Management roles

Have you considered being an international development consultant?

Have you considered being an international development consultant?

Did you fall headfirst in love with working abroad, with other cultures, seeing the world… but you need something different from a full-time job? You might want to consider becoming an international development consultant. The truth is, consulting is a fabulous way to toe the […]

The #1 Interviewing Mistake, Plus 5 More Lessons

The #1 Interviewing Mistake, Plus 5 More Lessons

It’s common for a potential candidate to have a semi-interview with the job’s supervisor all set up weeks before the job is ever published online. That’s why you need to activate your networks, AND prepare well for a job BEFORE you apply. Here’s how.

Numbers, numbers, numbers !!! (or, how to talk about your management experience on your CV)

Numbers, numbers, numbers !!! (or, how to talk about your management experience on your CV)

The hardest thing about getting a job in international development often feels like the invisible competition of the thousands of applicants who apply for a single role. “I was sent a pack of CVs for my recommended top 5 candidates for a relatively entry-level job […]

Why you don’t need five years of experience to get a job in the field: an interview with Hewsan Pang

Why you don’t need five years of experience to get a job in the field: an interview with Hewsan Pang

Hewsan Pang spent five years in Rwanda, heading One Acre Fund as Director of Operations, then left to pursue an M.B.A. at the Kellogg School of Management in Chicago. Here, he talks to us about building an organisation from the ground up, the business approach […]