Director Candidacy

Director Candidacy

Finding your next board seat—and ensuring it's the right move—presents a different kind of challenge each time. This resource center equips new and seasoned directors with recommendations, tools, and guides to help strengthen their director profiles and ultimately, advance their careers.

Tools for new directors

Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Director Professionalism Navigating the First Year: An Onboarding Guide for New Directors A Practical Guide: Fundamentals for Corporate Directors Evolving Directors & Officers Liability Environment New Director Press Release Template New Director Sample Proxy Language

Positioning yourself to get a board seat

The Subtle Art of Blending In How to Position Yourself as a Diverse Candidate 3 Tips for Finding Your Next Board Seat Three Reasons Most Candidates Don’t Find Board Seats Alternate Paths for Aspiring Directors Bare Essentials for Your Board Interview Becoming a Global Director Why GCs Make Excellent Candidates for Board Service

Resume and Networking tips and tricks

Board Résumé Writing Tips Résumé Sample 1 Résumé Sample 2 Mapping Your Professional DNA Create Your Own Serendipity When Networking The Power of a Personal Brand

How to evaluate a prospective board

The Questions I Now Think to Ask Before Joining a Board So You Want to Be a Corporate Director... (Deloitte) So You’re Thinking of Joining a Public Company Board (Harvard Law School)


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