Technical background for recruiters: A must?

Global development recruiting has its own unique set of challenges, and recruiters must often be able to identify highly specialized professionals for projects.  

Kate Warren, Devex director of global recruitment services, sat down with Kelly Tobin, recruitment manager for Engility, to find out how important it is for her team to have a technical background in the area they’re recruiting.

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    Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is a global development reporter for Devex. Based in Bangkok, she covers disaster and crisis response, innovation, women’s rights, and development trends throughout Asia. Prior to her current post, she covered leadership, careers, and the USAID implementer community from Washington, D.C. Previously, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.

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