News archive: August 2011

New 'How To' Guides now available

A new range of How-To Guides, including a three-part guide on how to use coaching, are now available in the Resources section of the website.

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International Management and Leadership Programme 2011 moves from Mumbai to Bangalore

The International Management & Leadership Programme (IMLP), an intensive 5-day training programme designed to develop strategic, high-performing leaders, has now moved from Mumbai to Bangalore.

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New Case Studies - Reward, Leadership, HIV Policy

We've expanded our Case Studies pages which now feature many more studies of good practice from across the sector and worldwide. Every six weeks we're going to be profiling three new case studies and this week we're highlighting the following:

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World Humanitarian Day 2011 - The resilience of aid workers

There is never a year without a disaster. World Humanitarian Day is, put briefly, a 'celebration of people helping people'. It is a chance to recognise the heroic work aid workers do around the world. To mark the day (19 August 2011), we have discounted downloads of some new key research into the resilience of aid workers.

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Never Mind the Numbers, Think Quality

By Mike Johnson

Occasionally at a conference or meeting you pick up a phrase that it so thought-provoking that you just have to write it down (maybe act on it too). Doesn't happen often, but when it does, it sets off the thought-processes - big-time.

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Quality and Accountability Initiatives Strengthen Collaboration

Four Quality and Accountability humanitarian initiatives - the Sphere Project, the Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP) International, People In Aid, and the Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP), at a meeting hosted by the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR) on 20 July 2011, took the first bold steps to strengthen their collaboration in a frank and wide-reaching assessment of their effectiveness and impact. Hearing no doubts from the sector about the value they have added since their founding in the 1990s, the Chief Executives and Board Chairs of these initiatives recognised nevertheless the need to effectively adapt to the ever changing aid environment, in order to maintain relevance and assist aid providers in enhancing the quality of their response to crisis victims.

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People In Aid recruitment: HR Services Team Leader - UK

We are currently recruiting for an HR Services Team Leader role, based in our London office.

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People In Aid recruitment: HR Services Executive - UK

We are currently recruiting for an HR Services Executive role, based in our London office.

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NGO Local Pay: Update

In partnership with the Birches Group and InsideNGO, we are pleased to share with you the latest update on the NGO Local Pay Survey, an initiative to create reliable, tailored compensation survey data for the international NGO community.

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Humanitarian Professionalisation - Global Survey

ELRHA are aiming to reach over 2,000 respondents to get their views and suggestions relating to professional development within the humanitarian sector.

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Are you making use of our online resources?

We have updated Resource Sheets on recruitment, volunteering and career resources. There is also a new Policy Guideline on Codes of Conduct available for free as well as a new organisational policy on Relocation from CAFOD.

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Read the full story  (1 August 2011)