Saturday Morning Reading #31

Here’s your Saturday Morning Reading… 1. CV mistakes: how to lose a job in development before you press send | Rachel Banning-Lover – Global Development Professionals Network Mostly obvious advice (e.g.Don’t cut and paste cover letters to different organisations) – but sometimes we need to hear obvious advice! “The worst cover letter I ever received was… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #31

Saturday Morning Reading #17

Here’s your Saturday morning reading… 1. Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart | Quartz – Nick Stockton Because charts are cool. “A few other noteworthy results: 1) The largest regional migration is from Southeast Asia to the Middle East. This is largely driven by the huge, oil-driven, construction booms happening on the Arabian Peninsula. 2)… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #17

Saturday Morning Reading #3

Here’s your Saturday morning reading… 1) In the latest Development Drums podcast, Owen Barder talks to Angus Deaton on his new book, The Great Escape, which brings together his research into health, well-being, and economic development. 2) Jay Ulfelder looks at why 2013 saw more new mass killings than any year since the early 1990s.… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #3

Saturday Morning Reading #2

Here’s an early and seasonal edition of Saturday morning reading (because I’ll be on the beach tomorrow!). I’ve put it in order from satire to sentimental. Enjoy! 1) The 12 Days of Christmas – Post-2015 edition! “Three rambling summits, Two dozen speeches, And confusion on in-equal-ityyyyyy…” 2) Santa announces IATI commitment. “Santa notably scored highly… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #2

Saturday Morning Reading #1

Every Saturday morning I post a collection of my favourite blog posts of the week on the London International Development Network Facebook group. I’m going to start also post it here as a regular feature. 1) 10 Tips for a Bold & Ambitious Post-2015 Development Agenda Great post looking at how to manage a very… Continue reading Saturday Morning Reading #1