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In Conversation with: Hasin Jahan

Bangladesh Country Director, Practical Action For women in Bangladesh, as well as the rest of the Asian subcontinent, being employed does not always equate to being empowered. Achieving professional excellence is extremely challenging in general, but it is all the more difficult for women in my country, Bangladesh. Working women…
Ruth Davis
16 July 2019
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In Conversation with: Christel Amadou

Head of Human Resources, Global Green Growth Institute 1. Tell us more about the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), and what is meant by ‘green growth’? The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) is a treaty-based international, inter-governmental organization established in 2012 at the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development…
Ruth Davis
3 June 2019
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In Conversation with: Pete Ondeng

Pete Ondeng is a seasoned economic development practitioner, author, thought leader and inspiring public speaker.  He has led several local and international organizations in the private, public and non-profit sectors.  Today, he draws on his broad experience to provide strategic advice to companies and non-profit organizations.  He has advised corporate…
Ruth Davis
13 February 2019
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Competency based interviews. A greater indication of past performance or future potential?

Competency-based interviews are increasingly becoming one of the most common interview methods employers are using. With HR becoming increasingly recognised as fundamental to business development, this format of interview gives employers the ability to assess how candidates have previously performed in relation to the job specification at hand (1). They…
Helena Newton
4 May 2018
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The Ongoing Struggle for Net Neutrality

Cambridge Analytica’s data breach, which has compromised at least 87 million Facebook users’ personal information,(1) has taken the internet by storm this week, causing many to vow to stop using the platform. The breach also included harvesting people’s personal messages, which has awakened the current conversation about privacy and caused…
Razane Cherk
13 April 2018