What to do? A request for career advice!

Decisions about what to do career-wise are seldom easy.  My time with DFID Ethiopia comes to an end at the end of May. It’s been great.  I did have a job to go back to at ODI, but I’ve decided not to take that option.

There are a number of factors to consider, some of which don’t feature below despite being particularly important (Hello Amanda!), and time-scales to play with. I’ve come up with criteria, scoring systems and weighting systems that are too embarrassing for public consumption. However, I thought it would be good to get some advice from the friends and colleagues and fellow development wonks who occasionally have a look at my blog. Continue reading