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Application writing coaching

Are you about to submit a job application?
Make it stand out!

What's included?

  • One coaching session (30-45 minutes) over Skype to learn how to write a compelling application for your next job.

What will happen now?

Book your coach

You select a coach among those listed below. We recommend you to select a coach that speaks a language you are comfortable with, and who is located in a timezone close to yours.

Tell the coach about yourself

You provide some information about yourself, such as your location and preferred language, and upload a copy of your resume.

Pay the coach

You pay the coaching fee.

The coach gets in touch with you

The coach confirms the booking and contacts you directly.

The coaching session takes place

The coaching session takes place at the date and time agreed upon between you and the coach.

Send us feedback

Once the coaching session is completed, we will ask you to provide some optional feedback about your learning experience.

Available coaches

Coach annacope

Anna Cope

 Rome, Italy
 English, Italian, Swedish
Anna has 20+ years experience in the UN (UNICEF & WFP) and International Organisations, in progressively responsible roles within Human Resources Management in field and HQ duty stations. This includes experience as a recruiter, Young Professionals Coordinator and HR Operations Manager. She now works as a Coach, Consultant, Blogger and Small Business Owner.
Coach antoniofidalgo

Antonio Fidalgo

 Bangkok, Thaïland
 English, Portuguese, Spanish
Antonio is a former Head of Talent Outreach & Acquisition with UNHCR, and currently an International HR Consultant with vast experience in international organizations in the US, Europe, and Africa in the areas of recruitment, career development, training, and organizational development. Background in Psychology and organizational behavior, expertise in cross-cultural management and communication.
Coach javiermartin

Javier Martín

 Barcelona, Spain
 English, French, Spanish
Javier has worked in international development and humanitarian operations for more than 15 years, primarily for Oxfam Spain and Oxfam International. Currently he is the Head of Human Resources at the Union for the Mediterranean, a regional international organization based in Barcelona.
He has worked in more than 20 countries in Africa and Latin America, resourcing talent, fostering leadership and developing organizational and individual capacity.
Coach veronikaambertson

Veronika Ambertson

 Stockholm, Sweden
 English, Swedish
Veronika has extensive experience with recruitment, career transitions and international moves, having worked in the private staffing industry and almost a decade with HR matters in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Her coaching is aimed to be strategic and action-oriented and she has a particular interest in helping early stage professionals and aspiring leaders.
Veronika is now back in her native Sweden, from where she coaches private and corporate clients from all over the world on matters of health, career, business development and leadership.
She is a member of ICF and an ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC).
Coach amayagillespie

Amaya Gillespie

 Brisbane, Australia
 English, Spanish
Amaya has lived and worked overseas for more than 20 years. Her UN experience includes UNICEF, UNAIDS and the Secretary General’s office in Asia, Africa, Europe, and UN headquarters in New York working directly in international development. She has a PhD in behaviour change and counselling psychology, and she is an executive coach and personal development mentor, with clients all over the world, currently based in Australia.
She has had great success with her very practical approach, focussing on taking steps to move forward while deepening understanding of unhelpful patterns and how to manage or interrupt them. She is attuned to the latest research on how to build skills and confidence that support the progress so many people are seeking in their personal and professional lives.
Coach chibesaangelamwape

Chibesa Angela Mwape

 Nairobi, Kenya
Chibesa Angela Mwape is a mother of three, writer, blogger, a multi-cultural communications professional and Certified Career Coach- CPCC who has always had a passion for making the lives of others more meaningful and leaving a positive impact on them. With a BA in Communication Science and MSc in HR and International Development, Chibesa has had experience living and working in five different countries outside her own passport country including Ghana, Denmark, USA, Kosovo and Kenya.
Since 2014, she has successfully coached individuals and small groups on career development and empowered them with effective job search tools and strategies in over fifty locations in Africa. Her clients have endorsed her for her high energy and simple but practical coaching method. Chibesa is a cultivated coach equipped with the most expedient coaching tools, skills and resources for coaching success.
She is currently a part-time Global Employment Advisor with a U.S. Department of State program dubbed the Global Employment Initiative in Africa and has previously worked with the World Bank as a Global Mobility Analyst. Before that she worked with Passport Career, an online, country-specific, global job search platform as a Global Career Research Consultant. She is also a business owner, supporting job seekers, families and individuals in global and short-term transition.
Coach adeymakonnen

Adey Makonnen

 Washington DC, USA
 English, French, Italian
Adey is a certified Career Coach and Career Development Facilitator with 20+ years’ international HR and managerial experience within the UN System. Currently operates her own coaching practice based in Washington D.C., USA. She is passionate about partnering with individuals to help them realize their personal and professional goals. Member, International Coaching Federation (ICF) and National Career Development Association (NCDA).
Coach salmazulfiqar

Salma Zulfiqar

 United Kingdom
Salma has worked in different communication roles in the UN all over the world over the past 15 years. This includes strategic communications, video production, social media, writing for the web, media liaison and event management. Salma has worked with UNICEF, UNOCHA, UNDPA, UNESCO and UNDPKO on major national and international projects and has extensive experience of working with the UN in the field as well as Headquarters.
Her work has taken her from Kabul to Kenya, Yemen to Syria, Egypt to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Salma has worked with UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Mia Farrow, UN Education Envoy Gordon Brown, UN Peace Ambassador Malala and her teacher Mariam Khalique. Prior to working with the UN Salma was a journalist with the Associated Press TV, BBC and ITV.