Topic: Recruitment

Struggling to find the staff? Learn from AICD how to get better at finding and retaining the best people.


Bloomberg chair Peter Grauer asks: have you built a board of directors to handle a crisis?

Bloomberg chair Peter Grauer recommends a stringent board recruitment process.

The four criteria boards look at when recruiting a new director

In this edited extract from the AICD's essential guide to achieving your board ambitions, Developing Your Director Career, author Elizabeth Jameson FAICD runs through how board recruitment works so yo...

Ilana Atlas on the CEO-Chair dynamic

Chairman of Coca Cola Amatil, Bell Shakespeare and Jawun, Ilana Atlas MAICD, discusses the strategy behind recruiting a CEO that fits and her journey to becoming a Chairman.

Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford on making the tough decisions

In a candid conversation with Alan Kohler at an AICD Leaders’ Edge Lunch in Melbourne yesterday (14 November 2017), Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford AO FAICD opened up on the airline’s decis...

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.

Selecting a new director

A board needs to have directors who possess a broad mix of skills and experience to be effective.

Succession planning

Boards have to plan for orderly succession and renewal as well as be prepared for everything from sudden departure to sudden illness or death of a board member or chief executive officer. It is import...

Boards for balance

A new initiative from Chief Executive Women and the Australian Institute of Company Directors aims to repair Australia’s leaking corporate talent pipeline with support from the top, writes Theodora Tu...

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.
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