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20/07/2017

Training session about competency-based recruitment, selection and staff development takes place in Manila


On 20 July a workshop took place in Manila, training 31 participants from the humanitarian and development sectors on the use of competency-based tools for recruitment and selection. Participants learned how to interview candidates using the STAR interview method, how to asking competency-based questions, and how to analyse and recor responses and results. The session also covered how to assess individual and team strengths and weaknesses against the Core Humanitarian Competencies Framework (CHCF).

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10/07/2017

CHS launches in Chinese


The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is now available in Chinese. The CHS management team would like to thank Oxfam Hong Kong, World Vision China, Plan International China and Zhuoming Information Aid for their hard work translating and designing the Standard. The CHS in Chinese will be an invaluable resource for humanitarian and development organisations working across Asia and worldwide.

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29/06/2017

Early-bird booking opens for HHR Europe


You can enhance locally-led humanitarian response by making a few practical changes to the way you operate. Whether you are a human resources (HR) professional in a globally active NGO or leading a grass-roots agency in the field, join HHR Europe 2017 to find out how.

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14/06/2017

Two new case studies from GOAL about social auditing and accountability in conflict


These case studies by GOAL give an account of two projects carried out in Honduras, Nicaragua and Ukraine. In Central America, social auditing was used to empower communities to be protagonists in their own development, while in Ukraine, GOAL set up a hotline for appropriate and rapid interventions in line with the CHS commitments for their multi-purpose cash assistance programme.

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12/06/2017

Launching the Core Humanitarian Competency Framework (CHCF) Project


Competent and well-managed staff are at the heart of an accountable and effective organisation, therefore they need to be equipped with the right skills and behaviours. The Core Humanitarian Competency Framework explains the link between the organisation’s ability to deliver impact, and what it takes to be successful through personal and organisational excellence.

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10/05/2017

CHS launches in Myanmar language


The Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) is now available in Myanmar language. The CHS management team would like to thank the American Red Cross for coordinating the translation of the Standard. The CHS in Myanmar language will be an invaluable resource for humanitarian and development organisations working across Asia and worldwide.

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