Ask Devex: How to succeed with your online application

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

Devex’s Hannah Chappelow and Krystle Sevilla host this month’s Ask Devex webinar to share their recruiter insights. Chappelow is a senior associate with Devex Talent Solutions and Sevilla manages the Devex team that vets thousands of global development CVs and helps organizations hire for specific and hard-to-fill roles.

This month, we discuss the importance of languages for working in the sector, as well as how best to highlight your transferable skills and succeed with online job applications.

About the author

  • Emma Smith

    Emma Smith is a Reporter at Devex. She covers all things related to careers and hiring in the global development community as well as mental health within the sector — from tips on supporting humanitarian staff to designing mental health programs for refugees. Emma has reported from key development hubs in Europe and co-produced Devex’s DevProWomen2030 podcast series. She holds a degree in journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University and a master's in media and international conflict. In addition to writing for regional news publications, she has worked with organizations focused on child and women’s rights.

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