Do you at times think that its time (mid-career professional) one either upgrades his/her learning and knowledge on the specific subject / theme, as one feels hitting a saturation point or believes that in-order to make a giant leap, a transition, subtle though, is a must to venture and learn more about a different yet related subject area. . If yes, this is an appropriate timing to select and apply for further studies.
My friend had just received a call from a potential employer and he was relieved that he does not have to get dressed in formals and meet the employer; rather there is an ‘easy’ telephonic round! But I gave him my word of caution that even though the effort of looking impeccably dressed up and travelling might be saved, there is lot of care that one must take for this round and prepare well.
With the world changing because of constantly transforming policies and regulations, it has become difficult for the companies to keep up. Because of the changing reforms in almost every part of the world, what the global corporate sector is missing is a roadmap and planning backed by researched data. These sudden but growing changes have found an increase in demand for the well-versed expert consultants.
Feeling a little altruistic lately? “A little” won’t be good enough if you are actually looking forward to developing a career in the relief and development sector. If you are really into the building a career there, you have be sure that you are REALLY into it.
In 2010, United Nations General Assembly recognized the Human Right to Water and Sanitation which is acknowledging the need of safe drinking water and sanitation essential to the realization of the Millennium Development Goals. This has been followed by several UN agencies, especially UNICEF taking up the cause and implementing initiatives to achieve this goal.
While having communications related positions in the non-profit sector is not something unheard of in the past, the rising value of development communications roles in the sector is a relatively new development.
You want to make friends while you learn? You want to have fun while you help others in the community? You want to get hands-on experience and see what it would be like to work in your dream organization? TRY volunteering! This may sound like an advertisement to you but volunteering can help one achieve the goals mentioned above and plenty more.
Malala Yousafzai, a teenage girl from Pakistan, became a figure of strength and courage when she stood up for her rights despite bullets, intimidation or death threats. What was she demanding? How does Malala get entitled to demand for education for girls?
For Mohamed Bouazizi, a 26 year old Tunisian street vendor, the 17 December 2010 started like any other day. Bouazizi, who was unemployed like many others in the country, was selling fruits and vegetables on a cart in the Tunisian town of Sidi Bouzid. Suddenly, the government authorities confiscated his wares and allegedly slapped him on the face.