Topic: Director opportunities

Are you fully aware of the directorship opportunities available to you? AICD will help you connect with them


How to find a directorship

For the aspiring director, finding a directorship involves the creation of opportunities. Most aspirants will start small, usually in the not-for-profit sector. As you gain boardroom experience and bu...

Key competencies for directors

The board is responsible for ensuring that it has represented on it the skills, knowledge and experience needed to effectively steer the company forward. Directors will be appointed to the board becau...

Position description for a non-executive director

Once the board has determined a need to appoint a non-executive director (NED), the next step in the recruitment process involves developing an NED position description.

Position description for an executive director

Once the board has identified a need to appoint a new executive director, the next step in the recruitment process involves developing a position description for the role.

Upfront - Make your mark

As competition for full-time board posts heats up, Elizabeth Proust explains what directors can do to stand out from the crowd.

Want a seat at the board table?

Aspiring directors looking for a seat at the board table face stiff competition from other like-minded, ambitious individuals.

Emerging Directors - Acing the board interview

Being shortlisted for a board interview is one step closer to securing that coveted board seat. Ben Power offers some advice on how you can outperform your competition.

Emerging Directors - A foot in the door

Finding that coveted first board seat can be challenging. Alexandra Cain outlines the best approach for those looking to take the first steps in their director careers.

Four tips to recruit for diversity of opinion

Diversity isn’t just the good thing to do; it’s the smart thing to do. Diverse teams lead to more productive conversations and better decisions. But how do boards become diverse? Peter Murphy, General...

Five tips for hiring tomorrow’s boards today

If boards are going to be prepared for the future, they need to hire for the future. As the pace of change increases, it is more important than ever for boards to renew themselves. But how do they kno...
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