Given the exceptional circumstances of the refugee arrivals within the EU, how does this affect aid agencies’ recruitment strategies? Devex spoke to several HR experts expanding operations within Europe to gain insight into the challenges they face in this new landscape.
Extensive reforms of the Peace Corps application have made the two-year service opportunity more attractive — overwhelmingly so. The agency celebrates a 40-year application high while lamenting a flatlined budget and the inability to meet the increased demand for placements.
Results of the latest Asian Development Bank staff survey reveals a brewing discontent among staff with senior management over issues on communication, innovation, and compensation, among others, amid a growing development finance landscape in the region.
A series of billion dollar cuts to Dutch aid has been a blow to the status quo for the Netherlands’ NGO community — and resulted in a major shift in who is employed in what kinds of positions at major organizations like Cordaid, Hivos, Oxfam Novib and SNV.
Many professionals have asked us here at Devex how and whether the global goals will impact their career prospects — including the kinds of jobs available and skills they'll need to be competitive. This is a story we will continue to track, but here are three immediate takeaways from what is affectionately known as Global Dev Week here in New York.
Results of a recent DFAT-wide survey suggest higher staff morale and satisfaction toward management and leadership, nearly two years since AusAID was amalgamated into the department. But two former AusAID staffers reveal a clash of cultures still persists.