BlueSteps recently hosted an #ExecCareer Chat on the topic of finding a board seat, featuring Andrew Kris, from Borderless, and Jose Ruiz, from Alder Koten.

Some of the questions asked included:

  • Why and when in my career should I consider seeking out a board seat?
  • What role do executive search consultants play in filling an open board position?
  • What are the best ways to find a board position through networking?
  • Are there any events you’d recommend I attend if I’m seeking a board role?
  • How can executives make it known at their current organization that they’re interested in a board seat?
  • Why should I consider non-profit boards? What’s the best way to get on a non-profit board?
  • How does one transition from non-profit to corporate board?
  • Are boards looking for talent outside of CEOs and CFOs?
  • Do I need to update my resume and career documents to target a new board of directors role?

If you missed it, catch up on all the excellent advice that was given in the Storify transcript below.

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