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Place your application on top of the pile with our 41 expert tips

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by Impactpool

A resume template for an International Organization looks different compared to a private sector application template. Typically it is longer than the standard one page CV used in private sector as you are expected to include all your experiences, starting at the earliest year of your career even if these experiences are not relatable to the current position you are applying for. In this article, we focus on 41 tips that make your next application the best you have ever made such as:


  • What is important for the sector and how to highlight it?
  • Considerations for your cover letter
  • How to pitch your accomplishments
  • What to avoid common mistakes 
  • Is the CV format truly important -YES
  • References checks
  • Structuring your application according to what recruiters seek for
  • Which experiences are relevant
  • Does numbers and budget involved count?

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