The global development sector doesn’t adhere to the usual standards when it comes to CVs. If you are still studying or have recently graduated and are starting your global development job search, it’s important to know what these are.
The main features to get you noticed by recruiters include the use of sector-relevant keywords, highlighting donor and country experience, and utilizing your headline to brand yourself as a professional. In this webinar, Kate Warren, executive vice president of Devex, talks through the rules and norms unique to the global dev sector, including page length. Warren also points out some of the most common CV mistakes made by postgraduates, which can quickly turn off employers.