Webinar: Advice for career transitioners

An excerpt from the “Advice for career transitioners” webinar. Devex Career Account members can watch the full recording below.

Being able to effectively translate your experience to other roles and sectors is critical, whether you are new to global development or simply looking to change roles within your organization. Effectively telling your story and leveraging your network are also key, yet these are some of the biggest challenges facing career transitioners.

Craig Zelizer, founder and CEO of PCDN, and Anne Steen, executive director at Georgetown University’s Graduate Career Center with the Walsh School of Foreign Service, joined Devex to share their advice on overcoming these challenges and making that big career move.

About the author

  • Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a Reporter at Devex. She covers all things related to careers and hiring in the global development community as well as mental health within the sector — from tips on supporting humanitarian staff to designing mental health programs for refugees. Emma has reported from key development hubs in Europe and co-produced Devex’s DevProWomen2030 podcast series. She holds a degree in journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University and a master's in media and international conflict. In addition to writing for regional news publications, she has worked with organizations focused on child and women’s rights.