Development CVs that make a difference

By Rolf Rosenkranz 23 December 2011

How do you make your resume stand out in an increasingly competitive job market - whether you’re a recent graduate, globe-trotting consultant or senior official?

Kate Warren, Devex’s senior director and editor of careers and recruiting content and former director of global recruitment services, shares some of the latest tips on creating a successful CV in international development. From resume structure and length to cultural sensitivities and the use of keywords — this webinar answers some of job seekers’ most burning questions.

Click on the video above and learn how to read a job ad, how to choose the right resume template and how to avoid the biggest resume writing blunders in our 1-hour recording of “Development CVs that make a difference,” a Devex webinar featuring questions submitted live by a global audience.

Can’t watch the webinar right now? Check out the audio podcast and listen to the full webinar — it’s great material for people on the go like you!

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Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.

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