Most googled questions about recruiters — answered by recruiters

Recruiters answer the most googled questions about recruiters.

Devex recently hosted the 10th annual Devex Global Development Career Forum, to bring together seasoned global development professionals and recruiters from the industry’s leading organizations.

Behind the scenes at the forum, we asked recruiters to answer the most googled questions about them: If cover letters really matter, whether recruiters lie, and their reasons for “ghosting” you. Watch the video above or read below for some of the most sought-after answers to questions surrounding global development recruiters.

About the authors

  • Kinsey Denney

    Kinsey Denney is a former assistant video editor fellow at Devex. Her background is in documentary and narrative film with a bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and additional training from Prague Film School. She has worked on AmDoc’s POV documentary series, on Outerloop Management’s marketing team, and on independent or collaborative documentary projects.
  • Lottie Watters

    Lottie Watters formerly covered career and hiring trends, tips, and insights. Lottie has a background in geography and journalism, taking a particular interest in grassroots international development projects. She has worked with organizations delivering clean water and sanitation projects globally.