Monitoring and evaluation, also known as the short form “M&E” is an emerging field in international development.
Negativity is contagious. As we spend a big part of the day with our coworkers, they tend to have an effect on our mood and sharing your workspace with a negative person can make you feel contaminated with negativity after you leave for your home after work.
In January 2015, I volunteered in Bangladesh for four months with Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) on a UK government funded development programme called International Citizen Service (ICS). ICS bring together 18 to 25-year-olds from all backgrounds to fight poverty in overseas and UK communities.
Doing a social media campaign means you must resort to using many different tools and techniques. Social media is not just a fluke anymore and is a significant part of any holistic and complete media strategy. Yes, your media strategy can no more be deemed effective and complete, if you do not have the right ideas and strategic viewpoint to manage your brands on the platform of social media and more importantly, Facebook.
Launching a non-profit organization is one thing, but establishing it in just a short span of time is an entirely different thing. A non-profit’s reputation solely depends on its trustees and investors who are always willing to make solid contributions for a noble cause. But, to be honest, winning the trust of potential investors is definitely a big deal, especially in this tough competition.
When should jobseekers use curriculum vitae, commonly referred to as CV rather than a resume? The purpose of a CV or resume is to convey our personal and professional details in a way that presents you in a best possible light. In other words we can say that it is a document through which we are marketing our skills, abilities, qualifications and experience to employers.
Consulting has always seen as a lucrative career option for development professionals. Of course this fascinating option has its ups in terms of exposure, varied expressions in assignments and most importantly out of Institutional bounds i.e. freedom of notions. Along with these ups, the profile has got its own challenges.
In 2013, I started my Masters in Development Studies and after some courses and a better understanding of development I decided to do an internship in this area. I already had a stable job I enjoyed at a research agency in Sydney, but I wanted to experience a totally new culture and the different working dynamics at a not-for-profit. I always dreamt of working for the United Nations and an internship was my best shot at making this dream come true.