THE BENEFITS OF A CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP WITH WOB
There are significant benefits for individuals and organisations in a WOB Corporate membership:
Recruitment & retention - Access to our industry leading workshops, networks and resources fosters employee development and clearly shows commitment to their career progression. It improves career resilience and understanding of workforce dynamics.
Professional development – By facilitating employees taking on non-conflicting board and committee roles, you are providing them with the opportunity to grow their knowledge around strategy, governance and broader leadership skills, enhancing at-work skills, increasing career satisfaction and growing personal motivation.
Community – Encouraging your employees to leverage their skills and experience to support community organisations by exploring board and committee roles, creates opportunities to give back to the community and creates a point of difference on their CVs.
Access to influence – With more than 25,000 members WOB is one of the most powerful and supportive cross-sector networks of women in Australia.
Building the pipeline - Support diverse talent groups to excel in their careers and develop the skills to become leaders of the future. Access to directors and executives allows for quality business interactions to build market and industry knowledge and networks.
Corporate social responsibility – Allows you to demonstrate your real commitment to diversity and promote women to lend their organisational-sponsored expertise to non-profit and government board roles.
Building your brand - Develop a strong brand through positive brand association, that advocates gender equity, diversity and inclusion.
Who benefits from a Membership with WOB
Employees at all career stages benefit from a membership with Women on Boards:
- Early and mid-career level employees are exposed to governance roles as part of their longer term career plan to take up positions on not for-profit, government and relevant industry boards.
- Senior women are provided with strategic advice, networks and programs that assist them to achieve positions on boards and to seriously consider directorship as a parallel or post executive career.
Explore why being on a board is good for both employees and employers.
Contact the WOB office on 02 4321 0100 or email Eva Heist our Corporate Partner & Member Manager.