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.
Nutrition experts are calling for more business and tech skills to translate global health solutions into national budgets. Officials from UNICEF, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition and political scientists explain why.
Considering a job with a U.S. Agency for International Development contractor? Here’s how to tackle the sometimes daunting task of negotiating your pay.
Ebola has the potential to be a turning point in the marketability of anthropologists in development — but it's not a sea change, according to experts in the field. Find out where several professionals think jobs in social science and anthropology will be in the future.
While frequent job moves may be inherent to the life of an aid worker, many employers see frequent job hopping as a red flag, indicative of someone who doesn't know what they want or isn't valued by an organization. If you find yourself making frequent job changes, follow these rules to mitigate the job hopper stigma.
Be there, be heard and don't be afraid. These are just a few of the lessons Josefina Stubbs, vice president and chief development strategist at the International Fund for Agricultural Development, wants to pass along from her own successful career.