The Latest Articles

The Latest Articles

Missed out. Move on

Rejection is an inevitable part of a board career - here we bring together advice on how to approach it and even benefit from it. Most of us are not lucky enough to get the first NED role we pursue, and certainly not if we are aiming high. Read Rowena's Ironside's (WOB UK Chair) tips to getting on with it. Click here

Tips for aspirant non-executive directors

We are often asked by aspirant non-executive directors for advice as to how they can best positionthemselves for board roles. This valuable resource from Director's Australia, captures some of their key ‘tips’ as well as other information which might be useful to those seeking board roles. Click here

6 Key Board Interview Tips

The first step in your board journey is to have a board CV to get you short-listed for an interview. However once you get the 'interview call', there's still a lot of preparation needed to make you stand out as the preferred candidate.  There are important things you should and should NOT do in a Board interview. Read six key Board interview tips to help you achieve success Click here

Working with Headhunters

A great article from one of our WOB UK members, Sue O'Brien OBE, who is managing partner at Ridgeway Partners Executive Search in London. Click here

The New Financial Year is Prime Time to Get Board Ready

July 2019 - The new financial year heralds the ideal time to take stock of your board pathway and assess what needs to be done.  Whether you are on your board journey or have been 'thinking about it', now's the TIME TO TAKE STOCK Click here

The Digital Director - Are you ready?

May 2019 - Digitisation, agility and a knowledge mindset will shape the future for organisations and Boards. Are you digitally ready?  To hear what digital leader Stephen Scheeler, former Facebook MD and founder of The Digital CEO thinks click here.