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Mon, 24 May



7 Reasons Why Being On a Board Is Good for Your Career

This webinar has been designed to support women and men to think strategically about board roles as part of their long-term career strategy.

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7 Reasons Why Being On a Board Is Good for Your Career
7 Reasons Why Being On a Board Is Good for Your Career

Time & Location

24 May 2021, 19:30 – 19:35


About the event

Adding a board or committee appointment to your CV is a sure way of drawing attention and validating your capabilities, whilst catapulting your career up the ladder of success.

Individuals that join boards - even of very small organisations - are able to use their experience and technical skills to influence an organisation, whilst at the same time gaining exposure to a wide range of issues from the perspective of a director and building confidence, expertise and networks.

7 Reasons Why Being On a Board Is Good for Your Career’ webinar is a chance to hear from:

  • Fiona Hathorn CEO, (Women on Boards) WOB UK
  • Mary Agbesanwa, PwC, Scale Fintech Programme Lead; Co-Chair of PwC Multicultural Business Network and sits on the Girl Guiding Board. She will be sharing her board trustee experience as a young ambitious career woman.

If you are feeling stagnant in your career, you have to admit this webinar will be a tremendous boost for your career.

So, don’t procrastinate book your seat here. This really is a great opportunity to understand the benefits of being on a board. And if that’s not enough, consider this……..

  • A directorship is a point of difference on your CV when applying for a new role/promotion.
  • You will build market and industry knowledge and networks through exposure to a diverse range of issues from the perspective of a director.
  • Joining a board indicates to management or clients that you are interested and engaged in your community at a leadership level.
  • Directorships Build Career and Leadership Skills and Expertise
  • If you need to take a career break at any stage, a directorship can give you continuity on your CV. It will help you maintain professional contacts and could provide you with the confidence to re-enter the workforce more easily after a significant break.
  • Directorships Improve Career Resilience and Provide Strategic Understanding of Workforce Dynamics.
  • It gives you the chance to explore the idea of a post-executive board career.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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