How to compete for the next generation of development talent

Development professionals at the 2014 Devex Career and Partnerships Forum held in Manila, Philippines. What kind of talent and skills will be necessary for development professionals to stay relevant? Photo by: Devex

It’s no secret that competition for top international development professionals can be fierce.

“A foot race for intellectual talent” has begun as new actors and players enter the sector, RTI’s International Development Group Executive Vice President Aaron Williams aptly put it during a Devex Career Forum.

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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.