Behind the scenes | Applying for a conservation job at Conservation Careers

This week we welcomed five new Social Media Officers to the Conservation Careers team as part-time, remote volunteers. How did we select our top candidates, and why? What made them stand out? And why were other applications unsuccessful? We’re sharing a behind-the-scenes glimpse into our the recruitment process, to help applicants understand what conservation employers

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How to give great feedback to all job applicants in under 20 minutes

One conservation job, 600 applicants. Even for a notoriously competitive sector, it seems an impossibly high number. But we recently heard from two conservation employers who received over 500 and 600 applicants each for single job openings. High volumes of applications are most common for highly-appealing entry-level and early career roles, where there is often a

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