Ask Devex: When does experience outweigh education?

A Devex reader at a career crossroads asks "when does experience outweigh education?" as they consider the need to go back to school before re-entering the global development sector after a career in civil service. Devex Senior Director Kate Warren advises on whether or not they should pursue a master's degree to achieve their career goals.

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  • Kate Warren

    Kate Warren is Executive Vice President and resident talent and careers guru at Devex. With 15 years of global development recruitment experience advising international NGOs, consulting firms, and donor agencies, she has a finger on the pulse of hiring trends across the industry and insider knowledge on what it takes to break in.

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