The Boardroom: Great Board Recruitment Basics

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The Boardroom:  Great Board Recruitment Basics

The Boardroom:  Great Board Recruitment Basics


With Boards playing a critical role in the corporate performance and strategic direction of an organisation, how do you identify and recruit candidates who can bring to the organisation you are hiring for, the competence to tackle the sometimes-unpredictable challenges of the future?

Getting the right people on a board at the right time is integral to ensure they will be great contributors and are able to improve the governance in their boardrooms.

Vanessa Jolly, GM Board Recruitment for Directors Australia will discuss the considerations to implement in your board recruitment process that she has been utilising to target high value candidates across board roles.

The live delivery date is due Tuesday, 15th February 2022, 1pm - 2pm  AEDT time (please check your local timezone if planning to join the live session).

Register to learn more about:

  • Assessing board composition
  • Identifying board skills and experience gaps
  • Drafting a director position description
  • Search strategies for directors
  • Interviewing directors
  • Conducting referee and other checks

Who is this webinar for?

  • Executive Consultants
  • C-Suite Leaders
  • Managing Directors
  • Consultants looking to build knowledge around recruitment essentials for board roles

Meet the facilitator: Vanessa Jolly, General Manager - Board Recruitment Directors Australia

Vanessa is an accomplished executive human resources (HR) leader with over 20 years’ experience across government, not-for-profit and private sectors. Having worked with global organisations in both remote and metropolitan regions, she is well networked and has a proven track record in understanding and positively driving business performance outcomes within complex environments.

Being in the business of connecting people drives Vanessa to ensure the right person, with the right skills and attributes is in an organisation at the right time. Vanessa draws on her highly developed people skills and relationship management to identify the best fit for both individuals and organisations.

Vanessa has expertise in a broad range of human resources and industrial relations disciplines with special interest in the areas of developing and maintaining relationships, recruitment and selection, long term strategy development, project management, performance management frameworks, workplace diversity, organisational design and restructures.

She is passionate about building relationships and getting the best out of people. With collaboration a priority, Vanessa has led and successfully delivered many complex HR projects both nationally and internationally.

RCSA Learning and Development Partner: ELMO

ELMO (ASX:ELO) is Australia and New Zealand’s only integrated cloud HR, payroll and rostering / time & attendance solution. ELMO is ISO 27001:2013 certified and our UTS partnership affirms our solutions are at the forefront of predictive analytics. We provide innovative technology to more than 1500 organisations across APAC, helping them to manage, engage, and inspire their people from one platform, with a single dashboard, and reporting suite.


  • Presentation delivered usingZoom
  • The live session is recorded and a copy of the recording distributed to all registered participants. Please note: There will be a 5 day limited access period to view the recording post the live session.
  • Webinar joining links are emailed to participants 48 hours prior to live delivery
  • All start and end times listed are displayed in Melbourne | Australian Eastern Standard/Daylight Time

Pricing and Booking Terms & Conditions:

  • The member price to attend the live delivery and access (5-day period) a copy of the recording is $50 + GST AUD per single participant
  • An in-house group rate is available for registrations at a minimum of 5 people within the same organisation. Register 5 team members by selecting the discounted “5 or more participant rate” (AU/NZ) option at check out to qualify. The group rate enables organizations to share live and recorded (5 day period) access across teams and or across regional offices of the registered webinar title at a maximum spend of $225 (AUD) (excl GST for AU members).
  • Explore the RCSA Digital Pass 12-Month Subscription model and it’s benefits here or contact [email protected] for further information 
  • Cancellations and or Refund requests with this event is governed by the RCSA Booking Terms & Conditions

For More Information:

RCSA Learning & Development
Members within Australia call 1300 727 504
Members within New Zealand call toll free + 0800 441 904
E: [email protected]

Tuesday, 15 February 2022
1:00PM - 2:00PM
Mem Price: 55 (AUD) inc. of GST for AU Participants and 50 (AUD) for NZ Participants exc. GST

Non-Mem Price: 110 (AUD) inc. of GST for AU Participants and 100 (AUD) for NZ Participants exc. GST
1 CPD Hours
Access to the recorded session

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