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Headhunter Susanne André: the benefits Lawyers can bring to development agencies and non-profits

Starting out as a lawyer, and now in search for the development and NGO sector, Susanne's session looked at a number of aspects of the NED roles in the development sector and the opportunities for lawyers who are considering these roles. These aspects included: the inter-linkages between the public and private sectors in the light of the UN SDGs the differences between the private and development sectors including cultural and senior relationship matters the attributes which are required for appointments in the development sector including a growth mindset, motivation for the cause, diplomacy and networking the expertise and experience of...

Headhunter Jan Hall: Be your own best advocate

Jan was until recently one of the leading headhunters for Chair, Board and senior executive roles at major corporates and is now running a consultancy for senior NEDs and management. Jan's session gave many insights (based on her executive and NED career - which started at the age of 27) into: how headhunters work and how to make them your messenger, how to keep in touch with them, avoiding being desperate, grumpy or arrogant, and why we should not take rejection personally. She has also recently published Changing Gear, on how best to approach life after a full-on career. One point was of...

Susie Cummings from Nurole: Simplifying the headhunting process

We were joined by Susie Cummings from Nurole who talked us through the process they adopt when charged with finding candidates to fill board roles, citing many lawyers along the way who have successfully attained their board roles this way. Nurole actively encourages boards to hire 'first timers', indeed around half their appointees are taking on their first role. Do watch the webinar to see Susie's enthusiasm for this successful, thriving business model. If you would like to get in touch with Nurole, Susie and her team will be pleased to hear from BCKR members. Please email them enquiries@nurole.com to find...

Webinar with John Schonert: Headhunting is not a dark art! A different approach to finding the right NED

We were delighted to welcome John Schonert from executive search firm Williams Schone this week. He put BCKR director, Elizabeth Holden, on one of her boards, so is ideally placed to guide our members when looking for their first portfolio role. We hope you will find John's approach to placing Non-Executive Directors both engaging and refreshing. If you wish to take up John's offer of an initial discussion please let us know here and we'll put you in touch. https://vimeo.com/426059346/66f6b096ba    ...