An excerpt from our “Jumpstart your job search with a winning CV” webinar with Devex CV writing expert Tom LeaMond. Career Account members can access the full webinar recording below.

Your CV is your first — and sometimes your only — chance to make a great impression on a potential employer, particularly in the global development sector, which remains a highly competitive job market with recruiters and hiring managers sometimes receiving hundreds of CVs for a single position.

In this exclusive webinar, Devex CV writing expert Tom LeaMond discusses the importance of a standout CV to jumpstart your global development job search. Having worked for many years in career and professional development consultancy, LeaMond helps his clients express their experience and translate their skills in a way that will make them stand out to recruiters. He shares his insider knowledge during this webinar.

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.