Career advice, while often doled out with the best of intentions, isn’t all good. And the same rules that apply in other fields may not apply in development. Here are five pieces of career advice you can feel free to ignore.

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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.