Women remain in the minority for corporate board of director seats—but groups like the Women Corporate Directors Foundation are working diligently to change that. Their recent event, “Championing the Next Generation of Board Ready Women,” focused on the current board landscape and how women can better position themselves as strong candidates. We've captured key insights here.
Corporate board service at a public or private company can be meaningful and rewarding for senior leaders. But, moving from hands-on leadership to an oversight role means leveraging your skills and experience differently. Read Anne Sample's article in CEO World magazine.
A strong LinkedIn profile is a must-have tool for senior leaders. Yet executives often hesitate to leverage LinkedIn beyond the basics, resulting in overlooked opportunities for professional networking, relationship building, personal branding and career advancement.
For the foreseeable future, much of our professional lives will take place in the virtual world. Read CEO Anne Sample's article in Connect Meetings with tips and best practices to navigate this new environment.
More than 700 million professionals use LinkedIn for networking, learning, collaboration and career advancement. Senior leaders, however, often assume the platform applies more to their direct reports than to their own needs or interests. It’s a common misconception...
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When downsizing occurs, outplacement services are standard fare for senior leaders. However, companies often mistake this valuable benefit for a bargaining chip rather than a critical resource that helps both sides move forward.
Navigate Forward’s Anne Sample and Patti O’Leary along with Board Readiness alum and experienced corporate director Shay Wyley share what it takes to land your first corporate board seat in this 45-minute virtual event.
For C-suite leaders and senior executives, landing a new opportunity takes time, clarity and dedicated effort. (And that’s during the best of times!) How can you stay motivated and keep your executive job search on-track?
With U.S. unemployment at record levels, we reached out to our network to better understand the current job market for C-suite, president, vice president and other senior roles. Six Minneapolis-based executive recruiters and outplacement professionals shared their views on what has changed—and what remains constant—in the hiring process for senior leaders.