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CVs and Resumes
Recruiter-approved global development CV and resume templates
5 common global development CV mistakes
Global development recruiters share their top CV advice
Acing your application: Do’s and don’ts of CVs and cover letters
How to be a CV showoff without overwhelming a recruiter
Straight from the expert: How to write a great development CV
Your ultimate reference list: Who should make the cut?
Filling the gap: How to build your resume while unemployed
How to put 'passion in a resume'
Top resume mistakes local professionals make
Top Employers by City
Top global development NGO employers in London
Global development employers in Johannesburg
Top global development employers in New York City
Top global development employers in Brussels
Top Geneva global development NGOs: A primer
Top global development employers in Washington, DC
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Top global development employers in North Carolina
Top global development employers in San Francisco: A primer
Top global development organizations: The Devex lists
Ask Devex: How to break into the global development sector
Webinar: Your guide to a killer online profile
Ask Devex: Transitioning into and within the development sector
Ask Devex: How retired professionals can find consulting opportunities
Webinar: A guide to consulting with USAID
Ask Devex: How to succeed with your online application
Webinar: A guide to consulting with the World Bank
Webinar: A guide to consulting with EuropeAid
Webinar: Your guide to becoming a global development consultant
Ask Devex: Career transitions
Tips for Finding Your Job
Applying to Jobs
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Recruiter pet peeves
Should I contact a hiring manager directly?
What to do when you are overqualified?
How you may be reading job postings all wrong
How to prepare for a competency-based interview
5 reasons why you haven't heard back from a recruiter
How to ace a video interview
Take charge of your job interview: 5 classic recruiter personas to know
Which part of a bicycle would you be? Recruiters share their go-to...
Salary and Negotiations
The do's and dont's of salary negotiations
How to negotiate your salary with a USAID contractor
Doing and becoming: Focus on long-term benefits when evaluating job offers
Multiple job offers? How to decide between bidding organizations
Can an 'inpat' make the case for an expat salary?
4 steps to transition to a global development career
Looking for a job in a different sector? Leverage these 5...
4 tips for program country nationals to launch an international career
Should experienced career switchers start at entry level?
Where can your nontraditional background take you?
What you need to know: Careers in monitoring and evaluation
Want to work in monitoring and evaluation? Start with these 5 skills
Kick-starting your career in monitoring and evaluation
What you need to know: Jobs in corporate social responsibility
4 surprising facts about working in corporate social responsibility
The undefined path to a career in partnerships
A new kind of development professional: The development engineer
Engineers in global development: How much do they make?
Engineering jobs in global development: What you need to know
Working with the United Nations
UN Young Professionals Program: What you need to know
Development aid careers in the United Nations system: What you need to know
Debunked: 4 myths about working for the United Nations
Network your way into the UN
Five insider tips for acing a UN online job application
Jobs at UN specialized agencies: A primer
Your next move: Post-UN career planning
Working with the World Bank
World Bank Young Professionals Program: What you need to know
How to consult your way into the World Bank
Hiring at the World Bank: 4 sectors to watch
World Bank job applications: What you need to know
Ask the recruiter: Jobs with the World Bank
How to read a World Bank job ad
The 'ideal' World Bank job candidate: A character sketch
World Bank hiring: Diversity without citizenship quotas
More career advice
The truth about cover letters: What do recruiters really think?
Cover letters: How to avoid the mistake that could offend your potential...
What recruiters look for in a cover letter
How volunteering can jumpstart your global development career
How to maximize the benefits of skills-based volunteering
4 tips for using volunteering experience to boost your career
Advice for recent grads
Recruiters weigh in: 7 of the biggest mistakes recent grads make
Graduating soon? 6 things you should do right now
#GradWeek: Answers to recent graduates’ 8 most common questions