excellent articles that will give you insights into developing a powerful Board CV and preparing for the boardroom:

Why women are good for business

In this article Women on Boards director Claire Braund illustrates how gender diverse boards are integral to better financial performance and improved governance, align with Australia's economic imperatives and satisfy community and shareholder expectations. Click here for the full article.

The seven reasons why being a director is good for your career

Adding a board appointment of directorship to your CV is a sure way of drawing attention and validating your capabilities whilst catapulting your career up the ladder of success. This article gives you the arguments to convince your boss why they should let you make the time to do this. Click here for the full article

A Typical Board Journey

A typical journey for someone looking for their first board role, or their first paid NED position. Click here to learn more.

Completing your WOB Profile

The Profile on the WOB website is designed to help you think through and perfect the key elements of a good board CV. Click here to see how

Applying for a NED role

Applying for a non-executive or trustee role is a competitive process.  Read this article to avoid some common mistakes and to understand how to write a good cover letter. Click here for the full article.

Preparing for a board interview - 10 tips

If you have made it to an interview, we want to make sure that you do yourself justice. Read this article to see if you have done the preparation required to give yourself the best possible chance. Click here for the full article.
If you are a paid WOB susbcriber, we will do what we can to help you with connections if you are preparing for a board interview; simply email us or phone the office on 02 4321 0100. For information on how to become a subscriber, click here

The first 90 days

Once you get your first board appointment, the next step is to get some pointers on how to ensure you get off to a good start in the new role.  In this article we list some tips from Women on Board members who have recently joined a new board. Click here for the full article.