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A Year of Working from Home at DevAid

March 2021 came around and reminded us of an important milestone – 1 year since our working format has cardinally changed at DevelopmentAid! Since then, have become best friends with flexibility, a term that represents our working style to this day. Last year, we have transferred all of our activity to a remote format in […]

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DevAid OFFLINE: Old Chisinau Quest Recap!

The past Saturday, our employees were invited to switch up their routines and take part in a different kind of DevAid OFFLINE event. More specifically, our IT colleague Tamara Halaim has helped us prepare a city quest in the old city centre, spanning from str. Petru Movila to str. Armeneasca, and from str. Varlaam to […]

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DevelopmentAid @ the ”Aleg Cariera IT”

In the second half of May, our company has taken part in the ”Aleg Cariera IT” campaign, which is an online event meant to help lyceum students from Comrat, Balti, and Cahul to embrace a career in IT. It was hosted by the Tekwill Academy in partnership with ISD. Through discussions and presentation from companies […]

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Wings for Life Run 2021

The Wings for Life Run is a yearly tradition that spans the whole world – all participants run on the same day and at the same time, in order to support spinal injury research. Think of it as a marathon, where you can run as long as you wish. There is no finish line. Instead, 30 […]

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DevelopmentAid is Now ISO Certified

Last month, DevelopmentAid took an important step towards demonstrating compliance to international standards, by obtaining an ISO certification. More specifically, our company has established a Quality Management System that is compliant to the requirements of EN ISO 9001:2015. An ISO 9001 Quality Management System is a consistent way of doing things which ensures that our service […]

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#devaidbenefits – Promotion Policy

Introduction to our Promotion Policy One of the benefits of working within DevelopmentAid’s bounds is our proprietary Promotion Policy. Namely, our Policy implies that most senior roles in our company are reserved for employees, with recruitment for these roles being kept almost exclusively on an internal basis. This ensures that our employees can achieve seniority […]

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DevelopmentAid @Targul de Cariere 2021

The first two days of April were marked by an yearly event, Targul de Cariere Chisinau 2021. This is an initiative that brings together companies and firms in the market, in order to familiarise participants with various industries and career paths. For several years, DevelopmentAid has taken part in career fairs like this and networked […]

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Wednesday Public Speaking Sessions

Starting in November, we have successfully conducted weekly Wednesday Public Speaking sessions. Each meeting consisted of around 2-3 prepared speeches by participants, followed by feedback from their colleagues. Along with planned speeches, there were impromptu discourses, where attendees unleashed their creativity. The aim of our weekly session was the development of public speaking skills, getting […]

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Our First Charity of 2021

DevelopmentAid has started 2021 by doing good deeds! After the holidays have passed, we have partnered up with The Moldova Project once again – as you can remember, we have worked with them to supply game rooms for children from vulnerable families in their regions with toys and educational support in October 2019. This time, […]

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DevelopmentAid & EBEC 2021

At DevelopmentAid, we place a strong focus on supporting local initiatives that reflect our values and ambitions. For instance, this March we’ve supported BEST Chisinau, a student organisation that is part of UTM. This group aims to complement local youth’s education with practical and career-oriented knowledge, along with challenging them to become better. Every year, BEST […]

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Our Dot Painting Masterclasses

At DevelopmentAid, we always make an effort to follow hard work with a portion of fun activities to get our creativity going! In the middle of February, we decided to organise a Masterclass suggested by Irina Bondarenco, Career Center director. She proposed teaching participants the art of Dot Painting on plates, whereby little dots of […]

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November’s Webinars

In November, our experienced colleagues from different departments have hosted numerous online webinars. These digital events served an important purpose – they familiarized international development experts and companies with DevelopmentAid services, current conditions generated by COVID-19, and tips & tricks on how to overcome difficulties. In a time when business travel is almost non-existent, webinars […]

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RightAngle – A New Direction

Introducing RightAngle At RightAngle Global, we specialize in expert recruiting for individual projects of management consulting firms, private equity, and corporate strategists. Operating entirely in the private sector and employing a progressive approach, we aim to change the way these business problem-solvers receive access to knowledge through identifying the right experts for them and their […]

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Public Speaking Course @DevAid

From September to October, our colleagues had the opportunity to take part in a three-session public speaking course, led by coach Robert de Groof (PhD), and assisted by Irina Bondarenco (Toastmasters Club member and trainer). The sessions’ focus was providing a progressive and friendly environment where participants can master their skills and increase their knowledge […]

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#Devaidwindowviews challenge

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve slowly started feeling a colder wind breeze, some stray orange leaves… That means autumn is almost here! Since a lot of us work from home at this time, we decided to launch a challenge to know our colleagues better. More specifically, we wanted to see their daily views, […]

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@RUNdemia Online Marathon

Even though the pandemic has put a slight stop on gatherings, our DevAiders still found a way to take part in a running marathon! If you think this sounds impossible in light of current restrictions, there is a safe way. This summer, Sporter organized the first-of-a-kind online marathon, called RUNdemia. The concept was unique, reuniting […]

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Online Interviews – The Wave of the Future

Due to this year’s COVID-19 developments, many business procedures had to be adjusted. Recruitment wasn’t an exception, the process going through significant changes – due to restrictions, how do we make face-to-face interviews possible? As you have probably guessed it, they have mostly changed to a virtual format now. This implies carrying out the discussion […]