Interviewing for a board seat: 3 key differences vs. CIO jobs

Interviewing for a board seat: 3 key differences vs. CIO jobs

Cultural fit, collaborative spirit and commitment matter just as much to board directors as your tech expertise.

Seeking opportunity in crisis, boards uphold digital growth agendas

Seeking opportunity in crisis, boards uphold digital growth agendas

Determined to find opportunity in the COVID aftermath, boards are leaning in with more management support in addition to their usual strategic oversight. Navigating the post-pandemic world will amplify IT leadership in agility and...

Executive Development: When CEOs help their CIOs prepare for board roles

Executive Development: When CEOs help their CIOs prepare for board roles

It may seem counterintuitive for CEOs to encourage (and even coach) their CIOs and senior business leaders to serve on outside boards, but doing so can deliver real business benefits.

5 key ingredients for the ideal board resume

5 key ingredients for the ideal board resume

Whether it’s a DIY rewrite of your executive CV or a professionally produced document, every board candidate needs a resume that shines.

Passion over profits: What nonprofit boards have to offer CIOs

Passion over profits: What nonprofit boards have to offer CIOs

Count on gaining useful experience and connections, but not the right skills to qualify for a corporate board seat.

Briefing the board on security: Put data in the driver’s seat

Briefing the board on security: Put data in the driver’s seat

Skip the scare tactics and cultivate “tech champions” among your board directors via data-driven stories and cybersecurity scorecards.

4 strategies for board presentation success

4 strategies for board presentation success

Veteran execs share their best advice on understanding the mindset of the board.

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Playing the "long game" of networking to earn a board seat

Landing your first board director role is often a multi-year effort. Be prepared to expand the diversity of your connections while building your breadth of business experience.

Why seek a board seat?

Why seek a board seat?

For those who want to go deeper into what it takes to run a company, being on a board can be a natural career progression. What it's not: easy money.

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