Working Culture

New vacancies from: World Food Programme, IFAD, UNICEF & more…

October 27 2016 by Global Careers

  See this week’s latest jobs from the International Public Sector Director, Division of Data, Research and Policy (D-2) – […]

Does what works in the USA work where you are?

December 18 2014 by Editorial - admin

With so much online advice and content being generated in the English language in the USA, and with great respect […]

How important to you is diversity in your workplace?

November 19 2014 by Editorial - admin

It appears from research by Glassdoor, an organisation that tries to understand candidate perceptions of employers and allows you to rate […]

How can you ensure you get noticed at work and obtain the promotion you deserve?

November 3 2014 by Editorial - admin

Quite simply you need to constantly show your colleagues, your boss and others outside the organisation that you work with, […]

Your New Job is a Nightmare?

September 9 2014 by Alix Vazeux

You just started your first days at work… new location, new office, new colleagues… but NOT one of them sounds […]

Gender Inequality in Public Service

August 20 2014 by Alix Vazeux

We previously mentioned the persistent inequality between men and women in some areas of the workforce. It is important for […]

Tips for Surviving a Career Transition

August 18 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Thinking of a a new career direction? To change  industry, company or even country, you will have to face various […]

How To Cope With Redundancy?

August 15 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Redundancy has become more of a possibility for everyone’s career. For most of us it seems like it is the […]

Public-Private Partnerships: An Innovative Solution?

by Alix Vazeux

In this article, you will be able to discuss the benefits of a potential partnership between Public and Private Sectors. […]

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day?

August 14 2014 by Alix Vazeux

The idea in this article is to understand what little actions will help you start your day at work in […]

What’s Your 30-Second Resume?

by Alix Vazeux

Networking is a major tool for your job search. You need some advice on how to make a pro-active networking […]

How to Survive a Social Company Culture as an Introvert

August 13 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Are you an introvert trying to survive in a company filled with extroverts?  Here is some advice to help you […]

How Successful People Stay Calm

August 12 2014 by Alix Vazeux

“I think intermittent stressful events are probably what keeps the brain more alert, and you perform better when you are […]

Are Your Work Expectations Realistic?

August 8 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Expectations are driving your career whatever job you will start. Prepare by fixing goals and achieving them. It is a […]

Answer These Five Questions before You Share a Link on Social Media!

by Alix Vazeux

For Workers or Job Seekers, check out these major questions you should ask yourself before using social media as a […]

Want to Ensure You’ll be Happy at Your Next Company?

July 29 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Ensuring that you will be happy in your next job goes beyond just getting the offer. You need to make […]

Punctuation is Essential in your CV Writing!

July 2 2014 by Alix Vazeux

You created a brilliant CV, wrote a sparkling cover letter and a stellar LinkedIn profile, all ready to submit your […]

Meet Antonio Fidalgo, Head of Talent Outreach and Acquisition at UNHCR

June 24 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Hear what Antonio Fidalgo, Head of Talent Outreach and Acquisition at UNHCR has to say about the challenges of his […]

Interview with Michael Emery – HR Director of UNFPA – Career and Insights

by Alix Vazeux

In this video, Michael Emery, the HR Director  for the United Nations Population Fund talks about his own career as […]

Meet John Thomas – Operations Chief for Human Resources – International Organization for Migration

by Alix Vazeux

We would like to share with you the brilliant experience of the Operations Chief for Human Resources at the IOM. […]

Meet Arturo Pagan, Deputy Director of Human Resources at UNFPA

June 20 2014 by Alix Vazeux

In this video Arturo Pagan, Deputy of Human Resources at UNFPA,  shares his personal experiences in the International Public Sector, […]

A Day in the Life of a UNFPA Staff Member: India

June 17 2014 by Alix Vazeux

A Day in the Life of a UNFPA Staff Member: Mexico

by Alix Vazeux


Meet Marc Fillieux – Head of the Recruitment Unit of the International Labour Organization

June 12 2014 by Alix Vazeux

We would like to share with you the brilliant experience of one of the top recruiters at the ILO. In […]

Connect with the IMF at the GCF on 25-26 June

by Alix Vazeux

We are delighted to announce that the IMF will be exhibiting at our next Global Careers Fair on 25-26 June. […]

Company Culture matters! Make sure YOU are a Fit

May 29 2014 by Alix Vazeux

You might have the perfect profile and competences for this position, but are you sure to you are a good […]

3 Little Details Interviewers always Notice

by Alix Vazeux

You have been selected for the interview thanks to your stellar CV and fantastic cover letter, well done! The next […]

Dozens of Careers Tips at your fingers!

by Alix Vazeux

This article is packed full of useful careers advice – in short soundbites which are fun to read – and […]

Choosing the Right Target Cultures, Roles and Organizations is Critical to Your International Job Search and International Career Success

May 21 2014 by Alix Vazeux

As a result of globalization and increased opportunities due to the need for specific skill sets overseas, more and more […]

Knowledge of Protocol: Building Block for an International Career

May 19 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Some international careers require an in-depth knowledge of protocol. My friend, Benedicte Valentiner, is a good example. She served four […]

4 Career Lessons From “The Wolf of Wall Street”

May 15 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Aside from breaking the world-record for most number of f-bombs dropped in a movie (506), “The Wolf of Wall Street” […]

How to Relocate with your Kids?

May 14 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Planning to relocate but you don’t know what to do with your children? Keep in mind that children are very […]

Attracted by Working in a Small Company?

April 16 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Some of you may already be considering working for a small business rather than a big organisation, not only for […]

5 Things Every New Graduate should Know

April 11 2014 by Alix Vazeux

From my personal experience, I know that graduation day is a big step in your life. You are now done […]

10 Benefits of Working Abroad

March 24 2014 by Alix Vazeux

If you are hesitating about relocating abroad, this article might convince you to go for it! Nowadays, more and more […]

You wonder What is the Interest of Learning a New Language?

March 19 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Originally from France, I did not realise the advantages of learning different languages when I first started to study English […]

How To Say “This Is Crap” In Different Cultures

March 16 2014 by Alix Vazeux

When I first moved to the US, a member of my team wrote a report for me. It wasn’t very […]

How to be Fluent in a new language in only Six Months?

March 13 2014 by Alix Vazeux

We’re a great fan of TED Talks – TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to spreading ideas, in the form of […]

Meet Laura Tarragona-Saez – Head of Unit at EPSO

February 26 2014 by Editorial - admin

This week we would like to share with you the personal experience of a Head of Unit at European Personnel […]