A resume or cover letter represents a job applicant. Hence, it is important to avoid blunders when introducing oneself to an organization.
Devex consulted recruiters at some of the top employers in humanitarian relief to find out some common mistakes committed by job candidates in preparing these application documents. They also revealed what makes a resume and cover letter stand out.
Proofread, proofread, proofread!
In the often insecure world of humanitarian disaster relief, paying attention to detail can make a world of difference. That’s why typos in resumes and cover letters are more than a small faux pas to Carrie Schildroth.