You may have invested a significant amount of time and money in your international development education, and have even gained years of relevant internship and work experience. But the global development industry is a highly competitive one, attracting many of the brightest minds from all over the world. With no shortage of qualified candidates, your success in standing out often depends on how well you can make a case for yourself on paper.
“Remember that your CV is a marketing document,” said Maya Salomon, a senior recruiter from the Asia Foundation, in a previous interview with Devex. “And the purpose of that marketing document is to get you an interview.”