Following the AICD's year of powerful stories and insights from inspiring female company directors; there is no better time to put pen to paper and use these 5 steps to plan an efficacious, lucrative and personally satisfying transition to a career as a non executive director.
For female executives and professionals, pursuing a career as a professional non executive director can be a professionally and personally rewarding career choice. However, those planning to transition from an executive to non executive career need to review their career strategy and put in place the appropriate plans well in advance.
Remembering and then appreciating life’s milestones is a fundamental sign of respect towards those we interact with throughout our business life. Here are some tips on the best ways to acknowledge births, deaths and marriages.
How do you introduce people in a business context? Whether it is at the Christmas party, a pitch for new business or an industry networking event, there are protocols that apply to making introductions.
For senior executive women, the first part of their career is largely determined by the natural forces in the workplace, the second by the choices they make. It is their second career that is critical to their long term employability, security and wellbeing.
People who successfully transition out of corporate start thinking about these 5 things around 2 years BEFORE they leave their corporate job.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to get ‘a place at the table’? We asked and can share with you the top five attributes to be successful on the board. While you may have studied hard, even completed multiple degrees and in some instances have experience, all too often we hear of people saying “I just can’t land the role!” So here is what you need beyond competence.
You’re in your mid 40s or early 50s – you’re a senior executive and great at what you do, but a little voice in the back of your head is wondering what the next step should be. You’re considering exploring the job market, and that’ll be a short term fix to continue your career, perhaps as CEO or senior exec of a larger organisation, but you're curious about where your career should be heading over the next 10 – 20 years.
Why is it that some people soar in their careers, while others only swim… and many sink? Why is it that some people have that ‘it ’ factor from the get go? They know what to say and when to say it and rarely have any awkward moments. They fit in while standing out. Here are five helpful steps to have you standing out from the crowd for all the right reasons.