How to Get on Your First Board: Opening Boardroom Doors

Are you an executive looking for an opportunity to join a corporate board? We compiled top advice from our global board practice partners. 

Corporate directorships can be incredibly rewarding, allowing you to exercise your accumulated expertise in a part-time context. But getting on your first public board is no easy task; there is intense competition for first-time director positions, and leaders need to be proactive and strategic in order to be considered. 

In this report, we provide information about: 

  • Board Basics: A brief history of boards, obstacles to placement, what makes a good director
  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting on Your First Board: How to find the right position, write a board CV and ace the interview
  • Additional Resources: Top places to take courses and associations worth joining

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