USAID engineer, Mario Nicoleau (left) meets with the project manager for CHF's rubble removal work in Haiti. Photo by: Kendra Helmer / USAID

Stories abound about corporate professionals transitioning to global development work. A key to their success: transferable skills.

So, how do you highlight your transferable skills well and make that transition? This question was front-and-center at our one-hour webinar “How to succeed as a development consultant indicates,” which featured three expert recruiters from DAI: Daniel Head, senior international recruiter at the consultancy’s economic growth division, as well as Recruitment Manager Katie Levy and Associate Recruiter Sophie Montmey of DAI Europe.

About the author

  • Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.