Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker

Written By Chen Reis
Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker
  • Publsiher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 16 October 2016
  • ISBN : 0128043857
  • Pages : 142 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker written by Chen Reis which was release on 16 October 2016, this book published by Butterworth-Heinemann. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker draws on the experiences of those currently working and those hiring people to work in humanitarian aid today, and an analysis of job postings over a 9-month period. It provides relevant information and advice to help jobseekers make more informed decisions about what steps to take. It first pushes prospective job seekers to reflect on whether this is the right career path for them. It then provides tried and tested strategies for preparing for a humanitarian career and being competitive in the humanitarian job market, serving as a comprehensive guide for those thinking about a career in international humanitarian aid. Features advice drawn from an analysis of humanitarian jobs, a survey of aid workers, and interviews with human resource staff and humanitarian professionals Written in a conversational style with anecdotes, advice and stories from people working in the industry today Features useful tips and exercises in every chapter to help you put your best foot forward Provides links to useful and relevant internet resources through a dedicated web page

Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker

Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker
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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2016-10-16
  • Total pages : 142
  • ISBN : 0128043857
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Summary : Becoming an International Humanitarian Aid Worker draws on the experiences of those currently working and those hiring people to work in humanitarian aid today, and an analysis of job postings over a 9-month period. It provides relevant information and advice to help jobseekers make more informed decisions about what steps ...

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