|East Asia and Pacific countries have more university graduates than ever, yet employers say they don't find the skills to match their needs.|
Jobs aren't easy to come by these days, no matter where you live. The ongoing global downturn is making finding employment even more of a challenge, and in the middle of a job hunt, any advice is usually welcome. Which makes this recent post by political science professor Chris Blattman timely. He highlights development blogger Alanna Shaikh's five tips for finding an international development job – and adds a few of his own (see the tips after the jump).
|Pictures with my students in the spring of 1986. The lives of college students in China have since changed tremendously.|
The professor who invited me was my student 23 years ago when I was teaching for a semester at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences graduate school here in Beijing. So, it was natural to think about the changes in the lives of college students as a result of 30 years of opening up.
|Kiribati is the easternmost country in the world, and was the first country to enter into the year 2000.|