Entire books can be — and have been — written about what not to do when applying to a job.
Much of the advice is expected and applies to a wide range of industries — global development included. Always customize your CV. Keep a cover letter to one page or less. Quantify your achievements. However, there are several common mistakes unique to global development hiring.
Make sure you didn’t do any of these five things when you applied to your last global development job.
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1. You used the wrong CV template.