Webinar: Getting job search ready for 2017

By Emma Smith 21 December 2016

An excerpt of the webinar Getting job search ready for 2017. Career Account members can watch the full recording below.

The holidays can be a great opportunity for you to reflect on your career goals and evaluate your job search strategy. With many employers intensifying their recruitment efforts in the first months of the new year, it is worth dedicating some time over the holidays to ensuring your resume is up-to-date and your online profile highlights your core skills and expertise.

Devex career and recruitment expert Kate Warren is on hand to help you get job search ready for 2017. In this exclusive Devex webinar, she discusses the key ingredients to a strategic job search and explains why the holidays are a great opportunity for you to get your career house in order.

“Early in the year, the first quarter is often a big hiring surge for employers that we work with, they have new budgets, everyone is back from vacation so they can focus their time on bringing in new hires and new employees.”

Warren shares her tips on how to highlight your skills and expertise, create a stand-out CV and utilize your Devex account to find the employers and jobs that match your interests. Here are three key ingredients to a strategic job search according to the recruitment expert.

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Emma Smith

Emma Smith is a reporting and communications associate at Devex, based in Barcelona. She focuses on bringing the latest career and hiring trends, tips, and insights to our global development community. Emma has a background in journalism and, in addition to writing for news publications, has worked with organizations focusing on child rights and women’s rights in sustainable development.


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