Ask Devex: How to break into the global development sector

An excerpt from this month’s Ask Devex webinar. Career Account members can watch the full recording below.

Devex’s own Katrina Gaw, who leads CV writing and cover letter projects on our talent solutions team, hosted this month’s event, sharing her insights on CV length, career gaps, and how and when to follow up on a job application.

Here are just a few takeaways from the webinar. Other topics covered in the webinar included the use of keywords in your CV and online profile, how to present certificates and nondegree trainings, and when and where to provide professional references.

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  • Emma smith

    Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a reporting and communications associate at Devex, based in Barcelona. She focuses on bringing the latest career and hiring trends, tips, and insights to our global development community. Emma has a background in journalism and, in addition to writing for news publications, has worked with organizations focusing on child rights and women’s rights in sustainable development.